Why Some Kids Are Born into Poverty: what to tell your children

Tucking her daughter into bed at night, Megan reminded Emma that we’re blessed to live in the United States where there is plenty of good food to eat and clean drinking water. She said some poorer countries don’t have these basic needs. Her seven-year old daughter then wonders why those poor people can’t move? Megan […]

By |March 27th, 2017|blog|0 Comments

WANTED: Christians Thinkers! Why we need to “think” more than ever

So many Christians I know are too comfortable in their sphere of knowledge, and unfortunately, that sphere is getting too small. If we are to fulfill the great commission, we’ve got to learn more about our faith, especially in today’s culture. Now, in Western culture (all cultures that are directly influenced by Europe from […]

By |March 21st, 2015|blog|11 Comments

Atheists Churches Celebrating Life More Than Christians?

Atheist churches—I know, total oxymoron—are popping up everywhere these days, drawing people from all walks of life who simply want to celebrate being alive. They sing songs, hear an inspirational messages, and focus on the positive aspects of life. After all, the headline news these days can be anything but positive, so listening to […]

By |November 14th, 2014|blog|2 Comments

Was Jesus’ Resurrection Based on Pagan Myths? (Part 3 – final)

A myth cannot explain away the resurrection event of Christ—it is unparalleled in history. This is not a belief rooted in pagan ideas of dying-rising gods, but a belief rooted in a Jewish apocalyptic worldview. Even for the Jews themselves, the idea of their messiah being killed and crucified by His enemies was completely […]

By |July 31st, 2014|blog|2 Comments

Jesus’ Resurrection was NOT a Mass Hallucination

We’ve all heard of hallucinations; maybe even experienced one ourselves. We wake from a bad dream, and for an instant a shadowy figure seems to be in our room. Maybe a chronic migraine caused you to see intense colors or hear strange noises. Perhaps in your deep despair over the sudden loss of a […]

By |October 28th, 2013|writings|0 Comments