Category: Bible / Christian Living
What Does it Mean to “Surrender All” to Christ?
Those of us who grew up in evangelical Christian churches in the United States are likely to have sung songs about “surrendering” all to God or to Jesus Christ. With much gusto, or hesitation, we’d sing out, “I surrender allllll I surrender allllll All to Thee my blessed Savior I surrender all” Though I’d sing […]
An Overlooked Teaching of Jesus: The Centrality of Repentance
Diverse opinions about who Jesus is date all the way back to the time He was here as the incarnate Word, dwelling among us in first-century Israel. We see that even while He was in the flesh, there were misconceptions about who He was. This is clear in passages like Matthew 16:13-16. Not much has […]
On Peace of Mind About Coronavirus
Are you freaking out about coronavirus? There is a way to have peace of mind. Hint: it has to do with making peace with the Prince of Peace.
My Christian Commitments in a Post-Christian World
Growing up in the west during last few decades of the twentieth century, I took for granted that Judeo-Christian ethics and morality were the social norms and that even many of those who chose to ignore them at least acknowledged their existence and might be willing to admit that they “should” live by them. It […]
Interacting Online with Differing Opinions: To Engage or Not to Engage?
Today’s digitally-connected world is more polarized than ever. As one who came of age before the proliferation of social media, I still sometimes sit back with amazement to think about how we can now easily interact with people and content channels all over the world. While this has its myriad of benefits, it also creates […]
Jesus is God: 8 Reasons from the Bible
The question of “is Jesus God?” has been a subject of discussion since not long after the world timetable flipped to A.D. So let’s take a look at this most critical issue. Though the theories on who Jesus is vary, I would like to summarize a compelling treatment I heard in a sermon recently of […]
Is Christianity at Odds with Science & Facts?
Is Christianity at Odds with Science & Facts? There is a growing liberal sentiment today that having a Biblical worldview means compromising on or even disbelieving in science. Phrases like “science denier” or “Christianity and science are incompatible” get thrown around a lot. As Christians, we often get taken aback or find ourselves on the […]
Repentance and Fridge Cleaning
Both tasks are important. One is essential for the Christian. There are some striking parallels I explore in this post.
The Weight of the World vs. The Weight of Glory
A simple reminder of the unshakable hope the Christian has in God’s promises.