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 […]
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 […]
Scripture Memory: Exciting Update & Encouragement
Hello dear reader! Recently I posted a blog/vlog discussing the importance to the Christian of memorizing Scripture. I won’t rehash the points here. You can watch the video if you want. I did, however, want to share an exciting update. At the time of that post, I mentioned that I had found a resource that […]
Thoughts from Ligonier Ministries’ Defending the Faith Conference
Over the weekend, my husband Mike and I were privileged to attend Ligonier Ministries‘ west coast “Defending the Faith” apologetics conference in Redmond, WA. It was the first conference of that type we had ever attended. Mike often listens to audio from Christian conferences after they occur; a habit I have picked up as well. […]
Pros vs. Cons of Christianity
What are the pros vs cons of Christianity? I’ve been a Christian since I was seven years old, and I can see undeniably how that has changed me and shaped me as I’ve grown, both physically and spiritually. I’ve thought a lot over the years about the many ways in which Christianity both enriches life […]
Why People Hate Christians & Christianity
Published 3/4/18. Updated 3/4/21. Why do people hate Christians? Or why do people hate Christianity? Since my childhood, I’ve seen Judeo-Christian ethics slowly but surely move from basically accepted standards and the cultural norm to rejected, stomped on, and moved to what, subjectively, seems like a shunned fringe of society. This sentiment is reinforced heavily […]