Controversial Topics: The “Satanic Panic” (Video)

NEW VIDEO: "The Satanic Panic" Satan is a very real enemy. Yet in the early 1980s to the early 1990s, Christians were forced to take a hard look at how we respond to him. What did we do right? What did we do wrong? What can we learn from it? Let's talk about it! Please … Continue reading Controversial Topics: The “Satanic Panic” (Video)

A Response to “The West Wing” Bible Scene

One would think this would be old news by now, but a twenty year old television clip continues to make waves today. More specifically, this scene from the critically acclaimed TV show “The West Wing” is still frequently used in an attempt to discredit both the Bible and those who believe it:The second season episode … Continue reading A Response to “The West Wing” Bible Scene

Bethlehem’s Treasure: A Christmas Meditation

"Riches untold, frankincense and gold, pale before the Glory we behold! The Father's gift of love come down, sacrifice beyond all measure. Heavenly hosts proclaim this sound, come and see the infant King Bethlehem's Treasure!" (1) The scene is a very familiar one: The crisp December breeze blends with the colorful lights, distinctive music and … Continue reading Bethlehem’s Treasure: A Christmas Meditation

Jesus: Conservative or Liberal? Part 3: Biblical Stewardship, Charity and Welfare

As we conclude our series on applying Jesus' teachings to the modern political arena, I would like to share an illustration from a rather unlikely source: baby sitting. I was once helping to watch two young children, a boy and a girl, for some friends. While we sat in the floor playing with coloring books, … Continue reading Jesus: Conservative or Liberal? Part 3: Biblical Stewardship, Charity and Welfare

Politics and the Christian Voter

" When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn."- Proverbs 29:2“The Church must take right ground in regards to politics . . . God will bless or curse the nation according to the [political] course Christians take.” -Charles Finney From the moment the first settlers … Continue reading Politics and the Christian Voter

Jesus: Conservative or Liberal? Part 2-Jesus, Money and the Poor

"Whose side would Jesus be on, the wealthy businessman's, or the poor farmer's?" In the many discourses about Christianity and politics, questions like this one often come up in order to make the case that God cannot be tied to popular right-wing political ideologies (a point which, as I discussed in the previous message, I … Continue reading Jesus: Conservative or Liberal? Part 2-Jesus, Money and the Poor