Jesus and Homosexuality

As the endless culture wars continue to escalate in our nation and around the world, much of the rhetoric centers around the issue of homosexuality. Furthermore, people on all sides of the debate clamor to make the Lord Jesus Christ a spokesman for their cause (an example would be this exchange from the CNN television … Continue reading Jesus and Homosexuality

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

Issues of Life 1: Abortion

Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves; ensure justice for those who are perishing -Proverbs 31:8, NLT The pro life movement did not begin as the result of Roe v. Wade. The pro life movement began in the first century A.D....(The first Christians’) unified opposition to child-killing was unwaveringly and entirely unquestioned. -George … Continue reading Issues of Life 1: Abortion

Issues of Life 3: Self Defense, Firearms and the Military

Co-written with David Pope It has been said that a person can but minister out of their 'overflow', that is, out of the abundance of the Word of God in them and their personal experience. It is with this thought in mind that we present this third and final installment to our "Issues of Life" … Continue reading Issues of Life 3: Self Defense, Firearms and the Military

Issues of Life 2: Capital Punishment

And will you profane Me among My people...killing people who should not die, and keeping people alive who should not live...? (Ezekiel 13:19) ...it can be easily demonstrated that the death penalty strengthens the value of human life. If the penalty for rape were lowered, clearly it would signal a lessened regard for the victims’ … Continue reading Issues of Life 2: Capital Punishment

“The Legacy” Episode 22: Jesus, Full of Compassion

Today's lesson is especially timely as our nation and our world deals with all of the fear and uncertainty regarding the Corona virus. In our last lesson we saw how Jesus had gone off to have some private prayer time after a powerful time of ministering to large numbers of people at Peter's house. Jesus' … Continue reading “The Legacy” Episode 22: Jesus, Full of Compassion

A Real Place Called Hell 2: A Guided Tour

(Co-written with David Pope) And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.-Revelation 20:15 (God) is a being of infinite greatness, majesty, and glory; and therefore he is infinitely honourable...for he is infinitely worthy to be obeyed himself, and we have an absolute, universal, and infinite … Continue reading A Real Place Called Hell 2: A Guided Tour