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

Selah: Rediscovering Biblical Meditation

[For my determined purpose is] that I may know Him - that I may progressively become more deeply and intimately acquainted with Him, perceiving and recognizing and understanding [the wonders of His Person] more strongly and more clearly (Phillipians 3:10 Amplified Bible) "It is well to meditate upon the things of God, because we thus … Continue reading Selah: Rediscovering Biblical Meditation

Vegetarianism, Animal Rights and Christian Ethics

A visit to a neighborhood pet store may not often be the scene for raising profound theological questions, but that is exactly what happened to me several years ago. The store featured an impressive collection of exotic reptiles, including a number of large snakes. The largest of these snakes was a sixteen foot Burmese python … Continue reading Vegetarianism, Animal Rights and Christian Ethics