Beyond the secularists, consider how Christians on either end of the liberal/conservative spectrum cause more isolation and rejection of the faith than they could imagine. ◊ Have you come across people who are so logical and fact-based that they are logically… Read More ›
More Evil and Conflicting Worldviews
A retrospective in light of tragedy in Nice, France: an update to a Biblical Viewpoint post first written on April 20, 2013 after the terrorist attack in Boston. Evil boldly manifested again in the public square gives rise to the… Read More ›
Rich, Young, and Confused
It’s natural to think that our status, money, sincerity, good actions, and even acknowledgement of God and religious principles can earn us credibility and points in this life and beyond. ♦ A young and successful man of stature and faith seeks… Read More ›
Dreams Shattered. What Do You Do?
Have you ever wanted something so much that it crushed you when things fell through? Does that loss of your aspiration hurt and confuse you to the point of questioning God and his plan? ♦ Abraham felt it. Isaac did too…. Read More ›
Running the Race to Win, Place, or Show?
The race is not to the swift or the battle to the strong, nor does food come to the wise or wealth to the brilliant or favor to the learned; but time and chance happen to them all. ♦ That line… Read More ›
The Number 40 in the Bible
Numbers have symbolic meaning in the Bible. The number “40” is pervasive and connected to the fulfillment of God’s promises, not all of them positive. ♦ I have my High School 40th Reunion coming up this month. Seems like a lifetime… Read More ›
Hot, Cold or Lukewarm in the Marketplace?
The speaker (Pat Gelsinger) was a marketplace leader who responded to the clarion call in his youth to step fully into his Christian faith: to be neither cold or worse, lukewarm, but to be “hot for God. ♦ There’s a strong and… Read More ›
Got Biblical Historical Context?
Context is everything. Do you really know when things happened? Have you thought through the implications of documented Bible history? ♦ Like many people I used to get the years and periods of history mixed up. When was the US Civil… Read More ›
What’s Your Motivation? What’s Your Driver?
We’re all driven by something. That motivator deep inside of us that moves us to run, hide, push, or even let go. There’s a myriad of circumstances, values, idols and emotions that can drive one’s life. Sometimes we’re not even… Read More ›
Wise, Powerful, Bold and Ordinary
The origin of any institution should be understood and even studied as it provides insight into initial intent, power and heart, regardless of modern deviations from its roots. ♦ In the initial days following the ascension of Christ (40 days after… Read More ›
The Great Bible and Science Debate
Debates of this sort are big and staged and have clear battle lines drawn. The unfortunate thing is that most people will not experience it. ♦ In case you missed it, there was a Creation vs. Evolution Debate this past… Read More ›
So Really…Why Do Bad Things Happen?
Death, poverty, suffering, evil, war. Set-backs, trials, accidents, tragedies. If God is so good, why does He allow bad things to happen? Does He control this world? Does He even care? ♦ An innocent 9 year-old girl is plowed into by a 240 pound errant… Read More ›