Beyond barbeques and fireworks, we will be faced again this 4th of July weekend with stories of America’s past and origins. Is it true? What is truth? Here are 5 keys to effectively discern truth, on anything. ◊ So what is… Read More ›
Happy Good Friday/Easter?
Actually that Friday was one of great mourning for the first Jesus-followers. Then came Easter Sunday. We now can look back on that weekend in Jerusalem 2000 years ago with a broader perspective. Actually, everyone should. ◊ Even while a woefully… Read More ›
Faith and Truth in a Dark World
Who do we believe? The challenge is that in all manners of faith and life we are surrounded by falsehoods, distortions, and even wrongdoing that can leave us confused and off base. It raises a question that only Jesus can… Read More ›
So Really, What is Truth?
Our actions arise from our convictions. Our convictions stem from our beliefs. Our beliefs reflect our view of truth. Wrong truth yields wrong beliefs, which yield wrong convictions and actions. So, what is truth? ◊ It’s an interesting thought. If… Read More ›
Are We Being Told the Truth?
In all matters of religion, business, science, politics, history, and even current events around the world, are we really being told the truth? Here are 5 keys to help ensure that you are not being inadvertently misinformed or purposely deceived…. Read More ›
The Misunderstanding of Good News
They call the Gospel the Good News. The news that Jesus brought about the coming Kingdom of God was not necessarily easy to take in by the people of His day. It’s equally hard to swallow for many today. ◊ If… Read More ›
The Challenge of Jesus
The Bible cites a brief incident where Jesus challenged powerful people with a simple but profound question they could not or would not answer. Can you? ♦ It’s popular today to “challenge authority” and “speak truth to power.” Sounds noble and… Read More ›
A Person’s Right to Choose
Human history is replete with debate over social, political, and religious issues. While a “right to choose” is a celebrated ideal on the social front, it applies as well to one’s faith journey. ♦ In a recent discussion about abortion, a woman emphasized… Read More ›
You Just Never Know
You never know the impact your prayers and friendship can have over the course of a lifetime, sometimes well beyond what you can see or even imagine. Truth has a way of catching up with all of us. ♦ The small… Read More ›
In the Real Beginning
Real truth can be elusive if one allows themselves to be influenced by compromised sources that may be uninformed or biased, even if not malicious. Where is real truth found? In the real beginning…. ♦ Our culture feeds us a lot… Read More ›
The Bible and Cultural Whims
A judicial decision shakes and divides a nation once again. What is the bigger context of cultural trends, pressures and opinions in light of Biblical history? ♦ The Bible is full of historical accounts of cultural shifts led by strategic… Read More ›