Tag: God

Murder Mill Musings #003

Today felt lively. The local church showed up in great numbers and there were prominent voices in the abolitionist movement present. Joseph Spurgeon, R.C. Sproul Jr. and Rusty Thomas were among the more widely known voices pleading for the lives of the unborn among… Continue Reading “Murder Mill Musings #003”

Divinity

Question: Why do you believe the bible? Answer: Because it’s a reliable collection of historical documents written by eye witnesses during the lifetime of other eye witnesses that reported supernatural events in fulfillment of specific prophecies. Finally, they claim that these messages are divine… Continue Reading “Divinity”

Prophecy

Recap: God has something to say about knowledge. The bible is a reliable collection of historical documents. It was written by eyewitnesses in the lifetime of other eyewitnesses. Continuing that thought, these witnesses reported supernatural events in fulfilment of specific prophecies. I emphasize specific, because that’s… Continue Reading “Prophecy”

Eye Witness Testimony

Recap: In the previous entries on apologetics, I’ve shared the emphasis God puts on knowledge and the unique composition of the the bible. In this entry, I’ll share the next reason I believe what the bible says and why I think you should too.… Continue Reading “Eye Witness Testimony”

The Reliability of Scripture

In part one of this series of entries about why I trust the authority of scripture, I explained how important wisdom is. God doesn’t want us to be uninformed about the legitimacy of His claims, who He is or the implications all that has… Continue Reading “The Reliability of Scripture”

Apologetics Intro – Bearers of Truth

Notice: All of the answers you’re looking for are in the bible. I, a pastor, or any well educated theologian can tell you all about what we believe, why we believe it, and what we know about history that corroborates with it, but you… Continue Reading “Apologetics Intro – Bearers of Truth”

Identifying a True Christian

On January 20th, 2013, my life changed drastically in an instant. In the span of maybe an hour, I went from looking for trouble at the bar to being distraught at the realization that I was at the mercy of a God I didn’t… Continue Reading “Identifying a True Christian”

Stewards of Spirit & Time

No Dave Grohl, but I’ve got a confession to make. I’m a procrastinator. I waste a lot of time on mindless entertainment. I work hard at my job and building my relationship with my life, but I can be flat out lazy with other… Continue Reading “Stewards of Spirit & Time”

Father’s Day for the Fatherless – Part 2

Last year at this time (Father’s Day) I wrote the following article as I was working through my first Father’s Day more-or-less devoid of a father (he’s still alive, just read the article and you’ll figure out what I mean): Father’s Day for the… Continue Reading “Father’s Day for the Fatherless – Part 2”

How to Respond When it Seems the One Who Hurt You is Succeeding In Life

People are going to hurt you. It hurts, even more, when the hurt comes from those who you love the most. It is, unfortunately, the nature of a humanity that is deeply depraved and fallen, to hurt one another, to eat the wounded, to… Continue Reading “How to Respond When it Seems the One Who Hurt You is Succeeding In Life”

Neglecting the Back Yard: Lessons Learned from Lawn Care.

Proverbs 4:23 Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life. So, today I ended up coming home from work a little early to tackle our yard situation. The front yard needed to be cut…but it has only been… Continue Reading “Neglecting the Back Yard: Lessons Learned from Lawn Care.”

Be careful how you pray – God MAY just answer your prayer.

Some of you may or may not be aware of this, but at my church I am both a campus pastor (we are linked with another church in Crown Point Indiana) and I am also the worship leader. So I serve in a couple… Continue Reading “Be careful how you pray – God MAY just answer your prayer.”

Trump isn’t AS Evil as Hillary – Vote for TRUMP!

At least, this is what “evangelical Christian” supporters of Trump might as well be saying. And in reality, this is more or less what they are saying when they tell us that we “have to” vote for the lesser of two evils because…you know…Trump… Continue Reading “Trump isn’t AS Evil as Hillary – Vote for TRUMP!”

The Sin Delusion: The Art of Denying the Reality of Your Choices

Proverbs 14:13 | Laughter can conceal a heavy heart, but when the laughter ends, the grief remains. Have you ever witnessed someone you know is in the midst of living a wretched life, or is experiencing untold amounts of pain in their life, but… Continue Reading “The Sin Delusion: The Art of Denying the Reality of Your Choices”

Almost seems like yesterday….

14 years have come and gone and it almost feels like yesterday that it happened. On this day, September 11, 2001 – terrorists hijacked 3 planes with the intention of bringing mass destruction and horror to our nation. As a result over 3,000 lives… Continue Reading “Almost seems like yesterday….”