All Religions, Except Christianity, Have One Thing In Common

What are you looking for in a religion? By involving yourself in religious belief or an organization, what do you hope to gain? My experience with people from all over the world has revealed to me a single truth: People choose a religion for what they can get out of it. Very rarely do people take up a religious view … Learn More

The Superiority of Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ is superior to all religious founders, teachers, philosophers, and ideologies. The American Heritage Dictionary defines Superior as, “Higher than another in rank, station, or authority, or a higher nature or kind, of great value, excellence, extraordinary.”Beginning with this common and well accepted definition, examining the world’s most significant religious and philosophical figures, and comparing them to Jesus Christ, … Learn More

“People Only Believe What Their Culture Tells Them About Religion.” Wanna Bet?

Have you seen those memes on social media about the one true religion? They usually go something like this: “Out of the thousands of religions that exist, the only one you were exposed to as a child is the only ‘true’ religion? What an amazing coincidence!” Reality check. All over the world, people are abandoning their ‘true religion’ for Jesus … Learn More

Buddhism & Christianity Are Not Compatible. Here’s Why

While reviewing some information about Buddhism this week I ran across an article advocating for cooperative efforts between Buddhists and Christians. The author of the article, the late Bhikkhu Buddhasdasa, argued that Buddhism and Christianity teach many of the same things and therefore should naturally partner together for their common religious interests. This is nothing short of intentional syncretism, which … Learn More

Is Christianity Reaching Majority Status In Mongolia?

A recent news story out of Mongolia claims that Mongolian Christianity may have reached, or is reaching majority status in the capital of Ulaanbaatar, compared to the growth of Buddhism, shamanism, and other traditional beliefs. The conclusion of the article is at best misleading and I have to wonder why it was written the way it was. The article notes … Learn More

The Necessity of Sin and Guilt

After writing my article, The Truth About Truth, I felt that something was missing. There were a small number people upset with the article, but as might be predicted, they were people who had trouble with the idea of absolute or objective truth. Since I’ve brought it up, let me touch on one aspect of objective truth verses subjective truth. I read … Learn More

Idols and the Christian God

Are you an idol worshiper? What place do idols or images have in your religious life? What light does the Bible shine on idol worship or veneration? Many people in traditional and tribal religious systems around the world use idols or images as part of their religious devotion. Even some Christians, longing to have their Christianity be relevant to their … Learn More