Keeping Your Religion And Your Guns

Gun control has become a hot topic again because of recent tragedies. Politically, both sides of the American political spectrum are making their cases for and against tighter gun control.…

What Christmas Means To Me

What does Christmas mean to you? For me, by itself, Christmas means little. This is because Christmas, as a holy day, does not stand on its own merits. Christmas is…

The Growing Pains of Discomforting the Rational Response Squad

My interest was piqued when I read more than a week ago that former child star Kirk Cameron and his ministry partner Ray Comfort were going to debate two atheists…

Was Jesus Married?

A recent news item about Jesus and marriage has a lot of people speculating. Was Jesus married? Here’s the skinny, from a September 19, 2012 Washington Post article: “A newly…

Why Are You Following Jesus?

We were launching a new ministry project in Mongolia. During a board meeting we wrestled with the issue of why our TV ministry was limited only to a single city…

Putting Away Former Religious Practices

s a Christian did you come from a Buddhist or Shamanist background? Do you sometimes feel that you need to get advice or instructions from a lam? Do you feel…

The Godliness of Shame

Last week’s revelation that National Evangelical Association President Ted Haggard may have been involved in drug use and homosexual activity came days before Coloradoans go to the polls to decide…

The Integrated Life

It was an editorial in the Los Angeles Times that got my attention this week. The editorial, Just How Crazy are the Dems? profiles a Rasmussen Reports survey indicating that…

The One God of Mongolian Creation

Though Tsagaan Sar is technically over, there are a few private celebrations still going on here and there. Diane, Rochele, Whitney, and I also went to the home of Mongolian…

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…