A Context For Christ

When I came to Mongolia in November 2002 to take over as Station Manager of Eagle TV I was not sure what to expect. I knew that I would be…

Merry Christmas: Christianity Creates Economy

I’ve been reflecting upon Christmas in a way that most people tend not too. I’ve decided that I’m all for the commercialization of Christmas. In fact, during a time of…

The Truth About Truth

Originally I was going to write a paper about truth with the idea of helping journalists understand how important truth is to the pursuit of their craft. Too much journalism…

The Wussification of Christianity

I’m borrowing the headline for today’s entry from comedian Brad Stine who blames much of American Christianity’s lack of attraction for men on the “Wussification of America.” His Sunday rant…

Buddhism & Christianity: Fear vs. Passion

I spoke at a brunch yesterday at Valley View Baptist Church in Snowflake, Arizona, at the morning service at First Southern in St. John’s, and the evening service at First…

Christ & Culture or Culture & Christ?

It was with disappointment that I read this article from Thaindian News: Indianised Version of the Bible Hit Among Christians. The new Catholic translation of the Bible, which apparently went…

Disappointed By My Night With The Queen

I sat down in my hotel room in Beijing on Friday night to waste away a couple of hours on a movie – One Night with the King. The movie,…

First Source Ethics

Recently I’ve been developing a new series of Bible studies on Basic Christian Ethics for use with our Steppe-by-Steppe project and Ministry Production department. The studies I’m developing now will be used…

Persecution and Persistence

I started reading Persecution by David Limbaugh this week. I realize that the book may be nearly two years old, but as I said earlier, my access to good western…