What Conservative Christians Are Missing In the Climate Change Debate

President Trump’s recent decision to abandon the Paris climate accord has many people on the left and the right screaming. I have to confess that I’m tired of the political railing from both sides of the political spectrum. I want to be concerned with things far deeper. Yet, as a Christian concerned first with the Great Commission rather than my … Learn More

Jesus Is Greater Than Political Authority; All Political Authority

Jesus is, “Far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and above every name that is named, not only in this age but also in the one to come. And he put all things under his feet and gave him as head over all things to the church, which is his body, the fullness of him who fills … Learn More

Christianity In Our Constitutions

How do you answer the charge that America was not founded on Christian principles since there seems to be no religious language in the US Constitution? Here’s one answer: Christian language was in America’s State constitutions. And there was a lot of it. Here is language from America’s first 24 State Constitutions filled with Christian references. The reason the US … Learn More

America’s Judgment Is Inevitable. Here’s Why

When things are good, when society is prosperous and making its greatest advances, that is when the seeds of destruction are often planted, and people are often unaware.  Right now many Americans are marveling at the economic recovery that is taking place. Many political reforms are underway that may prove to advance our country into greater recovery. And while these … Learn More

Why There Is Hope For The Next Generation

Last year while attending Cru’s biennial staff conference I watched a presentation on what it takes to reach different generations, mainly millennials, with the Gospel of Jesus. Part of the presentation was sourced from a book titled, Real Life: A Christianity Worth Living Out” by James Choung. In his book, Choung portrays each generation as being defined by an overarching spiritual … Learn More

When Is Discrimination Acceptable?

This article was originally posted in February of 2014. There has been a recent national discussion regarding religious discrimination and homosexuality. The most recent debate centered on a bill passed by the Arizona legislature that would have permitted a person or business not to serve someone based upon religious conviction. Central to the discussion was the example of a baker … Learn More

Judgment Comes Before Mercy. Here’s Why

One of the most popular charges leveled against the elect is that of judgmentalism. Because Christianity teaches from the Bible about the nature of sin, and declares that sin requires repentance, some people, both unbelievers and even fellow Christians charge many Christians with being judgmental or condemning instead of loving as Christ did. Yet as we shall see from this … Learn More