Should You Own One Of These? A Biblical Case for Private Weapon Ownership

I’m going to attempt to present a biblical defense for weapon ownership. This article will not be an exhaustive look at the Bible and weapons. There are too many passages to address here. I would like to present a 30,000 foot view of the issue and try to draw a few conclusions.  This article does not present a legal or … Learn More

God Always Starts The Conversation

Here’s a question that every Christian must answer: What is God’s calling on your life? Some people answer that question with a statement about full-time ministry. Others refer to volunteer roles they play at church or work done on short term mission trips. Others answer that God has called them to a secular vocation. Now let’s try a second question: … Learn More

The Great Commission Was Not A New Idea

Did you know that when Jesus gave the Great Commission to his disciples in Matthew 28 that he was not telling them something completely new? In fact, when Jesus gave the Great Commission he was not only giving the disciples something spiritual, it was something that also had vast political implications. Here’s a little background on the Great Commission and … Learn More

A New Look At The 10 Commandments: 3 Levels Of Behavior

The Bible tells us: 1.) What is ideal 2.) What is permissible, and 3.) What is forbidden #1: “You shall have no other gods before me.” Worshipping God is ideal. Honoring rulers is permissible. Worshipping others is forbidden. #2: “You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that … Learn More

The Limits of Love

Love is one of the concepts often misunderstood where the Bible and the Christian life are concerned. Expressing love, it is thought, cannot include anger, invoke bad feelings, or result in emotional pain. Love, in the modern or perhaps postmodern sense must include all feelings of wellness, goodness, and general pleasantness. Even the Bible, it is pointed out, describes love … Learn More