I Was A Heretic Last Week, But Now I’m Better

For the last few months I’ve been exploring the topic of human origins looking to solve challenges that skeptics hold about Cain’s wife, Cain’s city, and his parents, Adam and Eve. I’m not going to spell out here the details that I was uncovering, suffice it to say that my exploration of this topic ended up with me an inch … Learn More

What Were You Created To Be?

What does it mean to be in God’s image? And what does it mean to be created in God’s likeness? Are these two things the same, or are they different?  Let me share two perspectives on what it means to be in God’s image. 1.) We share God’s communicable attributes. 2.) His image is to imitate his works in Genesis … Learn More

Are We Obligated To Keep The Sabbath?

The writings of the Apostle Paul would seem to be clear that Christians do not need to observe the ceremonial and legal practices of the Mosaic Law. This point is brought out whenever there are debates about certain commands in the law—whether or not they were overturned by Jesus and are no longer applicable to Christians today. Here are three: … Learn More

Ask Tom: What Is Apophatic Prayer?

“Tom, what is apophatic prayer, and is it biblical?” – Lynn Thank you for asking this question. Some people may look at this question and wonder, along with you, what apophatic prayer is. This is not a term which is familiar to most Christians. So, let me tackle your question first with a brief description of apophatic prayer and then … Learn More