By April 22, 2013Why have so many Christians historically shied away from creation care? I think the answer is that concern for the environment is generally regarded as part of the liberal agenda. |
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By September 10, 2012Twenty-three years ago when I was going to jail for civil disobedience, a pastor told me he believed Christians shouldn’t go to jail. I told him I thought the day would come when he would go to jail, not for refusing to go along with abortion, but for refusing to go along with homosexuality. |
By April 13, 2012Believers around the world are setting aside this Sunday, April 15, as a day of prayer and fasting for the country of North Korea and the believers who live there. |
By March 1, 2012In his excellent (though unlikely titled) book | Hot Tub Religion, J. I. Packer asks “What would a work of divine reformation in our churches today look like?” Great question, and I loved the six answers Packer—one of my all- time favorite people—offers.
By January 4, 2012A few months ago, someone asked me on my | Facebook page what Christian biographies I would recommend. Reading and discussing biographies of faithful believers can give both children and adults footprints to follow, especially through our suffering.
By December 14, 2011On the one hand, we should be acutely aware that every candidate is imperfect. We will be voting for a president, not a pastor, and certainly not a Messiah. |
By October 19, 2011Al Mohler has asked the question “Are Evangelicals Dangerous?” His answer is worth reading. |
By September 8, 2010I tire of the incessant church-bashing and endless tales of people disillusioned with their churches. Yes, Christians can be jerks, and we’ve all had rough times in churches, largely because they consist of people too much like us: sinner-jerks in need of grace and truth and growth. |
By July 2, 2010Some believers might wonder how involved they should be in trying to influence moral change in our culture, or how much attention Christians should give to politics. |
By October 1, 2009I have mixed feelings on tithing. I detest legalism. I certainly don’t want to pour new wine into old | wineskins, imposing superseded first covenant restrictions on Christians. However, the fact is that every New Testament example of giving goes beyond the tithe.