February 11, 2010What, after all, is more universal to human experience than suffering? And what is more important than the perspective we bring to it?
February 9, 2010Though worldview and theology can be distinguished from each other in secondary ways, in the primary sense, I think they are not only inseparable, but practically synonymous.
February 9, 2010I think that it’s impossible to teach theology without teaching worldview and impossible to teach worldview without teaching theology, and in particular systematic theology.
February 9, 2010
Queston from a reader:What is true repentance? My pastor committed immorality and says he is truly sorry. But I question if he is really repentant. He is an eloquent speaker, can be very persuasive, and is now being critical of the church leaders who are “not showing grace” as he says. This is causing dissension in our church body.
February 9, 2010Matthew 25 teaches us we are to help those truly in need.
February 5, 2010We have so emphasized the idea of never acting in our own self-interest, that we ignore the continuous appeals of Scripture to be motivated by the fact that following our Lord is not only right, but smart. And sin is not only wrong, but stupid.
February 4, 2010“As a teacher and a mom,” Jodi said, “the Harry Potter books are a hot button with me."
February 4, 2010So in Genesis 1, the idea is clearly that man somehow represents something of or about God, including His presence in the world and His authority. Since we know from other passages that it is not that God has arms, hands, or other bodily parts, the resemblance must be less concrete and more “essential.” None of the other creations of God (whether animal or angel) are in God’s image. We resemble His attributes as much as the material can emulate the perfect Immaterial.
February 4, 2010List of favorite worship and praise music songs of the staff of Good Shepherd Community Church.
February 4, 2010Motivation to work is a test of who people are serving. If they view it as only serving earthly owners and authority figures, their motivation will be lost.