Ethical questions are raised in the trilogy: The Hunger Games
My colleague, Dr. Fuller, insightfully wrote about expectations for ministers a few weeks ago, and I’d like to ponder the issue of making sure others maintain our standards, from a different angle. And last fall I wrote a piece about how we’re often taught “Don’t judge” as a biblical truth without any reflection. I suppose this is the other side of … Read More
Ryan Neal using the life and behavior of Steve Jobs, examines the binary judgments we often place on ourselves in spite of the fact that in Christ, we can live in the between, sinner yes, but also saint.
Do the Denver Broncos win because Tim Tebow is a Christian?
A few weeks ago, my colleague Dr. Channing Crisler posted some very helpful comments concerning the (in)appropriateness of judging and judgments. Coming from a different angle I’d like to diagnose a different problem endemic to the spirit of our age. The precise wording differs on context but I’d say the phrase “We shouldn’t judge” or “Don’t you judge me” or … Read More
The fact that people do not believe in God does not reveal a problem with the rationality of belief, but with the irrationality of the unbeliever.
The question haunts human minds: “If God is so good, why does He allow evil?” In view of the extreme injustice that occurs in the world, many view this difficulty as the most substantial challenge to Christianity, and some take it as evidence that God does not exist. If God is all-good, then certainly He desires to eliminate evil; and if … Read More
If I have to hear one more sermon preached from the OT that fails to have Jesus as the POINT and not merely a cute sub-point, I may have to scream.
[gravatar email=”firstname.lastname@example.org” size=”100″ title=”Channing Crisler” alt=”Channing Crisler” class=”user-picture” align=”right”]An axiom is simply a self-understood truth, and something quite invaluable in communication. Imagine a linguistic world where nothing could be taken for granted. Books, text messages, tweets, and every other mode of speech would be weighed down by a constant necessity to explain what should be obvious, or “axiomatic.” For example, … Read More