Bible, Culture & Christian Ethics


Evolutionary Faith: A Faulty Belief System
Despite what the latest social media meme says, belief in the theory of evolution is no more scientific than the theory of creation. While adaptation within a species (microevolution) is observable and...
The Transcendent Holy Love of God
In the whimsical world of childhood nostalgia, there lurks a grinning purple theropod tirelessly romping through the memories of children now grown up and their aging parents. This behemoth of jolly chaos...
Be a Contender for the Faith
In the classic movie “On The Waterfront,” former boxer turned dockworker Terry Malloy, portrayed by Marlon Brando, grapples with internal conflict amid the violence and corruption dictated...
Holy Syntax! - Respecting God's Chosen Pronouns
In recent years, there has been a growing trend among some Christian circles to use feminine terminology when addressing God and the Holy Spirit. While this perspective seeks to promote gender equality...
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Entire Sanctification: Spirit, Soul, and Body
Eighteenth-century Anglican priest John Wesley spoke of salvation as having two general parts—justification and sanctification (The Scripture Way of Salvation). When we first come to faith in Jesus Christ,...
Wounded Hands of Jesus
The Testimony of Thomas
I failed!  We all did. Jesus said we would desert Him in His darkest hour, and we did just that. I was so distraught with fear and sorrow when Pontius Pilate sentenced Him to death that I couldn’t bear...
Recipe for Faith
When I was about 10 years old, there was a wonderful lady who would invite me over to her house sometimes after church to make cookies.  One of my favorite recipes that we used to make together was something...
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Restored In God's Image
When God created man on the 6th day, He took a moment to survey all that He had made “and saw that it was very good!” Scripture says man was created in the image of God, but according to John...
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God is Love but Love is Not God
Christian author A.W. Tozer once wrote, “To magnify one phase of God’s unitary character and diminish another is always wrong.” He goes on to explain how if we magnify only God’s love, then we are left...
Cleanliness Is Next To Godliness
I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase “cleanliness is next to godliness.” Typically it is used in a tongue-in-cheek manner in regard to bathing and wearing clean clothes. Fortunately for some of...
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