Holding Every Thought Captive

Stand Your Ground. Three simple words anyone in grade school can read. But the complexity of what this means and how to actually do just that is difficult. If we look at the Bible its chalked full of men and women who stood their ground despite facing persecution. Western...

God Is: The existence of God and the universe

When Moses asked, “Who should I say sent me?” God replied with, what I think is one of, if not the most, profound explanations of who He is ever. God said to Moses, “I AM who I AM. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: ‘I...

Would God have forgiven Hitler?

This is a question someone had recently shared on Reddit. The answer is a lot more complicated than a simple “yes or no.” Let’s begin. Would God have forgiven Hitler? Understanding You have to understand the terms of God’s forgiveness. For a person to be saved they must turn...

Christian Apologetics: Rational Defense of the Faith

So I don’t lose anyone at the gate, Christian apologetics is a field of study and practice that offers a logical defense of the faith. There are many, excellent, websites that explain apologetics and its history further. If you have the time, I suggest you click on the links...

One God with One Name, Not Many Gods

Who is God? “But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.” – Matthew 16:15-16 (NIV) Who do you say Jesus is? What about God? Who is He? God said to Moses, “I...

Freedom to Exercise Religion

The response to the recent decision in the U.S. Supreme Court regarding Hobby Lobby has been…sad. The most popular argument is “They can believe whatever they want, as long as it doesn’t affect anyone else.” Talk about ignorance. The Constitution The First Amendment of the United States Constitution is...

God’s Expectations

God does not call the qualified It is not true that God will only give us what we can handle, and it is not true He will only ask of us what we can. God does not call the qualified, He qualifies the called. From everyone who has been...

Evil Cannot Dwell With You

“For You are not a God who delights in wickedness; evil cannot dwell with You.” – Psalm 5:4 (HCSB) People often ask how a Good God can send people to Hell. Heaven: More Than a Reward Heaven and Hell are more than mere places. Heaven is eternal communion with...

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