So the “American Eclipse” has come and gone and we all like sheep ran to the best observation post we could get to in our area, with our special designer frames and our expectation of awe and now we can say to future generations, “I was there when …” Some are excited. Some are disappointed. … More On the Eclipse and the Bible
Atheism and the Problem of Evil—C. S. Lewis (1898 – 1963) [ An offering from Kairos Journal ] Many people are atheists because they believe that evil and suffering in the world proves that God does not exist. Looking back on his own intellectual and spiritual journey from atheism to Christian belief, however, C. S. … More Atheism’s Inability to Explain Evil
Well reasoned testimony of a former atheist’s long journey to faith in Christ. Long, but worth every second of your time. If you doubt your Bible, your faith, the coherance of your faith, this might be just what you need to gaze at the cross with renewed joy. If you have a friend who has … More Former atheist astrophysicist, Sarah Salviander, explains her journey to Christianity.
Saturday Musings There is nothing like having a conversation with a seeker of truth who is confused over what the Bible teaches. They genuinely want to know what to believe and how they can trust what you tell them. I just finished having a two hour conversation with such a seeker whose first twenty years … More Equipping the Saints in the New Year
Friday is for Heart Songs Continuing my goal to reread all of C.S. Lewis in 2014, I read this today from God in the Dock. It was a great reminder to me that those churches who are on track to equip the next generation best are churches that take seriously the discipleship of not only … More Discipling the Whole Family for the Glory of God
Tuesday is for Apologetics Here’s a great video from Dr. William Lane Craig who takes on a young atheist who is clearly in over his head.
Thursday is for Discipleship New believers come into the faith out of a swamp of misinformation, myths, lies and accusations about Christians, the gospels and the Bible in general. For some, part of helping them grow is giving them good information that shows the Bible to be reliable and the critics to be in error … More Myth: Differing Accounts in the Gospels Discredit the Historicity of the Bible
Thursday is for Discipleship Larry Osborne has a new book out called Accidental Pharisees: Avoiding Pride, Exclusivity and the Other Dangers of Overzealous Faith. It’s a good one. In fact I wish every church in America would order cases of them and give them out like candy in their churches. In fact, Larry’s book and … More On the Way to Faithful are You Becoming a Pharisee?
Weekend Links Enjoying a visit with an unsung hero of this generation, Terry Ivy. A man mighty in faith and obedience who God has quietly used to effect the planting of 44 churches in the 10-40 Window of India in just the last 18 months. Thousands have been converted and are being deployed to plant … More Plastic Fruit Christianity; Calvinism and Women; R.A. Dickey; What about Embassy attacks During Bush and Clinton?
I love the winsomeness of Dr. Ravi Zacharias’ respect for others and their ideas even when he believes they are wrong. Atheist Richard Dawkins, on the other hand, is an example of a brilliant mind corrupted by arrogance and disdain. Lacking respect for all who disagree with him, Dawkins resorts to mockery when his ideas … More Why Mockery is a Weak Man’s Argument