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The Meaning of Life

There is a story told of Roman Generals who after a successful campaign were often welcomed with a lavish parade. The conquering General would ride into the city and would be lavished with praises and cheers. At the same time, an aide to the general would be whispering in his ear, “all glory is fleeting.” […]

The Right Kind of King

When the people of Israel asked Samuel to appoint over them a King like the rest of the nations they were essentially asking for three primary things: salvation, justice, and rest/peace. This, I would argue, is what all people want when they come together and institute a formal government. Save us from our enemies, provide […]

Are we preparing our children for marriage?

Are we preparing our children for marriage?

A recent article in the Texas Baptist Standard highlighted a study by a Baylor professor which revealed that Evangelicals are divorcing at a higher rate than those who claim no religion at all. Which raises the question; are we preparing our children for marriage? I think the answer to that question is no. The guilty […]

The Question of Conversion

The Question of Conversion

Conversions of all kinds are commonplace in our world today. An alcoholic turns from drink to sobriety, Westerners turn from their boredom and look to Eastern gurus, and another person looks for the power within and turns away from religion but none of these are Christian. If they do not have Christ as their cause […]

Justification by Faith

Justification by Faith

Acceptance is important to us as human beings. Perhaps it is because we are by nature social creatures, but we all have a desire for acceptance. From the time we were children and we wanted to be part of a larger social group of friends we have sought acceptance. You might be surprised to hear, […]

Standing up for the Gospel

Standing up for the Gospel

A few years ago psychologist Ruth W. Berenda and her associates carried out an interesting experiment with teenagers designed to show how a person handled group pressure. The plan was simple. They brought groups of ten adolescents into a room for a test. Subsequently, each group of ten was instructed to raise their hands when […]

For Whom is the Gospel

For Whom is the Gospel

In the earliest decades of the Church, the movement known as simply “the way,” was viewed by many Jews and non-Jews as simply a variation of the Jewish religion. There were, in the first century, multiple schools of Judaism and the Jewish faith each with its own varying doctrines of emphasis. The Essenes, the Jews […]

The Gospel According to Christ

The Gospel According to Christ

It is of central importance to ask the question: where did the gospel come from?  Did it come from men or from somewhere else?  This question is even all the more important when we see the continued decay of our society.  Families are collapsing, the number of those seeking counseling is increasing, violence seems to […]