I don’t know if you’re like me when it comes to Christmas, but I love this time of year. I love the holiday lights, the anticipation and gathering with family and friends. It may just be the idealist in me, but I feel like a special glow comes over people during the Christmas season. As a culture, we seem to be a little less selfish … Continue reading The Best Way to Celebrate Christmas
I remember a time in high school when I felt overlooked by the Christian club at my school. Ironically, I’m a leader in the club now, but at the time I was overwhelmed by envy, hatred, and a sense of worthlessness. Whenever the club members called themselves “leaders”, all I saw was what could have been me. I longed to be used by God in … Continue reading Selfish Ambitions
I heard someone say this once on the radio: “Christians get so wrapped up in the parts of the Bible that say homosexuality is a sin, but what they don’t realize is that the word ‘love’ is used over 300 times in the Bible!” That seems pretty logical, doesn’t it? I mean, how can love be a sin? How can God promote love, and yet … Continue reading How can the God of Love Condemn Homosexuality?
Jesus said, “Truly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands, for my sake and for the gospel, who will not receive a hundredfold now in this time, houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and lands, with persecutions, and in the age to come eternal life.” Mark 10:29-30 When … Continue reading Are You Being “Too Heavenly”?
It’s a common myth that Christians deny science. I’ve heard countless atheists confidently separate truth into two different categories: religion and science. But is that a valid statement? When atheists use the phrase “religion vs. science” they are implying that religion is incompatible with science, as if the two disagree. However, religion is not incompatible with science. Quite contrarily, what we’re really dealing with here is … Continue reading Religion vs. Science