We are in a war and it is real. The enemy is relentless. The battle does not get easier with time and it can be exhausting. Yet in the Bible we learn that the battle is not uncertain, the turf is not individual, the enemy’s schemes are not unknown, nor is our strategy a mystery. It is natural when under attack to fight or flee, … Continue reading Stand Firm
The book of Revelation has been studied by all generations of Christians with various interpretations of the book. Often the studies have focused solely upon its Apocalyptic nature, seeking to interpret the prophetic messages of the book. Yet Revelation has a vast theological message that has been largely ignored. Within a three part series and two guest bloggers we will attempt to trace the theological … Continue reading a biblical theology of the book of Revelation
I am fan of games. My wife and I enjoy playing strategy games together and with friends. I suppose my love for games was bred into me from a young age. I got my first Nintendo when I was about 12 years old. But I think my love for games even goes back earlier to tag on the elementary school “playground” or peek-a-boo with my … Continue reading the God who reveals (general & special revelation)
Recently I visited Muir Woods just north of San Francisco. My wife and I were celebrating our third anniversary walking among God’s creation. Walking together is one of our greatest joys. And walking in Muir Woods is quite majestic. It smells of ancient forest. It sounds of pleasant birds and gentle water brook. We even saw a tame young fawn drinking from the water brook … Continue reading Concise Theology of General Revelation as seen in Muir Woods
Is the internet ruining your brain? How to deal with the loss of a spouse. That’s not fair. Sweet gadgets for the one percent who can afford them. Do pets go to heaven? 10 of the most difficult theological issues Christians must face today. How to lead a child to Christ? The secret life of plankton. So small but so great. More than just Christmas. Continue reading thumb licks [4.26.12]
Acts tells the story of how His church began and how the message Christ spread. Christians who read the book of Acts are inspired by the explosive expansion of the early church. Thousands of people were coming to Christ, people were being miraculously healed, supernatural gifts like speaking in tongues were heard, and believers preached the gospel with boldness. Honestly, many desire this kind of … Continue reading Is the book of Acts descriptive or prescriptive?
I am sure the untimely and inconvenient news was a shock to the two unwed teenagers the summer of 1979. The news, “You’re pregnant!” Abortion might have been an option, but both their Catholic parents discouraged it and encouraged the baby to be born. I am grateful my two parents decided on the side of life. Before my sister Samantha was born, my mother and … Continue reading what is man?