Many churches emphasize the significance of having a memorable, recountable conversion experience. Yet some of us who grew up in Christian homes never had that experience. Is that a problem?… Read More Born Again (…right?)
Acting as though every single thing we think is a good idea is the clear teaching of Scripture is dangerous and wrong-headed. Our lives must be thoroughly informed by Scripture, but we must also make space for wisdom, which helps us to practically apply our knowledge every day, especially to things that aren’t explicitly discussed in Scripture.… Read More Wisdom and Proof-Texts
Sometimes you just really want to be with Jesus. Is it wrong to want to skip ahead to heaven?… Read More Are We There Yet?
I think most professing Christians would agree we should not “take the name of the LORD your God in vain” (Ex 20:7). We must stand up when we see God’s name being publicly misused as an excuse to disobey the law.… Read More COVID restrictions and the Glory of God’s Name
A few weeks ago I saw a Christian college’s student handbook which prohibited students from practicing yoga, saying it denied the truth of God’s Word. “Christians and yoga” has come up for me a few times lately so the question I wanted to answer is: Is it possible to do yoga for exercise without being wrapped up in a misguided or even idolatrous philosophy?… Read More Christians and Yoga