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Does Christianity offer hope and comfort in the midst of life's most difficult circumstances? (image courtesy of pixabay.com).

Making Sense of the Texas Church Massacre: What You Believe Matters-Part 2

In my previous post, I attempted to show that what you believe matters, and that when it comes to making sense of the Texas Church Massacre, atheism fails to supply adequate resources when responding to the problem of evil. I also brought up the fact that atheism offers very little comfort or satisfying responses to Read more about Making Sense of the Texas Church Massacre: What You Believe Matters-Part 2[…]

Are we able to make sense of the Texas Church Massacre within an atheistic context? (images courtesy of pixabay.com)

Making Sense of the Texas Church Massacre: What You Believe Matters-Part 1

The atheist philosopher, Bertrand Russell, once made this comment: “No one can sit at the bedside of a dying child and still believe in God.”  Certainly, from the outset, this statement sounds really powerful.  How could I, a Bible-believing Christian, who claims to believe in a God that is all-powerful, all-knowing, and all-loving, reconcile His Read more about Making Sense of the Texas Church Massacre: What You Believe Matters-Part 1[…]

Is it insanity or faithfulness to do the same thing over and over again in church? (image courtesy of pixabay.com)
Do we really believe that God has Christians' good in mind whenever even the toughest afflictions may come into our lives? (image courtesy of pixabay.com)

Charles Spurgeon: Help from his View of Affliction

See a previous post I wrote on the value of biographies here Have you struggled with adversity in your life? Have you often wondered how to properly view the trials and struggles you’ve encountered? I know I have.  What I want to share with you now is some of the thoughts from the life of Read more about Charles Spurgeon: Help from his View of Affliction[…]

If your pastor is doing all the work, then you're not following God's guidelines for a healthy church (image courtesy of pixabay.com)

The Devil Wants Your Pastor(s) to Do All the Work in Church: Burying Gifts and Ignoring God-Given Tasks

There is a common belief within many churches today, and it is this: “The pastor (or pastors) must do all or most of the work, otherwise, what are we paying him (them) for?” This notion, however, is not from the Bible, but is from the devil and will, if continually upheld, keep many of our Read more about The Devil Wants Your Pastor(s) to Do All the Work in Church: Burying Gifts and Ignoring God-Given Tasks[…]

Will we hear the words "well done" when we come to die? (image courtesy of pixabay.com)

God Uses Young, Brief Lives: Nabeel Qureshi, The Problem of Evil, and The Sovereignty of God

As I write these first few words (originally on Saturday, 9/16/17), I just heard that Nabeel Qureshi has passed away at the age of 34 with complications due originally to stage 4 stomach cancer. I first heard the news through Justin Taylor’s site here. If you want a good overview of his life and some Read more about God Uses Young, Brief Lives: Nabeel Qureshi, The Problem of Evil, and The Sovereignty of God[…]

Will we be patient in our evangelism just as the farmer is patient with his seed? (image courtesy of pixabay.com)
Has innovation, in the name of "rapid church growth," gone too far in the church? (image courtesy of pixabay.com)
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