Freedom in Christ

Freedom in Christ

Not Secular Freedom I can remember the first time the Fourth of July fell on a Sunday after my conversion to Christianity. We were visiting family in Indiana, and we attended services at a small congregation in the countryside. The church didn’t have a...
Seek to Forgive

Seek to Forgive

Look to Forgive, Not to Judge It’s no secret that the world deserves God’s judgment (Romans. 3.9). However, we must be those who seek to forgive. There isn’t a single adult person, culture, nation or group of people who claim righteous before God. Everyone who sinned...
Are You Tempted? Get Married! – Part 1

Are You Tempted? Get Married! – Part 1

We’re in the middle of a pandemic problem concerning biblical marriage: around 3% of young people today keep themselves pure until their wedding. This failure is catastrophic by any conceivable metric. Something has to change; the status quo is unacceptable....
Ambitious to Be Quiet – 1 Thessalonians 4.11

Ambitious to Be Quiet – 1 Thessalonians 4.11

It may seem strange, but the Bible tells us that we should be ambitious. It’s true, Christians should be ambitious people. Paul wrote to the Thessalonians that they should “be ambitious to be quiet.” That’s not typically how we think of...
Making Good Arguments – Part 1

Making Good Arguments – Part 1

The Bible contains all of the truth that God wants us to have, and it has all the information we need to live a godly life (2 Peter 1.3). We do not need fanciful arguments or clever tricks to show people the truth in God’s word, but we do need to make sure the...