Worldly influence and the Church’s fixation on youth

The Bible tells us that Christians, although in the world, are not to be of the world (Romans 12:2); we are to be set apart for His special purpose (2 Corinthians 6:14-18). However because we are imperfect, fallen people who still sin, remaining set apart from the world and not allowing ourselves to be conformed … More Worldly influence and the Church’s fixation on youth

Sin makes people stupid, and this explains the world we live in

As I have mentioned before, it is my natural inclination and disposition to be interested in and observe human behavior.  I like to study society.  With the advent of computers and the internet, this exercise becomes even easier and the pool much larger. There have been several tragedies recently in the United States, and the … More Sin makes people stupid, and this explains the world we live in

500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation: what was it about and why does it matter?

Tomorrow marks the 500th anniversary of the protestant reformation.  Perhaps you are unfamiliar with Reformation Day, or wonder why it is significant.  For my immediate audience, I offer this short synopsis: In the 1500’s Martin Luther, a German monk, was struggling with his church; the Roman Catholic Church. The issue was the RC practice of … More 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation: what was it about and why does it matter?

But what if my husband isn’t a believer?

Periodically I hear this from Christian ladies who are married to unbelievers (whether outright or suspected), “….but what if my husband isn’t a believer?”  Sometimes it is a genuine question coming from a place of not knowing what to do.  Other times, it is an attempt to have a valid excuse to disregard scripture.   Let’s … More But what if my husband isn’t a believer?