Climbing To the Upper Story
“For far too long the ‘church’ and ‘Christians’ have sat back and let the world, the flesh, and the devil have it.”
The Line of Despair
Francis Schaeffer’s definition of what he calls the “line of despair” is basically the period of time after the 1890’s in Europe and 1935 in the U.S. Before these times society was living with the notion of “absolutes.” At least they understood them, whether they had logically thought this idea through. After these times Schaeffer says that man started to think differently concerning truth.
Are We Making Excuses For Sin?
I started out to write a response to all of the hullabaloo going on in society – and not just in our country. However, as I was reading, researching, and praying my article took a turn towards sin. I realized that our problem is not a law and order thing – it’s a God thing. As nations we have turned away from how God and Christ told us we needed to live. This nation, and…
Regarding Beck’s “Next Two Generations”
A Response to Glenn Beck’s article “The Next Two Generations Will Achieve a Very Different American Dream”
Laws of the Universe
I am very grateful that God has put checks on us via the natural laws in the universe. Now, let me explain why.
What’s the Point?
I forget when I first stumbled upon the Book of Ecclesiastes. I remember I started to give it the cursory glance once-over and, at first, took it to mean that everything we do is pointless. If that is the case, then why care at all.
A Strong Delusion
On July 25, 2015, Pastor David Jones of Village Church of Barrington preached a sermon titled “A Strong Delusion” on sexual identity and modern cultural trends.
Shell of a Man
I’ve always thought of this as an interesting little idea – that we all live inside a shell of our own making. “I’m a shell of a man, because of you Art!” This is a quote from one of the quintessential movies of the late 1980’s, The Burbs, starring Tom Hanks.