HE IS RISEN!!!

The Resurrection • Luke 24:1-12 (ESV) 1 But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared. 2 And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, 3 but when they went in they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. 4 While they were perplexed about this, behold, two men stood by them in dazzling apparel. 5 And as they were frightened and bowed…

FEAR NOT!!! Linus Explains The True Meaning of Christmas!

Linus tells Charlie Brown the true meaning of Christmas in “A Charlie Brown Christmas”  Did you notice when Linus dropped his security blanket? 

What Is Existentialism?

If you are reading this, then my introduction to philosophy did not scare you off. And if you missed my latest article then consider this forewarning that we are going to be studying the topic of existentialist philosophy, philosophers, and their own philosophies for the next month or so.

Philosophy 101

Webster’s Dictionary simply defines philosophy as:  “the study of ideas about knowledge, truth, the nature and meaning of life, etc.”  “a particular set of ideas about knowledge, truth, the nature and meaning of life, etc.”  “a set of ideas about how to do something or how to live.”

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.

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.

Citizenship

It is hard not to get caught up in all of the election fervor going on currently. People on both sides of the aisle are fighting mad; and this election promises to be one that will chart the course of the country for at least the next decade, if not beyond.

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.

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