Category: Theology

LifeWay Research: Americans Are Fond of the Bible, Don’t Actually Read it

The Bible, the most influential book in American history, has fallen on hard times. According to a recent Lifeway Research survey, while Americans respect and many venerate the bible, it seems most never…

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Keith Green And Reflections on Our Love for God

Every Evangelical or “born-again” Christian of the boomer generation knows of Keith Green, a fervent evangelist (some would say almost prophet) musician who died way too young. When I was in college…

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Did A Crucified Man Named Jesus of Nazareth Really Bodily Rise From the Grave 2000 Years Ago?

It is a glorious thing that on this day all around the world billions of Christians celebrate the bodily resurrection of their Savior. Those who don’t, think that those of us who…

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The Historical Apathy of the Modern Evangelical: The Case of Baptism

Modern Evangelicalism is a hybrid of Christian traditions that came out of the Reformation. When I became a Christian in college I had no idea this was the case because I was…

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Notable Quotation

If man had his way, the plan of redemption would be an endless and bloody conflict. In reality, salvation was bought not by Jesus’ fist, but by His nail-pierced hands; not by…

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Notable Quotation

Almighty God, just because He is almighty, needs no support. The picture of a nervous, ingratiating God fawning over men to win their favor is not a pleasant one; yet if we…

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Study Confirms Why Conservative Churches Grow and Liberal Churches Shrink

During the first half of the 20th Century, Mainline Protestant denominations were a large and powerful force in American culture. Protestant Christianity was mediated to America through these denominational bodies. This started to…

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How To Make Sure Your Kids’ Faith is Not All About Them

In my last post I wrote about the best way to ruin your kids faith is to make it all about them. It’s an extremely easy thing to let happen if you…

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One Simple Idea to Eviscerate Your Kid’s Faith

Make it all about them! Yes, I know this is a blog, and book, about keeping our kids Christian, but what we must warn them against is also important if we are to…

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Jesus is never mentioned in Psalms, but best-selling author Tim Keller sees him there

When I saw the title of this piece by Jonathan Merritt who writes for the Religion News Service, I wasn’t sure how to take it. Was he implying that Jesus isn’t in…

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