Tag Archive: atheism

Want to join the circus?

“The idea of a loving God is incompatible with the idea of a god that’s going to send [people] to hell if they fail to jump through just the right hoops in just… Continue reading

Some concluding thoughts on racism

Why do black lives matter? It has occurred to me that many of those loudly calling and protesting for change are atheists, if not philosophically then effectually. If they do acknowledge God exists… Continue reading

“I just adore this man.”

How I wish we had a window into heaven to witness the moment this great man of God entered into glory and came face to face with his Savior whom he has served… Continue reading

Unknowledge is impotence

Uncertainty can be a scary state of affairs. And, boy, are we swimming in uncertainty right now. Am I or someone I love going to get this virus? When am I going to… Continue reading

What about the unreached? Part 3

This matter of how one is saved is like a priceless gem that must be handled very carefully, and that has made me a little hesitant to make truth claims about it. My… Continue reading

Why we don’t see loaves or limbs “magically” appear

You’re giving me a chunk of bread and a piece of fish and you want me to do what? One of Jesus’s signature miracles is the feeding of the five thousand, recorded by… Continue reading

12 Gifts of ChristX – Salvation

We do a “white elephant” gift exchange at our family Christmas party every year. It’s a lot of fun once the stealing starts. No gift you’ve selected is securely yours until everyone has… Continue reading

12 Gifts of ChristX – Freedom

Many who have not experienced it will balk at the idea that in Christ we have freedom. Like the Jews challenged by Jesus they would say, “We…have never been enslaved to anyone. How… Continue reading

12 Gifts of ChristX – Belonging

Curse you, Madison Avenue. Your perfect little family Christmas…you know, with all the smiles and hugs, the busy kitchen and cozy fireplace, the beautiful and bountiful presents under the tree and sons and… Continue reading

12 Gifts of ChristX – Peace

If I were to ask you to say the first thing that comes to mind when I say “peace,” it’s unlikely you would respond with “Jerusalem.” Unless it was Opposite Day. The Middle… Continue reading

No God, no justice

Another evil Muslim terrorist met his Maker last weekend, and I wish I could have been there for the big reveal. I imagine it was glorious, and quite what the ISIS coward was… Continue reading

Now is the day of salvation, but night is coming

The end is near. Jesus is coming back soon…I just know it. If you’ve been putting off faith in God because you figured you had plenty of time to repent, I’d suggest getting… Continue reading

On the fairness and fire-ness of hell

“What are you in for?” The convicted serial burglar crossed his tattooed arms behind his head as he lay back on his bunk and examined his new roommate. He always thought it best… Continue reading

It takes a lot of faith to deny what can’t be seen

I’m watching my phone update 23 of my apps. It’s fascinating. One after another the updates are downloaded and the apps are changed. I stare at it. How does this happen, I ask… Continue reading

My thoughts are not your thoughts

What does a man do when his newborn is about to undergo delicate heart surgery and he’s helpless to ensure her survival? If he knows God he will likely pray and he may… Continue reading