One of my goals for this year was to revise my writing and publishing advice book, Write for the King of Glory. I've learned a few things since the first edition of this book, and you are the ones to benefit if you want to learn how to make your writing distinctively Christian plus get … Continue reading Writer Alert! Here’s your chance to win a free book!
David Bergsland neither contacted me nor does he know me. In order to be honest, he reviewed our book Antidisestablishmentarianism, a book as long as 3 or 4 doctoral dissertations. For that I feel a great moral obligation to review not just one, but several of David Bergsland's book. This influence, though considerable, is the … Continue reading Book Review: The Narrow Gate: How to Thrive During the Great Falling Away by David Bergsland
After reading the first two posts in this series, some people will say I am making becoming a Christian too difficult. The thief on the cross and the Philippian jailer were both saved with very few words. The thief on the cross was, however, a Jew, and any Jew would have heard and understood at … Continue reading How Can I Become A Christian? Part Three: How Difficult Is it to Become a Christian?
A ruler questioned Him, saying, “Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call Me good? No one is good except God alone. You know the commandments, ‘Do not commit adultery, Do not murder, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honor your father … Continue reading How Can I Become A Christian? Part Two: God and Money
Free image from http://www.kozzi.com This question, "How can I become a Christian?" was posted as a comment to one of our blogs. As a Christian, we are both thrilled and concerned. We are thrilled that someone would like the joy and peace of knowing the Lord. We are also concerned that this might be some … Continue reading How Can I Become A Christian? Part One: The Basics
I cannot begin to count the number of times someone has pointed me to the book of Acts and the early Church as support for "Christian Communism." "And all that believed were together, and had all things common; And sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need." … Continue reading Can Communism Be Christian?
"The Lord is ... not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance." (2 Peter 3:9) "For all have sinned and come short of the glory of God." (Romans 3:23) "There is none righteous, no not one." (Romans 3:10) Since we are all sinners, we need to have our sins atoned … Continue reading What is Salvation?
Jefferson Bethke, from his Facebook page Jefferson Bethke of Tacoma, WA posted a Youtube video on 1/10/2012 which has 10,886,714 views as of 1/15/2012 which is entitled "Why I Hate Religion but Love Jesus." Because of some of the more outlandish comments people posted, he posted this on his facebook page on Friday 1/13/2012 "If … Continue reading Viral Video by Jefferson Bethke: “Why I Hate Religion but Love Jesus.”