Reading Your Bible Profitably – Part 2

Yesterday I laid out the Bible reading plan that I use to get truly Christian edification out of my Bible study. Today I want to go through a case study of using my proposed plan. Profitable Bible Reading Case Study: I have been reading through 1 Samuel following the...

SOPA and religious websites like this one

I’m not really sure how many viewers of this site will be aware that today is a “blackout” day to protest S.O.P.A (Stop Online Piracy Act) a bill that congress is trying to pass. But I did reflect on its relevance for religious websites, and...

Evangelism Crisis within Reformed Churches

Reformed churches have often been considered uninterested in evangelism. Many assert that Reformed Christians are apathetic for reaching out to the lost because our belief in God’s Sovereignty, but the real crisis lies elsewhere.  The conflict over evangelism...

Christian Worldview in Easy Steps

The other day I stumbled upon this little post from Kevin DeYoung on sharing your Christian Worldview in 4 easy steps. I usually avoid such simplification and have a general aversion to “steps” in any Christian discussion, but I actually found this little...

Redemptive History Misunderstood

I found this interesting video the other day of an 11 yr old boy “preaching”(?) Christ throughout the Bible. I thought it would be good to listen to so I gave it a go.  While I must admit that I was entertained by the little man passionately praising...

Humbled by Google Webmaster

Can Christian Devotion be measured by Google webmaster tools? I remember hearing the challenge when I was growing up, “If someone found your checkbook, would they have enough to convict you of being a Christian?” Christians are often manipulated by guilt,...

Christian Hope

According to faith and hope are linked together. They share the “conviction of things not seen”. This has caused many Christians to assume that hope for the Christian is an unrealized desire. A thing that we wish for, but do not yet possess. In a sense,...

Defining the Gospel Genre

What is a Gospel? The gospels don’t fit any mold and are in many ways unique. The origin of the gospel genera is partly Jewish and partly Greek. “The Gospel” is the heralding of the good news, something momentous and life changing. Most commonly used to announce the...