If I Could Say A Few Words To Andy Stanley

If I Could Say A Few Words To Andy Stanley Ican’t decide if Andy Stanley is just being needlessly provocative, or if the doctrine he believes is just running off the biblical rails. A year ago Stanley caused a ruckus by teaching that Christians need to “unhitch themselves from the Old Testament”, which he referred [...]

By |2019-01-15T08:52:45-08:00January 15th, 2019|Bible, Christian Doctrine, Theology|Comments Off on If I Could Say A Few Words To Andy Stanley

One Of The Best Bible Teachers Today Might Not Even Be A Christian

One of the areas of focus in the new ministry I’m getting off the ground – Train Yourself Ministry – is the area of biblical literacy. It’s my conviction that the knowledge and practice of the Word of God is simply the best foundation on which a person can build his or her life. For [...]

By |2018-05-22T12:12:38-07:00May 22nd, 2018|Bible, Culture, People, Theology|Comments Off on One Of The Best Bible Teachers Today Might Not Even Be A Christian

Maybe More People Should Be Unhitching Themselves From Andy Stanley

I absolutely love the Old Testament. Its unforgettable stories have fired my imagination and inspired my heart since I was a boy. Who is not mesmerized by the epic moral landscape found in the tales of Noah and the Flood, Joseph and his brothers, Moses facing down Pharaoh, David going mano a mano with Goliath, [...]

By |2018-05-16T17:31:43-07:00May 16th, 2018|Bible, Christian Doctrine, Theology|Comments Off on Maybe More People Should Be Unhitching Themselves From Andy Stanley

Faith Without Art Is Dead – Part 2

Here's a second reason why faith without art is dead. Creating art is proof that we are made in the image of God.  Our God is the Master Artist – and his love for creativity and beauty is evident everywhere we look around us at what he has made. Why did he design fruit [...]

By |2018-02-12T13:11:48-08:00February 12th, 2018|Arts, Theology|Comments Off on Faith Without Art Is Dead – Part 2

Faith Without Art Is Dead – Part 1

One of my mottos is Faith without art is dead. This isn't just a clever little play on a famous verse from the epistle of James. I believe that one of the best way to enrich and strengthen faith is through art. (The opposite is true as well.) It was a little known Billy Graham movie [...]

By |2018-12-07T10:47:27-08:00February 5th, 2018|Arts, Culture, Theology|Comments Off on Faith Without Art Is Dead – Part 1