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How To Grow At Bible Literacy

Biblical literacy is essential to our health and well-being - personally, culturally, nationally, you name it. Jesus directly linked the knowledge and practice of his teaching to experiencing true stability and security in life (Matthew 7:24-27). Our Founding Fathers believed it. They were insistent that the Bible be taught not only in churches, but in schools as well. Not [...]

By |2017-12-07T15:15:40-08:00January 13th, 2017|Bible, Culture, Spiritual Disciplines|Comments Off on How To Grow At Bible Literacy

Believe And Ye Shall Receive – Why Conservative Churches Grow

Liberal churches are dying. But conservative churches are thriving. This was the headline from a Washington Post story this week, which reported the results of a five year study of mainline churches in Canada. This isn't entirely old news. I've been reading stories of the 'decline of the mainline' now for more than a decade [...]

By |2017-05-20T18:37:09-07:00January 6th, 2017|Bible, Christian Doctrine, Church Life, Culture|Comments Off on Believe And Ye Shall Receive – Why Conservative Churches Grow

Exhibit 3,793 In Why You Should Read Your Bible Everyday

I’d be so lost without my daily Bible reading. Yesterday morning, I awoke grumpy. The Internet and TV were successfully connected the day before – that alone should have caused me to bound joyfully from my bed. But then after having my first official racquetball work-out at the Glendora LA Fitness (yet another thank-you-Jesus moment), I [...]

By |2017-05-20T18:37:13-07:00August 7th, 2016|Bible, Spiritual Disciplines|Comments Off on Exhibit 3,793 In Why You Should Read Your Bible Everyday

Scully and Mulder Should Investigate This

Now that the X-Files reboot is over (so disappointing!) let’s talk about something that would really have Scully and Mulder scrambling to explain: biblical prophecy. Did you know that the Bible is chock-full of predictive prophecy? No other religion offers prophecy to the world as proof of its truthfulness. Christianity does. Sometimes Christians forget what [...]

By |2017-05-20T18:37:14-07:00March 7th, 2016|Apologetics, Arts, Bible|Comments Off on Scully and Mulder Should Investigate This

Wanna ‘Experience’ God? Do This

Let’s pretend that God wants to give you something that when you use it, the following things happen: You will feel inside you a real, tangible refreshing of your soul. Your heart was sort of sagging. Then you used this thing God wants to give you, now your heart is dancing. It will show you [...]

By |2017-05-20T18:37:14-07:00February 3rd, 2016|Bible|Comments Off on Wanna ‘Experience’ God? Do This