Believing that Christ is Lord requires that you obey Christ, whether you are a mayor, police officer, artist, engineer, or dog-catcher. Rulers are in a unique position as they have a greater ability to implement the moral/natural law, and they have to do so.
What is the relationship between the unforgivable sin (Mark 3:22-30) and the apostasy described in Hebrews 6:4-6 and Hebrews 10:26-29?
Tip O’Neill famously said, “All politics is local.” What if we thought of culture-making in the same way? What if all culture-making started locally? What if we started by
establishing a Christian culture in our family, our church, and our schools?
God made human beings in his image as people who require knowledge (Prov. 18:15).
It’s a fascinating thing. Why do teenagers begin cussing? Especially teenage boys
Our very own Matt Carpenter has started a podcast called “The Good Life” that we heartily recommend to you. Each episode emphasizes one of four areas that make a good life: pursuing God, loving our neighbor, growing in wisdom, and being a good steward of our gifts. There are many descriptions of a good life, asContinue reading “A New Podcast”
Comedian Roy Rogers used to say that he only knew what he read in the papers. Well, if you’ve been reading the paper lately, or the online paper, there is a decided trend against Christianity. For a few recent examples click here, here, here, and here. What are we to do? Chesterton once warned thatContinue reading “One Little Word Shall Fell Him”
NOTE: This blog post is based on teaching notes from the sermon on 4.18.21. If you would like to listen to the entire sermon, click here. First, fasting is a matter of Christian freedom The NT says little about fasting. Aside from this passage in Mark (and the parallel passages in Matthew and Luke), thereContinue reading “Six Principles of Christian Fasting”
Somewhere a faithful Christian father leads his family in evening devotion. He looks across the room over which he presides. Before him stretches chaos.
Readers of John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress will remember when Christian and Hopeful encounter Atheist. Mockingly, Atheist says, “I laugh to see what ignorant persons you are, to take upon you so tedious a journey, and yet are like to have nothing but your Travel for your pains.”