Apologetics, Christian Living, Church, Culture & Society, Faith, God's Law, Politics, Theology

Why Christians Can, and Should, Support President Donald J. Trump

In June 2018, while traveling in Germany, a fellow tourist walked up to me while we were preparing to board a bus during an excursion and asked a provocative question. “I understand that you are a former Christian pastor.” “That is true,” I replied. “I also understand that you support Trump.” “Yes.” “How can you… Continue reading Why Christians Can, and Should, Support President Donald J. Trump

Apologetics, Christian Living, Church, Culture & Society, God's Law, Politics, Sin & Repentance

The Vice of Virtue Signaling

On a Sunday night, June 10, 2018, famed Hollywood actor Robert De Niro walked up to a microphone during the 72nd Tony Awards ceremony and used the vilest language possible against the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump. There was no logical reason for De Niro to use such shameful words. His speech… Continue reading The Vice of Virtue Signaling

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Church history, Culture & Society, God's Law, Politics, Sin & Repentance

A Message of Judgement and Hope

c. 763 BC Of all the prophets, Amos emerges as a leading voice on behalf of the poor, the oppressed, and the downtrodden. Amos longed for righteousness to be found in the land. His concern for justice touches the heart, for his message goes beyond criminal justice to demand that government be sensitive to the… Continue reading A Message of Judgement and Hope

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Culture & Society, Faith, God's Law, Sin & Repentance

Understanding A Repenting Heart

“Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?”- 2 Corinthians 13:5  “The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?” - Jeremiah 17:9 Christian theology rests on several basic… Continue reading Understanding A Repenting Heart

End Times Issues, God's Law, Prophecy

God’s Word to America, Part 2: Remember the Amorites

Remember the Amorites and the Saturation of Sin in a Nation: “For the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full.” (Gen. 15:16) In the midst of this cultural madness there is some good news. The sovereign rule of the nations has been placed in the nail pierced hands of Jesus Christ. He is called… Continue reading God’s Word to America, Part 2: Remember the Amorites

Christian Living, Church history, Faith, God's Law, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit

Moses and Christ

The transition from Genesis to Exodus turns on the lives of two important individuals. The first was a man who began as a shepherd and became a prince. His name, Joseph. The second tells the story of a prince who became a shepherd. His name, Moses. The latter part of the book of Genesis gives… Continue reading Moses and Christ

Death & Dying, End Times Issues, Faith, God's Law, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit

Annihilation: The Ultimate Hope of Unrepentant Souls

A prominent Liberal theologian once quipped that he did not concern himself with the furniture of heaven, or the temperature of hell. Perhaps he should. Perhaps we all should. On March 29, 2018, the Catholic News Service reported that the current supreme bishop of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis, told his longtime atheist friend,… Continue reading Annihilation: The Ultimate Hope of Unrepentant Souls