In the chaos of the 2020 election I, like many other Evangelicals, have championed the phrase, “Jesus is still King”. This may have left some Christians and non -Christians wondering what that phrase means. In short the phrase is simply a confession of the lordship and sovereignty of Jesus Christ over all things. It affirms […]Read More What Do I Mean by, “Jesus is Still King”?
Members of the Church, the body of people who have been saved by Jesus Christ, are called to love one another, and to grow in holiness with one another by the power of the Holy Spirit. However, as Covid-19, an election cycle, and a modern civil rights movement are creating tension across the United States, […]Read More Warming Our Cold “Shoulder to Cry On”: Wisdom for Loving our Hurting Neighbor
“I went past the field of a sluggard, past the vineyard of someone who has no sense; thorns had come up everywhere, the ground was covered with weeds, and the stone wall was in ruins. I applied my heart to what I observed and learned a lesson from what I saw: A little sleep, a […]Read More My Confession: I’m More Racist than You Think
Before I begin, I do not want Charismatic Christians to feel singled out so let me make clear that this is simply the first group that I am addressing in a series of posts aimed at reconciling differences, addressing concerns, and encouraging various groups of believers within the Church. Theological issues within the Church are […]Read More 5 things I Want to Say to My Charismatic Friends
If you have been stuck in your home and watching the news like me you are probably well aware that COVID-19 is a serious problem. It is overwhelming many countries and as of today (April 22nd, 2020) we have not found a cure. Most infected countries have the majority of their population indoors and most […]Read More Is Earth Better Off Without Us? God, COVID-19, & Pollution
“Jesus & Therapy” is a new, popular, and I would argue even beneficial phrase that is trending and very popular among many young Christians today. It basically supports the notion that one can be a strong Christian and not be afraid or ashamed of going to therapy. For the most part I am 100% on […]Read More Jesus & Therapy, A testimony & A few opinions:
Have you ever seen a billboard or talked with an atheist who has expressed the sentiment that they are “Good without God”? I have had many genial conversations with atheist, agnostics, and religious pluralist alike and this is a pretty common mindset. There are however a few fatal flaws in its logic that I would […]Read More Can you really be “Good without God”?
I have thought of 1000 ways to start this piece and I have considered not writing it 2000 times. However, Christians are always called to speak about truth in a loving way, especially in times of oppression, hate, and injustice. Christians, like myself, are not given the worldly privilege of silence in the face of […]Read More The New Zealand Shooting: A Christians Response and Why the Gospel Matters
Intelligence can breed contempt, so I must often repent of my petty nature when I laugh with contemp at those who say there is no evidence for God. As you will see, there is plenty of evidence for God that I will be discussing below. But before I do, let me first tell you what […]Read More You Can’t Prove God? FALSE. The Kalam Cosmological Argument & More
Let’s talk about Evangelism and the city of Chicago. When I say “Chicago”, what do you think about? Michael Jordan and the Bulls, the musical named after the city, or perhaps the terrible rate of violent crime in the city? Well, here’s a new thing that you should know about Chicago: I am going to […]Read More The “rust” in Trust, Part 2: Evangelism & Putting the “I go” in Chicago