I’ve had a couple of people ask recently about the historical reliability of the Gospels? How do we know they are true? How do we know they are not some combination of fabrication, myth and wishful thinking? What is my response? First and foremost, we don’t know for 100% certainty. We don’t know anything from […]Read more "How Do We Know The Gospels Are True?"
The chorus of an old gospel favorite (Allison Krauss does it best) goes like this, “I’ll fly away to glory, I’ll fly away. To a home on God’s celestial shore. I’ll fly away.” Sorry, now it will be stuck in your head all day, but bear with me. That’s all well and good. Of course […]Read more "Fly Away To Glory? A Plea For A More Grounded (Literally) Hereafter"
Faith is never far from the American political consciousness. According to an ABC poll, fully three-fourths of the public identify themselves as Christian, with a little over one-third of this number claiming the title evangelical. It is thus impossible for the American people to filter through policy questions and political quagmires without considering spiritual ramifications […]Read more "Social Engagement Before It Was Cool: The Life and Times of Carl F. H. Henry (Part 1)"
This is not an anti-Lent post. It is a plea for evangelical churches to think carefully about it what they are doing. If Lent is entrenched in your denomination by centuries of practice or a deeply held component of your walk in passionate obedience to Christ, then I am not talking to you. I am […]Read more "Evangelicals and Lent: Spirit-Led Renewal or Calendar-Driven Cop Out?"