Who Am I And Why Am I Here?

   But whatever gain I had, I counted as loss for the sake of Christ. Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ…

Are All Sins Equal?

This question has sparked heated discussions among Evangelical Christians predating even the Westminster Larger Catechism, (produced by the Puritans and adopted by the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in 1648 and by the Presbyterian Synod of New York and Philadelphia in 1788). The Puritans attempted to demonstrate the aggregate nature of sin while…

Are We Starting a New Age of Darkness?

This question has confounded the Christian community and academia from the beginning of the postmodern era until today. Postmodernism was born out of the Age of Enlightenment. The Age of Enlightenment references a period of time when the world was breaking out of the darkness of ignorance created by the suppression of intellectual growth fostered…

Only God Can Make a Tree

In Joyce Kilmer’s poem “Trees” he begins with, I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. And ends with But only God can make a tree. In the Garden, God told the creature He made in His own Image that all the trees were created for mankind except for one…

Dear Christian, Are You Ready to Die?

The current news events are abundant evidence that followers of Christ are under persecution.  Christians in America are being punished and put out of business in the wake of the current Supreme Court finding granting homosexuals “protected class recognition.”   Church groups are targeted by the homosexual activities for “teaching hate,” and will soon face sanctions…

The Alien Invasion

The Apostle Peter teaches us that when people become followers of Christ there is a change in their citizenship. He describes this change with these words, “ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a peculiar people.” The writer of the book of Hebrews reinforces Peter’s understanding of this realignment a believer…

The Reflection of the Character of God

Is God’s character reflected in the Church you worship? God indeed loves His creation and His love is demonstrated in His generosity even to the antagonist that have not only rejected Him but have adopted a “reprobate mind.” The nature of God’s mercy is demonstrated in His desire for repentance that brings reconciliation and peace…

Court is in Session

The prosecutor and his staff have been busy reviewing every statement the defendant has made, every personal relationship and reviewed all public and private conversations as well. The witness has been called and evidence has been offered against the defendant. It is an open and shut case. The defendant is guilty of all the charges…