Category Archives: Christianity

Your Mind is a Spin Machine

Our moral thinking is much more like a politician searching for votes than a scientist searching for truth.

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3 Ways to Figure Out What To Do, In Light of Who You Are

Knowing “what time it is” personally is essential for making wise decisions.

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3 New Testament Examples of Knowing “What Time It Is”

In the New Testament, one’s view of history (both its origin, trajectory, and end) informs and motivates Christian ethics.

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Repentance Entails a Life of Mission

The purposeful obedience on display in our lives of ongoing repentance is a missional obedience. As we walk worthy of repentance, we call others to follow Jesus.

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Our Moral Compass Is Turned Toward Self-Righteousness

Psychologist Jonathan Haidt believes “an obsession with righteousness (leading inevitably to self-righteousness) is the normal human condition”.

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3 Old Testament Examples of Knowing “What Time It Is”

A proper understanding of where we are in the grand sweep of history, according to Scripture, impacts our ethical decisions.

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4 Ways a Christian Leader Should Know “What Time It Is”

Christian leadership is never timeless. Instead, it is a timely application of God-given wisdom regarding specific decisions that must be made in particular moments in time.

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What Happens When You Judge the Church “Now” By the Kingdom’s “Not Yet”

We shouldn’t be surprised that the local churches we belong to are communities where we see vibrant manifestations of God’s power and perplexing messiness at the same time.

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Give Me the Doubly Offensive Jesus, Please

Jesus said He came to call sinners to repentance. The church is offended that Jesus’ call is for sinners. The world is offended that He calls for repentance.

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How To Implement a Communist Revolution in 3 Easy Steps

In Romania, the socialist ideologues focused on three spheres of influence. Here’s who they targeted and how they took over.

Also posted in Christian Living, Church Issues, Future of the Church, Reaching Romania | | 2 Comments