Hope, Change, Lies and Greatness
One of the themes of this election cycle in America is clarity. God is showing us what we’ve become. Clearly. With each passing political curveball and October surprise, painful and embarrassing clarity abounds. We’ve learned and are continuing to learn a lot about our “Christian leaders”. Same goes for our concepts of freedom, liberty, justice, […]
Yes, everything is purposeful. And that shouldn’t necessarily make you comfortable.
Yes, everything is purposeful. And that shouldn’t necessarily make us all comfortable. It is certainly true that everything – every thought, act, consequence and benefit to ever occur anywhere at any time in God’s creation – is perfectly ordained by Him to accomplish His purposes. There is not, as RC Sproul is known for saying, […]
Being supernaturally optimistic in a naturally pessimistic world.
The past six months or so have been fairly wild and wacky here in America. It’s been a surreal, bizarre time in a decidedly Twilight Zone kind of way. Without Christ as the Anchor in this storm, it’s easy to see how a typical “good conservative” (and perhaps even professing Christian) American might have gotten concerned, alarmed, or even […]
The Vision of The Avengers and the Vision of Christianity
I was four when Star Wars happened and pretty much changed my world. About a year and a half later, Superman: The Movie hit the scene escorted by the promotional tagline, “You’ll believe a man can fly.” It was a magical time. From there, it was off to Battlestar Galactica, Buck Rogers, a reborn Star Trek and […]
Faith, Courage, and Hope in the Face of Ebola
What a difference a day makes. Just 24 hours ago, we had not yet gotten the news that an Ebola-infected “patient zero” had been diagnosed in America. Up until that moment, many of us prayed and hoped that this devastating plague would not find its way to our land. Others artificially preserved their optimistic take through an ignorance-is-bliss […]