Altar calls or no altar calls? Can they truly have value or can they actually be dangerous and misleading? Blake shares his personal story and experiences as we think through this common ministry practice.
It is the glory of God to conceal things, but the glory of kings is to search things out. (Prov 25:2) Ever thought about that verse? We glorify God, and find much enjoyment, by continually studying who he is, what he’s done, and who we are as he made us. With this category we talk about anything from theology to scientific discoveries and all sorts of brainy and booky things that give us wisdom and insight. So, ask questions or give answers; have at it! For a complete description of our categories, check out the Categories page.
There’s a vacancy in the army of God: He’s missing some resolute defenders of the gospel! Not just any fearless believer is helpful though. In an increasingly intelligent and hostile world, we need to know our stuff as well.
Could it be that predestination actually affects our lives in ways beyond good debates with your Christian brothers? Lance examines Ephesians chapter one and the implications of predestination for our lives according to this passage.
One of our avid readers in the community, Gerald White, shares his top 10 favorite books from last year and why they top his list. Now we want to hear yours as well! Share some recommended reading with the community!
In a world of intolerance to anything that claims exclusive truth, we must revive and give appeal to the work of scholasticism to the glory of God. As Daniel points out, we have much to learn from the holistic approach of the historical puritan and reformation thinkers and their sharp focus on theology in education.
Have you wondered why Christians like the symbol of a cross so much? Wonder what it means to us? Is it actually that big of a deal? Does it truly have that much significance? Well, yes; more than you can possibly imagine.
Reading the Bible, the word of God, can be daunting. If you’ve ever been confused about where to start when reading the Bible, this is a brief bit of advice and encouragement on where to start and how. It’s much easier than you think, but we all needed help getting started!
You hear this a lot, but is it true? Is Christianity really dying? Turns out there are some underlying realities in the answers to this question that are actually quite encouraging. Take the time to watch this video shared from The Village Church Training Institute and you’ll be encouraged!
Is Christianity a decision you made once? Is it wrapped up neatly in a little prayer, long forgotten? Christianity is not confined to a decision or a prayer. Becoming a Christian means embarking on a lifelong journey of following Christ. But what exactly does it mean to “follow” Jesus? It might surprise you!
Is Jesus our example we try to model our lives over? Is that all he is? Actually, he was and is, and needs to be for each of us, much more than just a great example. Christianity is about how what he did for us, enables how we live.
Sin is heavy. We are bad. Why don’t you feel bad? Well there’s a really good explanation for that, and it’s not because you’re not bad. But sin can be defeated and there’s a way your state can change! There is hope and victory!
There’s knowing about God, and then there’s knowing God. It’s kinda crazy to think we mere men can even know about God, but how can a person possibly claim they KNOW God? Well, there’s a way and God has made it available to anyone who wants it.
God once gave mankind a very extensive law to obey. Why? If we don’t even follow the law now, what’s the point of it? Did it or can it do anything for anyone? How does it apply to me? All great questions that we discuss.
You may have heard about “the gospel” but do you know what it really means when people use this term? Here is an overview of not only what the word means, but an fly-over of the entire historical story this word has become the title for. A great starting point for understanding the gospel!
A recap of the #ScriptureIs “TweetSeries” we recently did on our Twitter account. Tweets were composed by community member and author, Reece Edwards. Share your thoughts!
What is “true love” and why do we use this word so often, vaguely, and flippantly. Let’s look at what “love” actually is – what the word means and what the feeling and concept means – as well as what it has meant in past societies like the Greeks who had more words for it.