Mission

Sex and the Christian Vision of the Good

Christianity doesn't guarantee prosperity of every kind for every individual. Struggles in one's health, one's marriage, one's work, and even one's faith are par for the Christian course (Jas 1:3). But, overall, we expect the biblical vision of the good life to...

I Got Translated into German!

An article I wrote for Logos Talk got translated into German by Evangelium21. May the Lord use my tiny little drop in the Internet ocean for his glory.

What Happens in Greenville…

This post is not for all readers, just for those who have attended Christian universities in Greenville, South Carolina. Of which there are two. And kind of three. And there are seminaries there. All of which helps make my point. Soapbox 1 Greenville, South Carolina,...

Introduction to the Old Testament for Bibles International

I wrote the following introduction to the Old Testament for Bibles International; it is being translated and placed into Bibles all around the world. Come back tomorrow for the intro to the New Testament. The Bible tells one story, because God has one plan for all of...

Introduction to the Bible for Bibles International

I wrote the following introduction for Bibles International; it is being translated and placed at the beginning of Bibles all around the world. Come back tomorrow and the next day for intros to the Old Testament and New Testament. The Bible tells one story. Just one....

Review: C. S. Lewis’s “Mere Christianity”: A Biography

C. S. Lewis's "Mere Christianity": A Biography by George M. Marsden My rating: 4 of 5 stars Classic Marsden. He did his homework and dug up some interesting anecdotes, offering a strong narrative, a clear outline and analysis, and some insightful points along the way....

Joy Davidman Gresham Lewis on Materialism

Joy Davidman was an accomplished poet, a sharp thinker, a successful student. She was also an ardent materialist. A young poet like me could be seized and shaken by spiritual powers a dozen times a day and still take for granted that there was no such thing as spirit....

My Skagit Valley Herald Pro-Life Article

After I saw the Center for Medical Progress videos (I forced myself to watch every one), I knew I had to do something—something even more tangible than a vote—to combat the evil of abortion. I almost attended a protest at an abortion clinic in Greenville, but it just...

The Just-So Story about Just-So Stories

We all view new ideas and experiences through our worldview lenses. Every time we turn around, Christians are explaining something through the lenses provided by the Bible, telling a story about God's goodness in our lives. Every time they turn around, believers in...

Richard John Neuhaus on the Secular University

This comment from a brief article by the late Richard John Neuhaus is brilliant, and important: A secular university is not a university pure and simple; it is a secular university. Secular is not a synonym for neutral. Not to say that Jesus is Lord is not to say...