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December 2017 Archives

Are you tired of the negative news in our culture? An increasing number of people are turning off the news and prefer to avoid it rather than to deal with the daily headlines of natural disasters, political controversies, and sexual […]

Many of us say we want to live out our faith, but how do we go about it? Instead of accusing the church of being full of hypocrites or highlighting the problems in the contemporary church, what if we focused […]

What good will it be for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul? Or what can anyone give in exchange for their soul? As we look ahead to the new year, many of us will make resolutions. […]

We’ve all seen it…the kid begging for her parent’s attention while the mom or dad is too focused on a tiny screen to acknowledge their child. We internally scold the parent, realizing the missed moment in the young person’s life. […]

    Christmas serves as a season of joy, but for many the holidays are a source of grief or pain. The reasons vary. For some, it is the grief of a lost loved one. Others hurt from a broken […]

Image from Wikipedia Commons There are many Bible verses about faith and action, but what are some of the best? My top 10 include the following: “He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the LORD […]

The recent heartbreaking video of Keaton Jones has quickly gone viral, bringing the topic of bullying into the headlines. He says, “Why do they bully…they make fun of my nose, they call me ugly, they say I have no friends.” […]

Photo courtesy Quinn Dombrowski. A recent survey has found less than half of evangelical Americans “strongly agree” with core evangelical beliefs, while nearly one-third of Americans who hold evangelical beliefs don’t identify as “evangelical.” LifeWay Research released this survey on evangelical […]

Photo wikimedia commons Breaking news today reports an explosion near New York City’s Port Authority bus terminal during Monday morning’s rush hour. As expected, chaos ensued. A stampede of people fled the scene, some bus terminals have been shut down […]

In a recent interview I shared with Dr. Alex McFarland, Director for Christian Worldview and Apologetics at North Greenville University, we discussed five facts about Christmas. A close look at these five truths reveal Christmas originated with Jesus, but is […]