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Archive for April 2013

A Brief Overview of Revelation

April 29, 2013

The book of Revelation is perhaps the most controversial document within the New Testament. It has received many different interpretations dating back to the early church until present. The interpretations have grown more wild and extravagant over the years. Due to the controversies, multiple interpretations, and difficulties posed by the book some Christians have ignored […]

A Prayer by Karl Barth

April 28, 2013

O Lord God, our Father through Jesus Christ thy Son in the power of the Holy Spirit! Give light to our eyes, we beseech thee, that we may see thy light, the brightly shining light of reconciliation! For man’s greatest plight is not to see the light in the broad daylight…Bless whatever efforts are made […]

Musings

April 27, 2013

The Dangers of Fear Terry Briley has written an excellent post on the dangers of fear and how fear in our life can keep us from following Jesus. He says, Fearing others produces deadly consequences. Fear plays to our most basic, self-serving nature and inhibits our ability to think and act reasonably. It often leads […]

Mother India

April 25, 2013

Mother India is a powerful and moving short film about two Americans who travel to India to see what life is like for the 31 million orphans living in that country. These two men meet a group of 25 homeless orphans who are living as a family unit behind a train station and begging for […]

David Lipscomb on the Poor

April 24, 2013

David Lipscomb experienced poverty firsthand while living in the South following the Civil War. He believed it was the Christian’s duty to help the poor, sick, and suffering. For Lipscomb, caring for the poor and sick was not just the responsibility of the individual Christian, but it was a central part of the work of […]

Musings

April 20, 2013

The Gift of Life Ann Voskamp offers a moving post on Gosnell, Steubenville, and the gift of life. This is a must read. Check out What Gosnell and the Gospel Mean to the Brave When Fear Holds Us Back Fear can stunt the growth of a church and keep a Christian from becoming a mature […]

4 Things to Remember When Tragedy Strikes

April 18, 2013

God is good – God is not the author of evil. He is good (Matt. 19:17). He blesses both saints and sinners (Matt. 5:45). All good things come from God (James 1:17). He desires nothing but good for His creation. When bad things happen in this world, they are not God’s doing. Evil does not […]

To the Wonder

April 12, 2013

Check out my review of To the Wonder for RELEVANT magazine. http://www.relevantmagazine.com/culture/film/wonder

Musings

April 12, 2013

Are We Practicing Convenient Christianity? In The Elephant in the Auditorium Paula Harrington encourages us to get off the pew and go live out our faith. She writes, Convenient Christianity is forfeiting our responsibility to our Savior by letting the paid preacher be the only proclaimer of God’s goodness in our community. Christ’s love calls […]

A Prayer by J.N. Armstrong

April 11, 2013

J.N. Armstrong was the first president of Harding University and the son-in-law of James A. Harding. He believed that Christians were not to participate in war. He made statements like, “To hate our enemies only hurts us” and “We cannot join in the hating, the bitterness, but must keep the spirit of Christ, and try […]