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Archive for the ‘Christianity and Culture’ Category

5 Questions on Race Relations in America

June 3, 2020

Preaching From the Poets: Let’s Be Still

May 11, 2020

Should Christians Wear Masks?

April 29, 2020

What if my state or local government requires me to wear a mask? “Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur […]

Preaching From the Poets: Sam Stone

April 4, 2020

This week, I look at the theological message behind Sam Stone by John Prine and why this song and others like it can help reconnect us with an important Biblical practice.

Preaching From the Poets: Turn Off the News

March 27, 2020

In this new video series, I will be examining the theological message behind popular songs. This week I take a look at Turn Off the News (Build a Garden) by Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real.

Four Keys for Churches to Survive the 21st Century

March 1, 2020

We find ourselves in challenging times. Our culture is growing more and more secular. Christianity is shrinking in America. Many churches are in decline or are dying. Younger generations are leaving the faith. The fastest-growing group in America are the nones. These are people who claim no religious affiliation at all. We look around us […]

A Hidden Life

December 9, 2019

Likely, you have never heard of Franz Jagerstatter. This unfamiliarity with the central character is where the newest film by Terrence Malick gets its name. It is taken from a quote by George Eliot. “..for the growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with […]

Thoughts on JESUS IS KING by Kanye West

October 28, 2019

Your response to Kanye West’s new album says more about you than it does about Kanye. It is not as surprising as people think that Kanye has made an explicitly Christian album. Hip hop probably includes more references to God, Jesus, and Christianity than any other modern genre of music. Kanye has rapped about his […]

Time

September 12, 2019

“So God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it God rested from all his work that he had done in creation.” (Genesis 2:3) The first thing God deems holy is time. He sets apart the Sabbath day as a time to rest and reflect on all that God has done. The […]

5 Questions on Humor and Faith

September 4, 2019