The church I grew up in had a perpetual interest with what the bible calls, the "Last Day". Sermons, studies, and conversations were peppered with Final Judgement stories that were vivid enough to scare you, but also distant enough to be dismissed as soon as the meeting was … [Read more...] about Your Last Day
Just a Thought
For better or worse, sometimes I only have a single, unqualified thought. This seemed as good a place as any to drop off some shareable quotes, poetry and a nuisance idea for those who need a shot.
People have some odd ideas about hell. They picture little devils throwing parties that involve torturing individuals. But there will be no party in the lake of fire. A better description might be, “The place where you get everything you ever craved.... without the … [Read more...] about Chained to the Things We Love
Someone once said, that, "Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence." And I agree. But we must decide on whose shoulders that burden of proof lies. Here, we have the claims of scripture, grounded in history and fulfilled in time, about who Jesus is. God, Man, judge … [Read more...] about Extraordinary Evidence
We tend to have a petty view of sin. Not that we think too little of it, but that we think too much of it. We see our sin and see no hope. No hope of serving a God who smiles upon us. No hope of being in His company without experiencing His unhappy looks. You and I are sin … [Read more...] about The Sin Bearer
June 21st is world music day and that gives me the excuse I needed to say something about Bach. In April 2009, British atheist, A.N. Wilson (Author of Dante in Love and the Lampitt Chronicles) shocked the world by announcing that he was returning to Christianity. When asked in … [Read more...] about Music to My Ears