The church today makes a big deal about God’s love, and His closeness to His people. They’re not wrong to do so, it’s one of the major distinctions between Christianity and false religions. However, there is a tendency in our day to over-emphasize God’s closeness, to the point of turning His love into gross sentimentalism. … Continue reading Forgetting God's Transcendence Cheapens His Love
Six months ago, Bertie Kilfacer needed to get rid of his ex-girlfriend. “I just couldn’t handle it” he tells me, looking wistfully out the window at the rainy day outside. “She kept calling me every week, asking me to give back her salad spinner. It was bad for my mental health. I had to make … Continue reading Anti-Murder Legislation Hurts Innocent Murderers [SATIRE]
After all of the hysteria over World War III, which didn’t happen by the way, I am reminded of one of the great truths of Scripture: divine sovereignty. In other words, God always gets His way. This truth is very plain throughout Scripture. Proverbs 21:1 The king’s heart is like channels of water in the … Continue reading Divine Sovereignty and World War III
If you follow the news, you may have noticed an interesting phenomenon. The more progressive/left-leaning someone is, the more strident and uncompromising they are in advocating for their beliefs, to the point that they prefer to shut down those who disagree; rather than have a reasonable discussion. Some of this can, no doubt, be ascribed … Continue reading Conscience and the Left's Moral Posturing
This has been bugging me for a while, but I’ve had trouble putting it into words until lately. Everyone knows that male chauvinism is a bad thing; putting women down just because they’re women isn’t good. Duh. But in our zeal to not be chauvinistic against women, our culture has swung to the other extreme; … Continue reading Female Chauvinism Is Real, and It's a Problem
Money; it’s something we all have to deal with. Furthermore, we all know that the love of money is bad, courtesy of 1 Timothy 6:10. So far so good; but if we stop there we leave another question unanswered: is it wrong to want more money? Put another way, is it wrong to pursue a … Continue reading Should A Christian Want Money?
Do you want to be super spiritual? Of course you do. What’s the best way to be super spiritual? Speaking in tongues, of course! Speaking in tongues makes you into a super spiritual uber-Christian; it’s in the Bible. Sadly, not everyone can speak in tongues readily like the Bible says we’re supposed to. Now, thanks … Continue reading How To Speak In Tongues In 5 Easy Steps [SATIRE]