500th Blog Post!

500th Blog Post!

Super excited. This is the 500th blog post. And over 21,000 different people from 145 countries have visited the site. This is great because that’s the purpose of this site, to provide truth that transforms. We want to pepper people’s lives with relevant Christ-centered teaching. We want people to consider Christ and His relevance in their lives. […]

What is the difference between self-confidence and pride?

What is the difference between self-confidence and pride?

Theologically what is the difference between self-confidence and pride? Self-confidence God does gift individuals. And it is good to acknowledge that truth. The manager in Jesus’ parable that invested his talents and earned a good return for the owner had to have a type of confidence (Matt. 25:14-30). Further, God created us as a “work […]

Alex Rivas

New Author: Alex Rivas

We’re excited to announce that Alex Rivas will be joining as one of the authors. We look forward to hearing his heart and learning from him. Alex Rivas Alex is a city kid from Chicago who is seeking out God in new places. He became a believer at the age of 16 and is a […]

Suffering?

Suffering? What does Buddhism say about it?

Suffering? What does Buddhism say say about it? Why does it happen and what hope is there in the midst of it? How should we respond to the reality of suffering? Why does suffering happen? Why does suffering happen? What hope do we have in the midst of suffering? And what do the major views […]

Does science disprove miracles?

Does science disprove miracles?

Are miracles possible? Does science disprove miracles?   We must first ask, ‘What even is a miracle?’ We must also consider our assumptions as we ask the question. Then we’ll be in a better position to consider miracles. . What is a Miracle? David Hume, a skeptic philosopher believed a miracle is a violation and […]

Words to the Wealthy

Words to the Wealthy (from James 5)

What words does James have to say to the wealthy? In James 5:1-6 we see some of the roughest and most condemning verses in the Bible. Does James 5 have any relevance to us? If so, why? And if it does, what does it teach us? James 5:1-6: “Come now, you rich, weep and howl for […]

Can an outside hand reach into the fishbowl of our universe?

Can an outside hand reach into the fishbowl of our universe?

Can an outside hand reach into the fishbowl of our universe? Newton, a scientist that also happened to be a fish, was a keen observer of the ecology of the fishbowl. He was surprised to observe regular patterns in his fish universe. But he did.  For example, Newton observes that food daily falls upon the […]

Do you have to have a certain view about creation to be a Christian?

Do you have to have a certain view about creation to be a Christian?

Do you have to have a certain view about creation to be a Christian? Christians believe that when understood correctly there will ultimately be harmony between God’s word the Bible and His world because He is the author of both.[1] Christians don’t believe that there is a contradiction between Christianity and the way creation was carried […]

Doesn’t science show that the scriptures are stupid and inaccurate? 

Doesn’t science show that the scriptures are stupid and inaccurate? 

Doesn’t science show that the scriptures are stupid and inaccurate? Scripture is in line with science in various important ways. Science has found Scripture to be correct in various regards way before its time. The Bible is not a scientific textbook. Yet it is accurate scientifically. That is, it concurs with all sorts of scientific […]

Doesn’t science contradict what Christianity teaches?

Doesn’t science contradict what Christianity teaches?

The Bible talks about a lot of crazy things like walking on water. We can walk on ice but we can’t walk on water. Doesn’t that automatically prove Christianity is false and even foolish? Also, the Bible cannot be tested in a laboratory so we cannot have scientific proof that it’s true. By this criterion, however, […]

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