You may have heard: “Don’t follow your emotions” or “don’t let your feelings get the best of you,” or “use your head.” But emotions are not bad in themselves.
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Photo by Evie S. on Unsplash An Easter Devotional I wrote the blog series, “Psalms of our Suffering Savior,” to help us “remember Jesus Christ, risen from the dead” (2 Tim. 2:8)… A Brief Theology of Emotions We all have emotions. How often do we consider emotions from a biblical perspective though?… Yet, what better place […]
Questions, Concerns, and Cautions Questions. The first question I think it is important to ask is, what should be our level of expectation regarding the gifts? Sometimes proponents of the continuation of the gifts reference John 14:12, in that passage Jesus said, “whoever believes in me will also do the works that I do; and […]
“Why does a person’s sexual preference matter? If a guy loves another guy why can’t they hook up? Why would God have a problem with that? God created everything, right? So, did He create homosexuality?” I appreciate those questions. They are important because sex and sexual identity are deeply personal as well as powerful. So, […]
Depression, OCD, ADHD, bipolar disorder, are just a few of the things we are taking psychoactive medication for. However, have we given the use of these drugs any thought? That is, if we use them, do we use them with a well-informed understanding? If we do not use them, or believe we should not, do we make the decision on the basis of hard thinking?