On an intuitive level, a child understands wrongdoing. For instance, he has momentarily hated his sister or a friend. So when he learns of murder, his mother can point him to 1 John 3 and explain to him how extreme hate can lead to murder. But there is not an obvious frame of reference for such a wicked thing as taking the life of a child, much less celebrating it.
Enjoyment … at our souls’ fingertips
Many Christians think what they are doing, what they have, and where they live determine their capacity to be satisfied. But we all have the same intrinsic capacity to experience an equal depth of enjoyment as God intended regardless of income level, geography, activity, or possessions. Our focus for enjoyment should be informed by our common design and set on God and his creation.
God Has a Better Definition of Sexy
If Christians propagate the biblical conception of sexiness, women will be elevated from the status of corrosive objectification to one of holistic admiration.
The Current American-English Vernacular: Lightweight Language for a Heavyweight God
When speaking about the things of God, a limited vocabulary cannot haul the theological payload of the Bible with its trailer’s limited capacity.
Are Your Children’s Toys Teaching Them To Be “Naughty or Nice?”
Every toy has been created with a purpose in mind. As children play with toys, they are exposed to the philosophy that built the toy. A philosophy with views on morality, one’s origins, the purpose of life, the use of money, and self-identity.
Make Church Announcements Great Again
An approach to keep your church announcements from being unhelpful and harmful.
The Danger of Reading the Bible in America
We peer into truth from another age with Enlightenment spectacles. It is necessary to take off these spectacles and be less enlightened so we can be illuminated.