One thing I avoid is engaging in debate. An issue that will surely spark spontaneous debate is a discussion regarding politics. Lately, I have been asked what truth we can learn from the Bible regarding this topic. What does the Bible say about politics? Should Christians be involved in it? I have heard this quote […]
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Yes, if God is so good, why is there evil in the world? For thirty years in my work as pastor, I hear this question come up all the time. Interestingly, there is a movie recently “God is not Dead” that focuses on answering this question. Honestly, there seems to be more “why” questions than […]
Drugs. Alcohol. I am sure most of us know of someone who have died or have totally messed up their lives because of their addiction to these chemicals. I know of very close friends who are now gone or going through “hell” because they could not free themselves of these wrong habits. For those who […]
Assuming I invite you for lunch at my place. As we are about to eat, you notice me going through the kitchen trashcan and getting some garbage. Then I start cutting the stinky rotten vegetables I picked up and sprinkle that onto what is prepared for our lunch. Would you eat it? Of course not! […]
Calamities! Disasters! Earthquake! Plane crash! We are all familiar with news headlines reporting natural and man-made disasters. Do I have to enumerate the powerful tsunamis that hit Indonesia and many other countries? What about the combined natural disaster and man-made disaster in Fukushima, Japan? The combination of powerful earthquake causing a deadly tsunami and nuclear […]