Book Recommends For Christmas

I ROUTINELY READ 40-50 books per year. With that in mind, here are a few of my favorites from the last six months. For the right person, these would make great Christmas gifts. The first is Christopher Columbus Mariner by one of America’s great historians,...

Looking to the Things Unseen

MY DEAR FRIEND, JIM NIMNICHT, DIED ON DECEMBER 7. It was a personal, relational blow of major magnitude. Death always makes us sad. But it’s not gut-wrenching until it’s up close and personal, until it takes someone you were just sitting next to in church, that...
Why Is No One Interested in Humility?

Why Is No One Interested in Humility?

MOST THEOLOGIANS THROUGHOUT HISTORY have considered humility the queen of virtues. Why is that when the Bible seems to put the emphasis on love? For example, love is eternal. It is greater than faith and hope (1 Cor 13:13). Paul tells us that if we don’t have...
Why Is No One Interested in Humility?

Is Environmentalism A Religion?

CHRISTIANS BELIEVE THAT we should care for the environment. We are stewards that will give an accounting to God. This conviction is rooted in the fact that creation is a gift. God created humanity to rule over and care for it. It exists for people. People don’t...