A Short Meditation on God’s Extravagant Love

Join me in a thought experiment. Imagine you are God. You are getting ready to create the world, and because you are omniscient, (you know all things past and future), you realize that the people that you are getting ready to create will go bad. They will use the good...

The Need for a Second Conversion?

MOST CHRISTIANS GO through two conversions. The first is to Christianity. They believe the gospel, repentof sins, get baptized, and join a local church. The second is equally important. It is a conversion to a biblical understanding of who and what God is. This often...

How Can I Know the Bible is God’s Word

RETURNING FROM ATLANTA, GA. on a Delta flight I sat next to a middle aged single woman. She was not a Christian, and on learning that I was a pastor, we began to discuss spiritual things.”How can I know that the Bible is God’s word?” she asked. She...