Denison Forum on Truth and Culture
How to Defend Christianity When Christians Fail
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Many in our secular culture caricature Christians as weak. Friedrich Nietzsche warned that faith in God would keep us from becoming the “overcomers” we could and should be. Karl Marx taught that...
The Importance of Trusting God
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
If we are going to trust our lives and our eternities to the God of the Bible, how can we know that he keeps these promises? Comparing current Bibles to ancient manuscripts shows that the Bibles we...
3 Reasons Christians Fear Death
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Today, let’s think about this pressing subject not for nonbelievers but for Christ-followers. After nearly forty years of pastoral ministry, I can testify that Christians can also be fearful of...
The Dangers of Postmodern Secularism
Monday, July 19, 2021
As we have seen, one of Satan’s great deceptions is convincing lost people that they are not lost. A second deception is convincing Christians that lost people are not truly lost.
Christians Must Seek Personal Integrity to Make a Public Impact for the Gospel
Friday, July 16, 2021
We must seek personal integrity if we would make a public impact for the gospel. If we are one person in private and another in public, the private will inevitably become public.
Is It Possible to Be Very Religious and Yet Miss Jesus?
Thursday, July 15, 2021
The great need of our day is for followers of Jesus to experience him with such transforming passion that we cannot help sharing his truth and love with our broken culture. The rising secular...
The Rise of Secular Idolatry
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
In 1789, French revolutionaries stormed the Bastille. The ensuing French Revolution tried to excise all vestiges of religion from French society. In October 1793, all public worship was forbidden,...
The Denial of Objective Truth Is a Threat to Biblical Morality
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
It has become conventional wisdom in our postmodern culture that all truth is personal and subjective. This malignant denial of objective truth is metastasizing through the body of our society.
Trusting God in Our Suffering
Monday, July 12, 2021
When we face the inevitable crises of life, we can turn to ourselves, our capacities, and our achievements, or we can turn to the One who created us, endowed us with our capacities, and enabled our...
God Redeems All He Allows By Using Our Past Suffering to Help Others
Friday, July 9, 2021
When we recognize our questionable choices and use them to serve others, our humility earns us the right to share a positive message. If we follow Jesus, such compassion born from his grace enables...
Jesus Alone Is What We Need
Thursday, July 8, 2021
The paradoxical truth is that we will not turn to Jesus as our “actual hope” unless we recognize that we need what he alone can provide.
We Should Fear God
Wednesday, July 7, 2021
The king of the universe cannot honor rebellion against his reign lest he deny his holiness and permit that which harms his subjects. He calls us to seek his glory because to do less would be...
The Constitution Grants Us Freedom of Religion Because We Need It
Tuesday, July 6, 2021
The Constitution grants us freedom of religion because we need it. We need the God we are free to worship and trust. We need the biblical truth we are free to proclaim. We are so immoral that we...
Christians Must Live Lives That Demonstrate the Character of Jesus
Friday, July 2, 2021
As our nation’s birthday approaches, I want to urge us to give our country the best gift we can offer her people: lives that demonstrate the character of Jesus. What he did through early Christians...
Christians Urgently Need to Depend on God in This Fallen World
Thursday, July 1, 2021
Yesterday we noted that if we are to impact our culture as the first Christians impacted theirs (cf. Acts 17:6), we must recover their sense of urgency for our message for the lost, our mission for...
3 Things We Can Learn from Early Christians about Sparking a Transformative Spiritual Movement
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Early Christians had no courts or governments to which they could appeal for the protection of their religious liberties. In fact, they had no such liberties. And yet they “turned the world upside...
Man Who Saved Toddler Honored by Thunderbirds: "The Crucible of Our Formation Is the Monotony of Our Routines"
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Yesterday, we focused on the fact that God has given us what we need to do what he intends us to do. Today, let’s add this fact: To experience his best, we must give our best to him every moment of...
God Has Given You All You Need to Do All You Need to Do
Monday, June 28, 2021
Why does the secularized culture seem to be winning as the church seems to be receding? Here’s one factor: We must do what God says to experience what he intends. Jesus instructed us to remove...
Christian news headlines from the United States and around the world
Hillsong's Brian Houston, Facing Charges, Steps Down from Church's Boards
God's Not Dead
Actor Antonio Sabato Jr. Encourages Christians to Trust in Christ amid Threats to Religious Freedom
Supreme Court to Hear Blockbuster Challenge to Roe v. Wade Dec. 1
60 Minutes Australia
Airs Exposé Detailing Abuse Allegations, Celebrity Culture at Hillsong Church
Taliban Reportedly Arresting, Executing Those Perceived as 'Enemies' of the Regime
The Third Education Revolution with Vishal Mangalwadi
How the Church Can Bless the Culture into Spiritual Awakening
It Is Our Responsibility to Teach Our Children Wisdom
Christians Need a Biblical Worldview
Why People Are Leaving Churches
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