Denison Forum on Truth and Culture
Three Biblical Ways to Prepare for an Uncertain Future
Friday, June 25, 2021
Yesterday, we discussed the courage that is needed in a “post-truth” culture to tell people truth they don’t want to hear. Today, let’s close our week-long conversation about truth by focusing on...
Why 'We Must Obey God Rather Than Men'
Thursday, June 24, 2021
In a culture where so many are convinced that “their” truth is “the” truth, it takes genuine courage to speak truth that others don’t want to hear. But such courage is part of what it means to...
Persuasive Reasons to Believe and Share Biblical Truth
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Perception is not always reality. Truth is more than “my truth.” If we are going to engage our secularized culture with biblical truth, we must believe it to be the truth, since such engagement...
Petitioners Want to Stop Jeff Bezos from Returning to Earth: The Quest for Relevance and the Path to Eternal Influence
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Relevance is the currency of our culture. While Paul quoted Greek philosophers to reach Greek philosophers (Acts 17:28) and quoted the Hebrew Bible to reach Jews (cf. Acts 17:1-4), you and I live...
Photo of Father Sleeping on Hospital Floor Goes Viral: The Path from Sincerity to Spiritual Transformation
Monday, June 21, 2021
In our culture, sincerity is enough. If England's prime minister sincerely believes he is a Christian (albeit a “very, very bad” one as he recently said), he must be a Christian. Sincerity has...
Fast Thinking, Slow Thinking, and the Omnipotence of the Spirit
Friday, June 18, 2021
Our ultimate trust is not in the Supreme Court, the government, or our capacities to bring about the changes our broken culture needs so deeply. Our ultimate trust is in the Holy Spirit: “Not by...
The Path from Anxiety and Stress to Lasting Peace
Thursday, June 17, 2021
How can we best navigate the anxieties and stresses of these days? Habakkuk’s testimony is one of my favorite paragraphs in Scripture. It begins by describing dire circumstances: “Though the fig...
SBC Elects Leader Focused on Reconciliation, Compassion
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Last night, SBC messengers elected as president Pastor Ed Litton of Alabama. He was nominated by Fred Luter, the only Black pastor to serve as president of the largest Protestant denomination in...
Southern Baptist Convention Begins its Annual Meeting
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
More than sixteen thousand Southern Baptists will begin their annual convention today in Nashville, Tennessee. At the annual meeting, leaders will address Critical Race Theory, women’s roles, how...
Four Biblical Steps to Living with Character God Can Bless
Monday, June 14, 2021
Promoting God’s version of sexual morality is not the puritanical imposition of outdated legalism—it is showing people how to live their best lives. Imagine for a moment the difference in our...
Should Prostitution Be Legalized? Using Secular Truth to Advance Spiritual Truth
Friday, June 11, 2021
C. S. Lewis stated in a sermon that “Good philosophy must exist, if for no other reason, because bad philosophy needs to be answered.” For Christians seeking to influence our secular culture, this...
Healing the Alienation of Our Souls
Thursday, June 10, 2021
The ultimate solution to the existential alienation that plagues us is to seek healing not from ourselves, others, or our broken culture, but from the God who loves us. To be sure, he uses...
The Power of Ideas and a Strategy for Changing the Culture
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Yesterday we discussed the crisis of Christian leadership in our day and identified four temptations of the enemy. Let’s respond to each of these deceptive ideas with the truth of God’s word. I see...
Four Temptations and an Amazing Story of Courage and Faith
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
In recent days, I’ve been asking myself why the crisis of Christian leadership is so acute in our day. Is it that our 24/7 news and social media platforms make it easier to report and read about...
The Power of Peace in a Perilous World
Monday, June 7, 2021
In a world full of adversity, we must refrain from being anxious. If we follow the call of Philippians 4:6-7, Jesus will protect our “hearts,” referring to our emotions, and our “minds,” referring...
Protecting Our Kids and Proclaiming Our Faith
Friday, June 4, 2021
Today, parents and grandparents are forced more than ever before in American history to make a choice between popular culture and biblical morality. Here are our three options:
3 Ways to Pray for Israel
Thursday, June 3, 2021
In what is being called “a seismic event in Israeli politics,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's rivals announced yesterday the creation of a coalition government that would replace him....
Survivor Remembers the Tulsa Race Massacre: A Redemptive Step That Can Help to Heal Our Nation
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
If you’re like many white Americans, you knew little (if anything) about the Tulsa Race Massacre before recent days and weeks. We can therefore speak and act in ways that communicate racist...
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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