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The God Committee and Our Call to Play God

The God Committee and Our Call to Play God

Our culture often makes the mistake of asking if we can do something before asking if we should and then determining that if we can do something, that’s all the reason we need to know that we should do it. That is playing God outside of the limits that He gave us. The confidence that we hold in our abilities is simply misplaced and we overlook the consequences of our decisions.

How to Defend Christianity When Christians Fail

a person sitting in a field, Christians must seek personal integrity if we want make a public impact for the gospel

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 religion is the “opiate” of the masses subjugating them to their masters. “Gentle Jesus, meek and mild,” is the way many people see our Savior.

But those who know Him know better.

Photo of Father Sleeping on Hospital Floor Goes Viral: The Path from Sincerity to Spiritual Transformation

Photo of Father Sleeping on Hospital Floor Goes Viral: The Path from Sincerity to Spiritual Transformation

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 replaced truth in our culture. Why won’t this work? One answer is logical: Our postmodern, relativistic culture rejects the existence of absolute truth, which is an absolute truth claim.

Clarity, Confidence, and Courage for Confusing Times

Clarity, Confidence, and Courage for Confusing Times

There are certain moments in history when it’s obvious how much the cultural ground has shifted. Cultural norms that worked before to foster social cohesion no longer suffice. Certain ideas and shared ways of thinking can no longer be taken for granted. At these “hinge points,” Christians are forced to remember who we are and to rethink our place in the overarching story of redemption. This is one of those hinge points.

Four Biblical Steps to Living with Character God Can Bless

happy couple hugging

Promoting God’s version of sexual morality is not the puritanical imposition of outdated legalism—it is showing people how to live their best lives.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 culture if every person followed God’s plan for sex. Consider the difference this would make for divorce and broken homes, children born outside of marriage, and babies lost to abortion.

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