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The Consequences of Traditions Becoming More Important Than People

The Consequences of Traditions Becoming More Important Than People

Our Christmas traditions do not need to come from someplace of profound spiritual meaning in order to be meaningful to you and your family. Rather, it’s the sense of joy, unity, and remembrance they inspire that is most important. They have purpose to the extent that they bring us closer to those we love most. However, if we’re not careful it can be easy for the tradition to become more important than the people who keep it.

Christians Must Model the Incarnational Love of God to Our Broken Culture

Christians Must Model the Incarnational Love of God to Our Broken Culture

As I have noted often, LGBTQ advocates have been implementing a decades-long strategy to normalize LGBTQ behavior through popular media and culture, legalize it in the courts, stigmatize those who disagree as “homophobic” and “dangerous,” and then criminalize such disagreement. All four phases of this strategy are clearly at work in our society today.

Tis the Season for Christology: How the Hymns of Christmas Teach Right Doctrine

Tis the Season for Christology: How the Hymns of Christmas Teach Right Doctrine

 In recent years, Ligonier Ministries and LifeWay Research have documented the theological decline among evangelical Christians. According to the most recent edition of the survey, a stunning 43 percent of today’s evangelical Christians believe that “Jesus was a great teacher, but not God.” Like in 18th-century England, Arianism is alive and well today in our a-theological approach to faith. Neither cultural darkness nor theological apathy is new. Often at the darkest times, God chooses to renew His people and light the world. 

The Consequences of Putting 'Our Faith in Money, Jobs, Status, Gadgets, Pleasures, and Thrills'

The Consequences of Putting 'Our Faith in Money, Jobs, Status, Gadgets, Pleasures, and Thrills'

Billy Graham was right: “Many of us have put our faith in money, jobs, status, gadgets, pleasures, and thrills. Many of us—and society as a whole—have tried to bypass God, and now we are paying the inevitable price. We are in trouble because we have left out God; we have left out the Ten Commandments; we have left out the Sermon on the Mount. Now we as individuals and as a culture are reaping the tragic results.” The answer to our cultural crisis is found at Christmas.

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