5 Things To Pray For In the Wake of the Dylan Roof Verdict

As expected, white-supremacist Dylan Roof was found guilty on multiple charges for the horrific murder of nine innocent people during a prayer meeting within their local church. There are 4 very important responses from Christians during this time: 1) Thank God for justice. As we know, justice is not always served here on earth. It does seem clear that the jury was correct in this case. Thus, … Continue reading 5 Things To Pray For In the Wake of the Dylan Roof Verdict

Trevor Noah’s Terrifying Thoughts About Racism

It is important for Christians to be wise as they view the cultural landscape and begin to make predictions as to what is coming down the pike. And unfortunately, most accurate assessments yield a lot of trash. Specifically, I wanted to draw our attention to some very bigoted and terrifying thoughts from the new Daily Show host, Trevor Noah. Before I begin, I want to … Continue reading Trevor Noah’s Terrifying Thoughts About Racism

The Universal Achille’s Heel

Douglas Wilson’s mind is blender. In it, he pours whit and brilliance together, and when it is done bouncing around, he pours it out onto a computer for all the world to enjoy. His writings are a place where one can turn to be both entertained as well as informed. He recently wrote a couple blogs responding to some comments from a book written by … Continue reading The Universal Achille’s Heel

A Wager Not Worth Making — 4 Reasons to Avoid Utilizing Pascal’s Wager

Blaise Pascal was a brilliant French Christian and mathematician in the 17th century. He is known for much, but one of the things that has most carried his name through history is the famous “Pascal’s Wager.” This philosophical wager is used much in apologetic circles. I know this because I used to so often circulate it. However, as I have matured in my faith, and therefore, … Continue reading A Wager Not Worth Making — 4 Reasons to Avoid Utilizing Pascal’s Wager

Why Christians Should Believe in Hades

Introduction: When most people think of Hades, Greek mythology immediately comes to their forefront of their minds. Hades is associated, nearly exclusively, with Greek myths. However, many Christians may find it surprising, that the word Hades is a biblical word. Hades is Christian theology. Certainly, it is very different from the Greek perception of it. In Greek mythology, Hades was technically the name of the … Continue reading Why Christians Should Believe in Hades

8 Things Christians Should Be Thankful for This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a special day Americans take to be thankful for the things they enjoy in the their lives. For the Christian, regardless of the debate about the history and origins of Thanksgiving as a holiday, this is a healthy practice. Thanksgiving is certainly not the day when we are to be thankful, that is everyday. In that sense, Thanksgiving is a holiday we ought … Continue reading 8 Things Christians Should Be Thankful for This Thanksgiving

Slick with Secularism

Before he passed, Christopher Hitchens was my favorite Atheist. I say this because he was courageous and honest. Unlike Richard Dawkins, Hitchens was willing to defend his views publicly. And when it came to Christians, he was not only willing to be outnumbered, but he was willing to go up against one of our best. Not only was he fearless enough to be outnumbered and to meet our best … Continue reading Slick with Secularism

President Trump: 2016 Election Damage Control

The day all Americans have been waiting for has finally arrived. The day after election day. This means the election is finally over. As most everyone knows, Donald Trump won, and will be the next POTUS. By way of damage control, I wanted to extend brief thoughts on his victory. How did this happen? What’s the good news? What is the bad news?  One night is … Continue reading President Trump: 2016 Election Damage Control

5 Ways Christians Respond to the Presidential Election

The Christian Response  Regardless of your views on soon-to-be President Trump, all of us Christians have explicit commands and expectations for the next four years.    1) Care Please do not accuse any Christians who deeply care about the election of not believing in the sovereignty of God. A Christian can greatly care about the government he is under without having to be accused of … Continue reading 5 Ways Christians Respond to the Presidential Election