Pray for the Persecuted Church

November 5th is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. This comes in the wake of a developing story of a local church in Texas that just lost 25 members to an evil gunman. One of those murdered was the pastor’s 14 year old daughter. Although the gunman’s motives are still unclear, it is difficult to believe the shooter’s motive was not faith-based. … Continue reading Pray for the Persecuted Church

Teeth Brushing and Bug Stomping

As Christians, we must not favor philosophical over Biblical exegesis. Typically during in-house debates with fellow Christian brothers I try to not make my arguments philosophical in nature, but exegetical. I want to ground theology in what Scripture reveals. Recently a presenter made a philosophical argument against an eternal decree by claiming that a decree before time forces one to accept “difficulty in making prayers … Continue reading Teeth Brushing and Bug Stomping