This in-depth exploration of the Christian worldview breaks down the essential elements that form our understanding of reality from a biblical perspective. Covering the key components of a worldview—metaphysics, epistemology, and axiology—this article lays out how a Christian sees the world, truth, knowledge, moral values, and life's ultimate purpose.
The prevailing prejudice against Scripture is that the Old Testament portrays a violent God of a violent people and is filled with narratives recounting horrendous events with disreputable people playing major roles. Is the Old Testament ethical? Here are some reasons why it is.
"An Honest Person Tells the Truth" explores the biblical mandate for honesty as an essential virtue that reflects God's character. It delves into the divine nature of truth, human responsibility to it, and the consequences of dishonesty, showing how honesty is not just a moral choice but a profound spiritual calling.
Contextualization, Seeker-Movement, or Seeker Sensitive Methods of Evangelism = Nine Parts World to One Part Christian: The book, Breaking the Missional Code: Your Church Can Become a Missionary in Your Community By Ed Stetzer, and David Putman is used in many seminaries across the land, including Liberty University. This author would argue that Breaking the Missional Code is just one more threat to the unification of Christianity. It propagates the idea that you are to mold your church to ...
A 50-year-old married physician views Internet pornography for hours at home, masturbating five to seven times a day, then begins surfing porn sites at the office and risks destroying his career. A woman spends four to six hours a day in Internet chat rooms and having cybersex, and eventually starts arranging to meet online strangers... Continue Reading →
Homosexuality is a romantic attraction, sexual attraction, or sexual behavior between members of the same sex or gender.
How many gay people are there in the United States? “The Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law, a sexual orientation law and public policy think tank, estimates that 9 million (about 3.8%) of Americans identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender (2011).
Acceptance of homosexuality is rising across the broad spectrum of American Christianity, including among members of churches that strongly oppose homosexual relationships as sinful, according to an extensive Pew Research Center survey of U.S. religious beliefs and practices.
The USA has the only large mainstream church ever to consecrate an openly gay bishop (Gene Robinson), the Episcopal Church in the United States of America. A vast majority voted in an openly gay pastor of the biggest Evangelical Lutheran Church in Saint Paul, MN (Bradley Schmeling), as the senior pastor. The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is now allowing openly gay men and women in same-sex relationships to be ordained as clergy.
The centerpiece of it all is our Christlike mind. Our moods, behaviors and body responses result from the way we view things (fleshly or spiritually). It is a proven fact that we cannot experience any event in any way, shape, or form unless we have processed it with our mind first. No event can depress us; it is