Will a Trained Child Depart?

Will a Trained Child Depart?

“Train up a child in the way he should go (on his own customized path), and when he is old/older/grown he will not depart/will return.” (Proverbs 22:6) This passage has given parents and Bible teachers fits for many years. There are lots of different explanations...

Don’t Judge Me, Man!

If there is one verse from the Bible that is universally known nowadays, it is “Judge not, that you be not judged.” I think it has replaced John 3:16 as the best-known verse in Scripture. Christians and non-Christians alike quote this verse to imply that a...
What Many Non-Christians Think of Christians

What Many Non-Christians Think of Christians

A recent national study featured focus groups from around the country. Non-Christians were asked to say the first thing that came to their mind when they thought of a Christian. This is what they said: “Mixguided, crazy, selective hearing, psychologically...
Worship: Who Are You to Say What it Is?!

Worship: Who Are You to Say What it Is?!

I saw a post on a friend’s Facebook wall the other day. There was a discussion about worship styles (traditional vs. contemporary) and someone made the statement, “Well, who are you to say what is worship and what isn’t?” I can’t get that...