Book Reviews

“Surprised by Suffering” by R C Sproul

{Book Review}I have read this book before. I don't remember where I first heard the name R C Sproul (probably from a Paul Washer or John Piper sermon) but in my early twenties for some reason I was prompted to grab a couple of books by him from the library. Those books were The Holiness… Continue reading “Surprised by Suffering” by R C Sproul

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God

Implications of the Fact of God

If God has the ultimate right to define what qualifies as "good" - as I have proposed/argued in The Fact of God - then that means that there is no standard that hangs over God with demands and stipulations that He is obligated to adhere to. God creates - or, better, IS - the Standard… Continue reading Implications of the Fact of God

Fighting Heresy, Scripture

Andy Stanley and the Dangers of an Inappropriate View of the Old Testament

I recently saw a news article headline that read "Christians must 'un-hitch' the Old Testament from their Faith." I have encountered plenty of attitudes growing up that anticipate and/or lead to this kind of erroneous view of the Old Testament: "The Old Testament is just history." "We're under the New Covenant not the Old." "The… Continue reading Andy Stanley and the Dangers of an Inappropriate View of the Old Testament

Entertainment

Faith, Hope, and…Disney Dust?

{Guest Post by Mrs. J D White} This is not a post bashing Disney. Who doesn’t like a good Disney movie with a side of microwave popcorn? (Unless it’s a bad Disney movie. They do exist.) But I’m concerned that Disney’s wishful dream-dreaming might be creeping into even the way we think about our Christian… Continue reading Faith, Hope, and…Disney Dust?

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My Husband Ruined my Favorite Devotional

{Guest Post by Mrs. J D White} Well, that is definitely a click bait title. (But let’s face it, this blog could use one of those, hey?) A more accurate title would be something like “my husband helped with the ruining of my ability to use the Bible as help-yourself self-help” (See why I went… Continue reading My Husband Ruined my Favorite Devotional