Book Review: Not the Way It’s Supposed to Be, by Cornelius Plantinga, Jr.

This is a lively and erudite discussion of a somber but necessary topic. Few preachers today discuss it, yet there is probably no concept today which requires greater emphasis. We are all about grace and love. However, we cannot understand grace if we do not get the perverse and manifold nature of sin. As it…

Biblical Principles, Biblical Story

Ethics is crucial, and the Bible has a lot to say about it. Marriage, Trade, Parenting, and Politics are just some of the areas for which we can find some scriptural guidance. Nevertheless, these principles are communicated within the unfolding of the story of redemption – the narrative of God restoring his kingdom on earth…

Do you depend absolutely on God?

Man is God’s creature. He is dependent on Him for everything. Knowledge, Being, Values. The Christian worldview is more than a collection of doctrines and ideas. This would be to miss the whole point. In its practical outworking, it is the outcome of devotion to a single principle: entire dependence on God. The Christian is…

Christian answers to 3 Basic Questions

Metaphysics What is the nature of reality? What is ultimately real? Is it God,  gods or the material cosmos? In his book The Universe Next Door, James Sire points out that the answer provided here affects every other question or area of concern. The Christian believes that ultimate reality is a personal, spiritual and moral being…