Author Archives: Mel Wild

About Mel Wild

God's favorite (and so are you), a son and a father, happily married to the same beautiful woman for 37 years. We have three incredible adult children. My passion is pursuing the Father's heart in Christ and giving it away to others. My favorite pastime is being iconoclastic and trailblazing the depths of God's grace. I'm also senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in Wisconsin.

Humans behaving badly and the existence of God

The following “Closer To Truth” video clip is a typical example of atheists conflating human behavior with the question of the existence of God. The interview is between host, Robert Kuhn and Michael Ruse. Kuhn is an agnostic, Ruse is … Continue reading

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Hitler and what it means to be a (real) Christian

I thought the following comment was particularly good in answering the absurd notion that Hitler was a Christian. I’ve talked about this before here. But this comment comes from a post titled, “Dinner with Hitler and Other Moral Issues.” The … Continue reading

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Sails

Here’s a simple song to go with my last post about living a life of responsiveness. The song is “Sails” which was a collaborative effort by Amanda Cook, Ben Smith, Daniel Bashta, Pat Barrett, and Steffany Gretzinger. Put your earbuds in, … Continue reading

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A life of responsiveness

Our life in Christ is a life of responsiveness. As Paul had to tell the religious and spiritually imature Corinthians, “What do you have that you did not receive?” (1 Cor.4:7). As I’ve said before (quoting C. Baxter Kruger), “Religion … Continue reading

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Do morals evolve?

I thought about this question in light of the discussion on my recent posts here, here, and here. It seems that naturalists and secularists want us to believe that our moral values come to us from our biology and these … Continue reading

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Some intellectual honesty on Western values

I’ve been looking at how Christianity influenced our modern idea of morality and social justice in the West. It’s been clear from the comments here that the rank and file Christian despisers who come here aren’t willing to admit its … Continue reading

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The Cross: a most unlikely victory

There’s a lot of focus on social justice and giving the victim a voice in our culture today. And that’s good. As I shared last time with the conversation between agnostic historian Tom Holland and Bible scholar NT Wright, they … Continue reading

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