Category Archives: Heaven on earth

The good news that brings great joy

The gospel has been defined as “the good news that brings great joy.” I think it would be good to ask, “What exactly is the good news that brings great joy?” As evangelical Christians we might be tempted to blurt … Continue reading

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More real that the ground I’m standing on

I’ve talked a lot about God and science and faith, so I thought I would briefly talk about what faith means to me. One line in a song says it all for me, “You’re more real than the ground I’m … Continue reading

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Christendom is dead…long live Christianity!

We can rightly say that Christendom, which has dominated Western culture for over 1,600 years, is dead. Long live Christianity! I’ll explain what I mean in a moment. After long exchanges with atheists here about what Christianity is or isn’t, … Continue reading

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Two paths to finding meaning and purpose

Last time I shared what Nietzsche meant by saying that “God is dead.” I’m paraphrasing here, but he predicted (with uncanny accuracy) that when we, as a modern society, have “killed God” by losing faith in a True World view … Continue reading

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The death of God, true worlds, and Christian hope

On April 8, 1966, Time Magazine’s cover read, “Is God Dead?” which created quite a stir, but this meme was made famous long before by atheist philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche. I have included a short video clip about this that I … Continue reading

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Standing in His Love

Graham Cook once said, “It is His perception of you that must occupy your affections.” This is the very heart of the Christian faith—living a life of responsiveness to God. Jesus said: “I love each of you with the same … Continue reading

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The Way | Pat Barrett

I love this new song by Pat Barrett (Housefires). It’s a declarative song based on several  Scripture passages. At the center is Jesus’ statement in John 14:6: 6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. … Continue reading

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