A Major Part of The Movement Over the course of this year, I have continually written about the deconstruction movement by detailing the overall dangers and concerns I see present within what it is seeking to advance. A particular aspect of this movement that I have yet to address is the concept of coaches and guides who seek to “aid” individuals as they go through the … [Read more...] about Examining Deconstruction Guides and Coaches
Cultural Difficulties The work of practical Christian missions begins with understanding the culture of the people group one is working to reach. I have been blessed to be called to minister to the people in the River Valley of Arkansas. In many ways, I have an advantage in understanding the culture that I am ministering to because it is the very culture in which I was … [Read more...] about A HIGHER CALLING: The Problem of Consumerism, FOMO, and “Branding” Culture for the Church
Why? Whenever we consider the area of apologetics, or giving a defense of the faith, it is vital that we also think about why we undertake this task. For some, it is very difficult for them to be involved in this particular endeavor that often opens the door for confrontation. You are engaging unbelievers with the hope of Christ, seeking to both defend the faith and proclaim … [Read more...] about Motivations For Defending The Faith
Apologetics and The Public Square It seems like one of the greatest areas of pondering for the evangelical church over the last couple of years has been seeking to understand how to take biblical Christianity into the public sector. How does one engage as a Christian in politics? What is a Christian vision of education? How is it that we as believers honor the Lord Jesus … [Read more...] about Taking Christianity To The Public Square
A Continuing Concern Curiously, I discovered the most widely read post on this blog is an article I penned at the beginning of this year diving into the subject of metaverse church (check it out here). I do not believe the popularity of that post was due to my having exceptionally profound depths of analysis. Rather, it seems much more logical to view it as indicative of how … [Read more...] about Why is Metaverse Church Continuing in Popularity?