Ladies: No More Softball Christianity

If you spend enough time in Christian circles, you’ll realize that the ministries and classes directed toward women are vastly different than those designed for men. Men get hardball Christianity: deep doctrinal studies, tough talk regarding cultural battles, and an emphasis on spreading the gospel. Women get softball Christianity: messages like “pearls of wisdom,” being… Continue reading Ladies: No More Softball Christianity

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Go Ahead, Call Me a Fundie

I recently learned that it's become popular to call zealous Christians fundies. I first heard one Christian say it about another; something along the lines of, “Hey fundies, stop ruining Christianity for the rest of us Christians.” It made me laugh, but I’ve thought about it quite a bit. And I’ve decided that if anyone… Continue reading Go Ahead, Call Me a Fundie

I’m a Conservative. Here’s What I Can’t Stand About Republicans.

Today I’m going to break Ronald Reagan’s 11th Commandment: Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican. I don’t care much for the label anyways; I prefer Christian Constitutional conservative. However, I’ve never voted for a Democrat. Self-examination is healthy in our personal lives and in the Christian walk, and if Washington would engage… Continue reading I’m a Conservative. Here’s What I Can’t Stand About Republicans.

Worldview Series Part 3 of 3: The Christian Worldview

Thanks for returning for the final installment of my worldview series. There are three primary monotheistic religions: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. The Christian worldview is unique in that it centers on Jesus Christ. Today we will look at six important pillars of the Christian worldview. Christians believe that God created the world and all things… Continue reading Worldview Series Part 3 of 3: The Christian Worldview

Worldview Series Part 2 of 3: The Secular Worldview

Thank you for returning to my series on worldview. Today we’ll look at the secular worldview, particularly at its rejection of absolute truth. The secular worldview rejects God. Darwin cut God out of the founding of Earth and life; Freud reduced man to so many urges; Nietzsche declared the death of God; and Marx's Communist… Continue reading Worldview Series Part 2 of 3: The Secular Worldview

Worldview Series Part 1 of 3: What is a Worldview?

This is the first of a three-part series I’ve wanted to do for some time, a subject that is of supreme importance but sadly neglected in mainstream Christian circles: the topic of worldviews and their impact on society. Today we will explore the very basic concept of a worldview; part 2 will cover the secular… Continue reading Worldview Series Part 1 of 3: What is a Worldview?