There’s a story about Martin Luther, a German monk, priest, and important figure to the birth of the Protestant Reformation in 1517. When he was traveling through a terrible thunderstorm, a lightning strike nearly killed him. He cried out a vow to God that if he survived he would live as a monk. And so… Read More Martin Luther’s Conversion Experience
Thanksgiving! The day we have all been waiting for. Turkey overload, tradition, family, friends, Football, and more food. It’s a time to reflect on how thankful we are for life’s blessings. As I am writing this blog, my son Evan is jumping on my neck and laughing. He is reminding me of how thankful I… Read More Thankfulness beyond Thanksgiving
Christianity elevated the status of women more than any other religious or political system during the first century. Jesus’ disciples included several women (Luke 8:1-3), a practice very rare among the rabbis of his day. Not only that, but Christ’s first recorded disclosure of his own identity as the true Messiah was made to a woman (John 4:25-26). This… Read More What does the Bible say about leadership roles between a husband and wife?
Last summer, Time to Revive, an evangelical non-profit organization led by Kyle Lance Martin, marched through the city of Kokomo, Indiana. They helped revive and equip our churches to share the gospel effectively with our neighbors and loved ones. It was an exhilarating experience. The churches, who were normally divided by subtle differences in church government, politics, and… Read More How to Share the Gospel with Confidence and Ease
A professor at Duke University once said: “Evidence strongly suggests that humans in all cultures come to cast their own identity in some sort of narrative form. We are deeply rooted in story-telling.” Do you believe this is true about yourself? I think all of us have different ways we relate to stories. Some of… Read More What Worldview Are You Looking Through?
The videos produced by The Center for Medical Progress has reassured the American people the uncanny fact that Planned Parenthood is making profit off fully intact fetal body parts. Since this is morally reprehensible, I find it necessary to use my freedom of speech to speak out for the civil rights of the unborn. I use social… Read More Speak Out For The Civil Rights Of The Unborn
Ever since Adam and Eve’s disobedience in the Garden of Eden, human thinking has been marred by sin. People distort truth, embellish stories, and abuse others with their words. The absolute truth-telling that exists in the mind of God is unfortunately uncommon in His Creation. In this paper, I will focus specifically on how sin… Read More Counseling the Heart Through Proper Thinking