Discernment vs Nit-picking

I’ve been told that I nit-pick the lyrics of songs too much. I will be listening to a Christian song, and I will point out theological errors and even heresies that seem to be pervasive in contemporary Christian music. Regulative Principle of Worship aside, singing these songs in a corporate worship setting is impossible for me, because when Read more about Discernment vs Nit-picking[…]

God Doesn’t Need To Fix This (Thoughts on the Mass Shooting in CA)

 I know I’m a day behind on this, but I only have a few things to say about this headline. Several of these thoughts I received from listening to Dr. James White’s Dividing Line episode from yesterday. The world is still coming to grips with the attacks in San Bernadino, CA this week where 14 people were Read more about God Doesn’t Need To Fix This (Thoughts on the Mass Shooting in CA)[…]

The Fruits of Biblical Illiteracy

According to usgovernmentspending.com, the US (state and federal governments) spent about $922.6 billion on education in 2015. It is clear that education is an extremely important aspect for the American family. In fact, we’re willing to shell out tens of thousands of dollars or more per year per child to send them to the best Read more about The Fruits of Biblical Illiteracy[…]

Don’t Give Sin A Cozy Home

Jesus Casting Out Demons When we think about some of the signs that Jesus performed, one of the things we think of is casting out of unclean spirits and demons. There is the instance in Mark 1:21 in Capernaum on the Sabbath, and even more famously, Mark 5 where he casts out the demons called “Legion” Read more about Don’t Give Sin A Cozy Home[…]

Let Grace Overwhelm you

Let Grace Overwhelm You

When you look at the cross of Christ, what do you see? What do you feel? Does it elicit any emotion from you at all? Some people see death. Some people see primitive and obscene imagery bordering on “cosmic child abuse”. Some people see hope. Some people feel life, while others feel shame and guilt. When Read more about Let Grace Overwhelm You[…]

6 Things Christians Should Stop Saying | Gospel Relevance

This article was originally posted by David Qaoud on May 11, 2015 on the Gospel Relevance blog. We all have that one friend that consistently says cheesy Christians clichés. I think most of us would agree that this is typically, well, very annoying. This is intensified when the sayings aren’t biblical. The motive behind saying them Read more about 6 Things Christians Should Stop Saying | Gospel Relevance[…]