Shane Vander Hart: Publicly endorsing Donald Trump is putting one’s seal of approval on his character, his record, and his rhetoric and all it entails.
Shane Vander Hart: We are limited, but God is limitless. He is omniscient and we are not. We are to love God with our minds, not make our minds our god.
In the news we see the conflict due to the tension that exists with Christianity in a postmodern world as our biblical worldview and multiculturalism clash.
The church’s singular failure in recent decades has been the failure to see Christianity as a life system, or worldview, that governs every area of life.
Shane Vander Hart: the late Chuck Colson, a former Nixon advisor sent to prison over Watergate, once said that Watergate was proof of the resurrection.
Regardless of whether Mitt Romney wins or Barack Obama wins God’s sovereignty has not changed. He is in control.
Evangelicals lost a respected influential voice today. Chuck Colson, an author, evangelist, and apologist, died at 3:12p (EST) this afternoon. He was 80 years old. Colson was hospitalized on March 31st after becoming overcome by dizziness while speaking at a Colson Center conference. In the hospital he had surgery to remove a pool of clotted […]
I have to disagree with David, I think Terry Jones will follow-through with his “International Burn a Koran Day” plans and light them up on Sunday. I do agree that there is way too much attention paid to this guy. Let’s put this into perspective, this is a tiny church with 50 members. Pastor Jones […]
Mormon talk show host Glenn Beck has added an event called “Divine Destiny” to his Washington, DC rally schedule where “nationally-known religious figures from all faiths will unite to deliver messages reminiscent to those given during the struggles of America’s earliest days.” Beck continues: I have met with the biggest leaders of faith in the […]
They aren’t the same thing, and referring to our First Amendment right to practice (or not) religion freely as simply “freedom of worship” is watering what that right actually means. Chuck Colson explains below: Video HT: Colson Center The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom is concerned as well expressed that concern in a […]
Chuck Colson, former special counsel to President Richard Nixon and founder of Prison Fellowship explained in his book God & Government that God instituted Government as a check to our nature and has a limited but important role in our lives: Government is, in one sense, God’s response to the nature of the people themselves. […]
I’ve been having on Facebook some discussions regarding a Christian’s responsibility in the polling booth, in particular, when the choices on the ballot are not appealing. I’ve seen a range of complete pragmatism to just rubber stamp a party to people who say if you don’t vote for a particular candidate (in the primary) or […]
From God & Government by Chuck Colson The citizens of the Kingdom of God should be patriots in the highest sense, loving the world by loving those in the nation in which they live because that government was ordained by God to preserve order and promote justice. Perhaps this is why John Adams wrote that […]
My post yesterday reminded me of the tension that exists between conflicting worldviews and the institutions of Church and State. Chuck Colson in his book God & Government reminds us about the clear and distinct roles that each play. In God’s provision the state is not to seize authority over ecclesiastical or spiritual matters, nor […]
The phrase Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me is a nice idea, but what a ridiculous statement. I remember singing that like a nursery rhyme while bullies teased me and my brother on our way to school. But, the statement wasn’t true then, and it isn’t true now. Words can hurt. I still toss and turn over menacing words. They stick, they bury themselves inside of us, and they bring death of one sort or another.
Should we be fearful of political violence? Speaker Nancy Pelosi thinks so, and said that the current rhetoric reminds her of what she witnessed in San Francisco in the 1970s. ABC News has a video of this statement. Transcript below. Q: Madam Speaker, in terms of the political tone, the tone of the debate, Hoyer […]