“In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loves us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins,” (1 John 4:10, ESV).
Pastor Ryan Jorgensen, the senior pastor of Harvest Bible Chapel Des Moines, provides our featured sermon from John 14:1-11 – “One Way to Heaven.”
Shane Vander Hart writes an open letter to Donald Trump after he admitted he has never asked God for forgiveness at the FAMiLY Leadership Summit in Ames, IA.
David Shedlock: There are many Bible verses using the metaphor of light and they all have the interpretation principle of “first use” in common.
David Shedlock: Jesus Christ escaped with sins that were not His own, for He had no sin. But he bore my my sins. He did it voluntarily.
As former atheist Paul Wood demonstrates. There is not a single person on the planet that God can not save. There is nobody who is not within His reach.
Shane Vander Hart: Christmas is simply the beginning of the road to the Passion. Without the Passion and Resurrection of Christ, Christmas is meaningless.
Shane Vander Hart: There is nothing in us that makes us worthy of salvation, but so many think they can earn their way into heaven if they are good enough.
Some blamed Yik Yak for the recent threats toward Southeast Polk, but the problem is not Yik Yak. The problem is the degenerate hearts of those using it.
Brian Myers: Princeton Seminary’s 1st professor was once as ignorant and lost as Nicodemus in John 3, in spite of a fine upbringing and Christian education.
Robin Williams in the height of his despair chose his own physical death. We all have the choice of life or death, despair or hope before us today.
…sounds like the beginning of a bad joke. And a couple of news stories occurring this week are proving that nearly true. Pope Francis, fresh off granting plenary indulgences to 1,000s of young people just for showing up to one of his gigs (sorry, Martin Luther, all that work for nothing, I guess) and for […]
My Review–– This is a fascinating little book. A friend (Brian Myers, of these Caffeinated Thoughts) sent it to me, having forgotten about reviewing it. So, here it is, a gift to me and hopefully, to you as well. The River and the Road: A Journey of Redemption is an allegory of redemption. The narrator seeks […]
Can you be a Christian and an evolutionist? There are some professing Christians who believe one can believe in Jesus Christ and still hold to the theory of evolution. Those who hold to such views are often called “Theistic Evolutionists.” There are many reasons for them holding to such views. Some have been persuaded that […]
You will not hear or read about the real cause behind and solution for the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT in the media.
Let’s start with an excerpt from a blog by Tullian Tchividjian, Pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church. I will springboard off of this piece with my comments. _____________________________________ I am sadd ened when the very pack of people that God has unconditionally saved and continues to sustain by his free grace are the very ones who push back most violently against […]