Wednesday, December 12, 2018

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We Are Pilgrims

The image of Thanksgiving includes food, football, family, and this strange group of people many call The Pilgrims. By "The Pilgrims" we mean those early settlers of North America whom we revere for their courage, generosity to the natives,...

The Gift of the Body

For many Christians today, the body is a hot topic. Mostly due to changing sexual mores, we are concerned that our culture is teaching us more and more that our bodies don't matter; emphasizing that only our minds or...

The State of Theology

I teach a theology class to high schoolers. One might wonder why high school students, who should be busy worrying about college and careers, should take time to learn about theology. After all, these student's go to church, what...
If you haven't been aware of the bit of controversy happening at Azusa Pacific University, let me catch you up to speed. As most Christian universities do, APU has a student conduct policy that has prohibitions against things like...

Saint Sting of the Police

Many Christians like to hear about celebrities or public figures who share in their faith. Whether it’s the Philadelphia Eagles, Chris Pratt, or Bono, there is perhaps a hope that those in the midst of the culture are standing...
Many Christian universities ask students and staff to uphold and agree with a statement of faith or other type of doctrinal statement. They also usually ask students and staff to abide by a conduct policy that prohibits general immorality...
Peter Hitchens, brother of well-known Atheist Christopher Hitchens, experienced the persecution of Christians at the hands of Soviet Communist government. He connects what happened in the 20th century to what is happening now: Soviet Communism used the same language, treasured...
TRIGGER WARNING: Some of the content of the above video might be offensive if you are sensitive to racial imagery or oppressive history. Also, apologies if you needed a Trigger Warning for the Trigger Warning (since some snowflakes are...
Many conservatives and Christians viewed last week's announcement that Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy would retire from his position as the window of opportunity for legal righteousness to be restored. All that is needed is for President Trump to...
Social media is about as powerful a platform as one could ever imagine. It bridges ideas to audiences at an unprecedented speed and distance. Not many can escape it. The use of social media for spreading ideologies seems to...

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The Jesus Storybook Bible

TITLE: The Jesus Storybook Bible AUTHOR: Sally-Lloyd Jones (Illustrator: Jago) AUDIENCE: Children 4+ Many families long for a Bible that...

Kingdom Tales

TITLE: Kingdom Tales (or "Tales of the Kingdom") Trilogy AUTHOR: David Mains, Karen Mains AUDIENCE: Ages 8+, anyone who...

Star of Light

TITLE: Star of Light AUTHOR: Patricia St. John AUDIENCE: 7+; those who like adventure and thrilling stories As with Tanglewood Secrets, Star of...

How Should We Then Live

TITLE: How Should We Then Live? AUTHOR: Francis Schaeffer AUDIENCE: Those interested in the connection between philosophy, art, science, and the...