Doubting the Sinless Life of Christ

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020, fewer born-again Christians now say that Jesus lived a sinless life during his time on Earth, and church attendance has dropped by some 15 million people weekly, a new study from the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University shows. The findings came from The American Worldview InventoryContinue reading “Doubting the Sinless Life of Christ”

The Annulment of Condemnation

We sometimes fail to meditate deeply enough on all that the resurrection of Jesus means for believers. The resurrection was not simply the evidence that the sacrifice of Christ was accepted by God–though it certainly bears witness to that truth. The resurrection was also not merely the prefiguration of the resurrection of those savingly unitedContinue reading “The Annulment of Condemnation”

So Many?

We must remember throughout our lives that in God’s sight there are no little people and no little places. (The Lord’s Work in the Lord’s Way & No Little People, 90) So counseled Francis Schaeffer, twentieth-century American pastor and theologian. Perhaps no one needs the reminder more than moms, whose lives center, most literally, onContinue reading “So Many?”

We Still Need Stories

Fresh off a frustrating experience navigating COVID-related policies that stood in the way of his daughter’s health care, a friend recently asked me to explain “how you economists calculate all the costs and benefits of these policies.” From his vantage point, policymakers seemed unable or unwilling to see the real-world consequences of their actions. AsContinue reading “We Still Need Stories”