Moral Decay…

From a Christian perspective, the wicked can bring various forms of devastation upon society today. It is important to note that the term “wicked” refers to those who act in opposition to God’s principles and engage in behavior contrary to His will. Here are some ways in which the wickedness of individuals and groups canContinue reading “Moral Decay…”

The Idolatry of 2023

After years of evangelical teaching on “engaging popular culture,” Christian families are facing renewed calls to withdraw from secular entertainment. Today’s warnings sound more urgent than older cautions about pop culture. After all, newer young-adult fantasy novels don’t just market violence; they also include characters with trans identities. Streaming shows like The Last of UsContinue reading “The Idolatry of 2023”

When Faith Grows Cold

When Jesus says, “many will turn away from the faith and will betray and hate each other, and many false prophets will appear and deceive many people,” He is describing the spiritual climate that will prevail during the end times. He is warning His followers that there will be a widespread departure from the faith,Continue reading “When Faith Grows Cold”

While We Wait for Jesus…

As a believer, when considering the text of 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 and the uncertainty of Christ’s return, there are several practical ways to apply its teachings to your life: While the exact timing of Christ’s return remains unknown, believers can apply the teachings of 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 by living watchfully, nurturing faith, love, and hope,Continue reading “While We Wait for Jesus…”

Misconceptions Revealed

Frankly, I’m really happy that my book is viewed as being mainly proactive and positive rather than critical. But of course, even that positive view can be overstated. If we never focus on what’s wrong and show how harmful it is, we won’t really be biblical, because the biblical witness itself describes errors and theirContinue reading “Misconceptions Revealed”

Gaslighting Abuse

The term “gaslighting” has only been around for a few years, but it’s a practice that has been used against people for centuries. It is also a primary element within situations of sexual abuse, a practice that most commonly victimizes vulnerable people groups — especially children. Gaslighting involves pressuring someone to question what they knowContinue reading “Gaslighting Abuse”