Church Music: You are Not Going to Like This

“Make a joyful noise unto the LORD” (Psalm 100:1). “O come, let us sing unto the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation” (Psalm 95:1). “Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord” (Ephesians 5:9). A Brief … Continue reading Church Music: You are Not Going to Like This

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Should Christians Use Pascal’s Wager?

Have you ever heard the phrase, “better safe than sorry”?  It is often applied to everything from wearing a seat belt to using a helmet when riding a bike to going to throwing away milk that has a slight sour smell.   The idea that we might as well do something that might not be … Continue reading Should Christians Use Pascal’s Wager?

Are You Willing to Die for Christ?

In my frustration in conversing with my fellow Christians who fear standing on Biblical truths in matters of homosexuality, tattoos, the Trinity, and which Bible translation is the inspired word of God (if any), I decided to see how our brothers and sisters in Christ were treated as the Church was first formed. I turned … Continue reading Are You Willing to Die for Christ?

We Are Victims of Moral Panic

"Ignorance is bliss" Americans used to get 30 minutes of local news and 60 minutes of national news each day. If you missed the broadcast, you had to read a newspaper in the morning. That's it. That is all the news media consumption that was available. Now we have a 24 hour cable news cycle … Continue reading We Are Victims of Moral Panic