INSURGENCE by Frank Viola – The Gospel of the Kingdom

In today’s politically charged era, Christians on the progressive left as well as the conservative right both equate their particular viewpoints with the kingdom of God. Viola dismantles these perspectives, offering a fresh and revolutionary look at the radical gospel of the kingdom. With gripping power, he challenges Christians to reclaim the lost kingdom message …

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3 Crucial Reasons Why Holding to PSA (Penal Substitution Atonement) is Legitimate

1. Only Exclusive PSA is Problematic Justice can be both restorative and retributive; these complementary aspects of authentic justice are not mutually exclusive. Rather, the two aspects belong together in order to comprise and demonstrate a well-rounded justice. Penal Substitution Atonement can harmoniously coexist with other Atonement views, such as Medical Substitution, Christus Victor, Aikido …

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Q&A: “Ever wonder why God continues to punish us???”

(From a social media friend) Answer: That question assumes an awful lot, and it doesn’t offer any insight into what’s going on with your life. Still, I’ll try to give you what has helped me. UNDERSTAND THE CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW: 1. God is not the Creator of evil. He originally created all things good. 2. God’s …

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Humility Precedes Power

There’s a lot of seeking for God’s “power” among Christians. They should be seeking Jesus, not his power; but here’s how to really tell if a person has God’s “power” (grace) on their life: THEY ADMIT THEIR SPECIFIC WEAKNESSES. The Apostle writes, ...I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ …

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The Necessity of Meekness

Quite recently, a dear friend of mine posted the above article to social media. I like the article for its stance in the world of philosophy, or perhaps for its recognition of Kierkegaard's stance. I hope you'll read it before going further on in my response below. _________RESPONSE_________ Whereas Nietzsche saw the absurdity and futility …

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The World will NOT “End” on September 23, 2017

Recently, Fox News ran an article, which ridicules a "Christian Numerologist/Astrologist," David Meade, for claiming biblical prophecy asserts the world will end on September 23, 2017. Thankfully, the Fox News writer comes to the correct conclusion in the article by referring to a quote from author Jonathan Sarfati As usual with any astrology (or Christian …

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“Redemption” by Marcus Warner

            December 29, 2014 | 40:36 Dr. Marcus Warner When God pens a redemption story for your life, it often starts in a place you would rather not start - goes through a place that you would rather not go through - and ends in a place different but better …

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Sin and the Unpardonable Sin

As represented across the data of the entire Bible. The Origin of It: [Genesis 3] Eden, observably, was the place God designed for the self-determination of humanity's inner nature. It was a genuine testing ground, not as in a sterile laboratory but for God's genuine allowance of genuine choice by mankind. Adam and Eve, both …

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