Raising our self-esteem. Is it the answer to our society’s problems? If we just started thinking better about ourselves, would that cure our depression, anxiety, feeling of failure and lack of love? While the world operates by its own standards, the question I want to ask and am trying to answer is: Should the church... Continue Reading →
Help! My Christianity Does Not Work!
"Is there a time when Christianity doesn't work? Yes. Christianity does not work when there is a false expectation regarding what the Christian life is all about. It doesn't work when there is little or improper teaching of Biblical precepts and standards. It does not work when there is a lack of commitment to the... Continue Reading →
Real Transformation: Breaking Down The Walls Of Sin
Back in 2001, my wife and I bought a small little house. It was not the prettiest thing to look at, but we thought with a little paint, time, and love we could transform it into a beautiful masterpiece. Man, were we wrong. After moving in we found huge structural flaws that would take major... Continue Reading →
Can We Blame It On The Brain? – part 2
In my last post I wrote about the need for believers in Christ to point their brothers and sisters to God's truth rather than relying on humanistic psychology. I also wrote about the importance on not blaming sin on others, childhood environment, or a chemical imbalance. In this post I wanted to share a few... Continue Reading →
Can We Blame It On The Brain?
Not long ago, I finished a really good book. I had read it before during my seminary days. I enjoyed it the second time just as much as I did the first. Edward Welch is a Christian counselor that brings great clarity to the Christian church when it comes to understanding and dealing with mental... Continue Reading →