Jesus in the Present

"Be present."  This sage advice saturates the world around me, yet this same world teems with increasingly numerous varieties of distractions and crises.  Countless wonderful people find themselves caught in these chaotic cross currents. …

Speaking to God

Knowing what to say during prayer has always been a real question for people. Even the disciples asked, “Lord, teach us to pray,” whence comes the beloved and simple prayer that all Christians know: “Our Father, who art in heaven…”…
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A Christian Assessment of Islam, Part 2

To argue for a Christian assessment of Islam, in the sense which I elaborated in the prior post (A Christian Assessment of Islam, Part 1), may strike some of the readers as contrary to Christian principles and even the command to love one’s…
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A Christian Assessment of Islam, Part 1

We need a Christian assessment of Islam. I purposely use the term “Christian” here in order to convey the substance of historic Christian doctrine and sincere attempts to practice a way of life in line with the plain teachings of Scripture…

Grappling with Contemporary Issues

There are certain Christian leaders and authors in every generation who by grace leave a profoundly good influence upon the Christian community and even unbelieving people. John Stott is one of those leaders. Among his many excellent books I…
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In Praise of the Blood

I have read many books by orthodox Christian authors over the past 20 or so years. I have appreciated them and gleaned from each important points of doctrine and praxis. There are a few books that have profoundly challenged my perspective on…