Confronting Christianity

Confronting Christianity

What’s your impression of Christianity? For many, Christians are viewed as intolerant, judgmental, and gullible for believing some silly ideas. This reputation sometimes seems to be deserved! Rebecca McLaughlin wants to address objections like these in her book...
God’s Biggest Rival

God’s Biggest Rival

Who is Netflix’s biggest competition? Not other streaming services, but sleep. “You get a show or a movie you’re really dying to watch, and you end up staying up late at night, so we actually compete with sleep,” said Neftlix CEO and cofounder Reed Hastings. of his...
Only Imperfect People Allowed

Only Imperfect People Allowed

I almost titled this post “Imperfect People Allowed,” but realized that’s wrong. Only imperfect people are allowed. Let me explain. Is That All You’ve Got? I once read the fictional story of someone who got tired of pretending. He stood up at church one day and shared...
No Little People, No Little Places

No Little People, No Little Places

There are a few books — only a few — I wish everyone could read. One of them is No Little People by Francis Schaeffer. Schaeffer was a theologian, pastor, and philosopher. He was famous for founding L’Abri in Switzerland, a place where curious travelers could...
Everyone Fits

Everyone Fits

The first four books of the New Testament, the gospels, tell us about Jesus’ life. One of the things I love about these accounts is how honest they are about the people who surrounded Jesus. No matter who you are, you can probably find someone just like you in the...