I am an Evangelical, and I am ashamed of Evangelicalism, specifically the American brand of conservative Christianity, and its approach to science as something to be feared. Whether its evolution, or global warming, or psychology, a large number of evangelicals approach science with needless credulity, undermining the scientific process, harming children, and fostering a faith […]Read more "Science and Evangelicalism"
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. 1 John 1.8 I think that complacency, a satisfaction with how we are today, is one of the things that is most antithetical to the gospel. Why? Because if the gospel is the message by which we […]Read more "Sanctification and light"
He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. For by him all things were created, that are in heaven, and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones, or dominions, or rulers, or powers— all things were created through him, and for him. He himself is before all things, […]Read more "Surpassing Hope in Christ"
For me, as an Evangelical, I have always been told to “do your devotions,” to “set aside time every night/morning to read and meditate on the word of God.” But the more I have come to love the Word, the more I believe that devotions are at best a stopgap, and at worst unbiblical. Devotions, […]Read more "Devotions are not enough."