Atheist · Depravity · Good Person · Image of God · Salvation

Do Christians Think Too Little of Atheists?

Talk to anyone who has been a Christian for awhile and you will hear them say something like, “I’m not the person I used to be.” The statement they are making is a positive good. It’s a proclamation that they believe that God has worked in their lives in a way to better glorify Him,… Continue reading Do Christians Think Too Little of Atheists?

Architecture · Art · Beauty · Canada · Human · Philosophy · Quebec · Securlarism

Cubism is Killing God

Recently I wrote an article on reclaiming beauty. There may be some foundational ideas there that you would need to understand before you read this article. Most of us know what cubism is but are unaware of the term that is connected to it. Before we define our terms, I want to take you to… Continue reading Cubism is Killing God

Catechism · Children · Children's Ministry · Doctrine · Unity

Why Catechism?

Everyone has an  idea of what church should be like. Some people are looking for specific traditions or programs  they believe the church needs in order for them to attend. Others have a long list of requirements, to the point that they will never find the “perfect” church they are looking for. So when someone… Continue reading Why Catechism?

Bible Study · Context

A Serial Killer, My Wife, and a Drunk Stranger: Bible Study Part II Context

In the fall of 2017 I hosted a “Bible Study Training Night.” Those who came saw it as very profitable, and I thought I would share this with you. Helping people understand their Bible for themselves is of key importance. Since every Christian should be pursuing to understand God and to better  minister to others,… Continue reading A Serial Killer, My Wife, and a Drunk Stranger: Bible Study Part II Context

Bible Reading · Bible Study · Context · Reading

Read Until You Bleed: Bible Study Part I

If you read ahead, the title is not as scary as it sounds. In the fall of 2017 I hosted a “Bible Study Training Night.” We spent over an hour studying one verse, Romans 8:28. “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to… Continue reading Read Until You Bleed: Bible Study Part I

Bible Reading · Bible Study · Christian Disciplines · Disciple

Fast Food Theology

Several years ago I took a new position at work. I often joke about it as my forced promotion. The position that I left was one where I usually was in the same classroom all the time. I would often bring my leftovers from home those days and also kept spare tuna fish, soup and… Continue reading Fast Food Theology

Christians · Church · Church Life · Minister · Sunday · Worship

Does One More Sunday Really Matter?

As I write this post, months before publication, I’m sitting in my office at church. I arrived around 7:30 a.m. on a Sunday morning as usual to prepare for the service. I looked the building over to make sure all looks well and read through my sermon for a practice run. In a little while… Continue reading Does One More Sunday Really Matter?