Rap artist Kenrick Lamar provided the entertainment during the half-time break of the FBS national championship game this past January and the next day it prompted a discussion around the office cooler where I work about whether Lamar really is a Christian. Some defended the assertion, but is he really in the sense that Christ … More Kendrick Lamar- Christian or Not?
Common Claim: “Hey! Judge not! You can’t tell me what’s right or wrong! Jesus himself said ‘Judge not!’” Answer: The spiritually lost usually don’t know much of the bible but they do know those two words from Matthew 7! Unfortunately, even some self-professing Christians aren’t aware of the full context they were used in. So, … More Thou Shalt Not Judge!
The similarities between the Orthodox faith and Roman Catholicism are so numerous how could one not confuse one with the other? Protestantism today has thousands of denominations. That’s because they’re are a free people. Those inside the Roman or Orthodox beliefs say they’re heretical. It’s true, some denominations are. That’s the price we pay for … More Do We Stay With God’s Word or Add, Subtract or Defy It?
Papal infallibility was officially declared in 1870 during an ecumenical council. The wording of the decree was written and debated over a period of months but eventually declared official church dogma by a final split vote, but never a unanimous one. The idea had been around for a while prior to 1870. It was a … More Papal Infalibility
When Passover comes I find it interesting to remember the “rhetoric of reversal” one can find between the imagery of ancient Egyptian art and philosophy and the Exodus story. In the ancient world no matter where one looks the gods were believed to always favor the wealthy and powerful. It was no different in Egypt. … More Pride Before an Exodus