Like many words in the English language, the word “evangelical” along with its lingual cousin “born-again” has lost its meaning. In American culture over the past several decades, the word evangelical has come to defined as a mostly white, “Christian” conservative voting block of the Republican political party. Many who are placed within this definition … More What Does It Truly Mean To Be Evangelical?
Racial reconciliation has been a primary topic of cultural discussion, in America in the past couple of years. In 2020, American culture saw a massive uptick in protests regarding issues of race in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death at the hands of police in Minneapolis. This event was simply the current example, at the … More Talking Biblically About Race
As the world begins to emerge from the Covid pandemic, there has been an influx of books and other resources to help churches settle into what will be a new normal. A few of these books have already been discussed here at Reading For The Glory. (See our page The Church and the Christian Life). … More Does The Church Have A Public Relations Problem?
Do you feel as though you woke up one day and found yourself living in an strange new world? As if the world in which you thought you understood changed, seemingly over night? If so, then you are not alone. Many in Western society, especially those who are followers of Christ, feel the exact same … More Living As Lights in a Strange New World
In many ways it seems as though the religious foundation of western culture is crumbling around us. A few years ago the statistical data pointed to the fact that, in America, they were more “nones,” or religiously unaffiliated people than ever before.* And the cultural hostility toward Christianity in particular seems to be ever increasing. … More Confronting Christianity: A Practical Guide to Apologetics
Technology is all around us, and has been since the garden of Eden. We do, however, live in a hyper technologically advanced society. Technology helps us every day in the cars we drive, the medications we take, the phones we use, and it even effects how we do our jobs. Yet, technology advances so rapidly … More A Biblical Theology of Technology
Fact: the resurrection of Jesus Christ is the most consequential event in the entirety of human history. It is through this one event that the Christian faith has spread from a handful of followers in the Middle East throughout the world. Yet, many self professing believers tare left asking the question does the resurrection still … More The Resurrection Provides Hope in Times of Fear