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The Theology of Socialism

There is a segment within evangelical Christianity that views socialism as compassionate and capitalism as soulless. This view is...

Head, Heart, and Hand

“’You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind’. This is the great and foremost...

The Challenge of Islam

To most Westerners, Islam is the most misunderstood of the so-called three great religions: Christianity, Judaism and Islam. But of...

Do You Believe in the First Coming?

in a literal return of the Lord at the end of the age, I find that in some circles there is a serious imbalance on this issue. The...

Prison Ministry

I have been engaged in prison ministry for almost 12 years. Prior to this I had been involved in pastoring, radio ministry, teaching in...

Truth and Obedience

“If anyone is willing to do His will, he will know of the teaching, whether it is of God or whether I speak for myself.” (John 7:17)...

The Prodigal and the Elder Brother

One of the best known of Jesus’ parables is the story of the prodigal son. In Luke 15, Jesus tells the story of how the younger of a...

The Legacy of C.S. Lewis

When I think of the true giants of the Christian faith over the past 100 years, several names come to mind. Billy Graham and Mother...

Distorting Science

Twenty years ago, while my wife and I were involved in homeschooling our children, I came across a book entitled, "Icons of Evolution."...

Keeping the Faith

I recently came across a statement by H. Richard Niebuhr in his book, The Kingdom of God in America, originally published in 1937. He...

What is Love?

There are probably fewer words in the modern English language that have been more distorted, misused, abused, and overused than the word...

Identifying With Humanity

Matthew tells us that Jesus saw the multitudes of people and "felt compassion" for them (Matt. 9:36). The Greek language indicates He was...

A Tribute to Ern Baxter

I never had the opportunity to know Ern Baxter, though I did speak with him once very briefly. But his influence on my life has been...

The Law in the New Testament

One Scottish divine long ago observed: "He who can bring together the real connection between the law and the gospel, will be a good...

Is Islam a Religion of Peace?

The question as to whether, or not, Islam is "religion of peace" has time and time again asked by the media. Often with the response...