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A Lifestyle of Peace · 1d ago

Salvation in Christ Alone: Eternal Security or Conditional Security?

"Salvation is God's way of making us real people." - AugustineThe exegesis of scripture surrounding salvation is perhaps the most important to understand. Christology is just as vital. It'...
A Lifestyle of Peace · 3d ago

My Hearts Longs for Something Greater: Eternity in the Human Heart & the Emptiness of Gorged Sensuality

All of life is filled with parables and metaphors that point to the meta-narrative of existence.  The four seasons are laced with it.  Media, movies, books, and stories are filled with expre...
A Lifestyle of Peace · 1w ago

Should Christians be fighting a Culture War?

Have you ever heard the phrase "the culture war?"  It's a blanket phrase that describes the various cultural "conflicts" between perhaps more conservative and more liberal beliefs in real wo...
A Lifestyle of Peace · 2W ago

The Kingdom of God in Contemporary Society: The Earthly Conflict between Babylon and the Kingdom

The Fall of Babylon artist depiction cc 2.0Calvary by John Martin, cc 2.0It's all around us though we may not see it.  It's built into our lives though we don't see more than fading glances ...
A Lifestyle of Peace · 3W ago

Jesus Christ & the Media Narrative: The Tactics of the Media in Subverting Christianity

cc 2.0 An iconic cover from the news media displaying how the media truly feels about belief in GodThere is an overarching narrative in our country, the United States, that is projected thro...
A Lifestyle of Peace · 3W ago

Strategies of the Enemy: How to Counter & Defeat Satan

Do not love this world nor the things it offers you, for when you love the world, you do not have the love of the Father in you. For the world offers only a craving for physical pleasure, a ...
A Lifestyle of Peace · 4W ago

Three Tough Questions to Ask Yourself as a Christian

I often wonder where my fellow believers stand, especially those who I stand along side of in the church. We live in a day and age where there is much compromise and strife within the churc...
A Lifestyle of Peace · 1M ago

Quotations on Atheism: How Should We Answer Atheism?

Atheism is an interesting worldview.  It's absolutely unheard of in the history humanity until the last few hundred years.  But increasingly modern man is identifying as non-religious.  Thou...
A Lifestyle of Peace · 1M ago

My Top Ten Favorite Christian Speakers to Listen to on YouTube

1. Ravi Zacharias - I've heard most of his messages, he generally gives pretty much the same message, but he's deep, he talks philosophy and apologetics with a central gospel focus. 2. Frank...
A Lifestyle of Peace · 1M ago

Messengers of Compassion: How does the concept of compassion play out in the Scriptures?

Let me preface this brief post by saying I of course can't speak for the messengers of compassion or the Salvation Army overall.  These are simply my viewpoints, and my opinions and they do ...