When one considers the political, social, and economic turmoil facing America at the present time, a natural question to ask is, "Is America experiencing the judgment of God?"
Over the last 50 years, many have proclaimed that "the time is right!" for America's judgment, yet the nation still stands.
How do we interpret the present situation from a theological perspective?
This episode provides a primer to help you begin thinking about these matters. If you have a follow up question or comment, please let me know...I'd love to address it on a future episode!
How do we wrap our minds around the tragedies and sufferings that we see in our world? How do we think when we know a tragic situation was preventable, but God allowed it to occur anyway?
The suffering of the innocent is one of the most challenging issues to think through; here are a couple of "quick-hit" insights that should point you on the right path.
How do you deal with a personal tragedy? There are two parties involved in who need advice: 1) the individual who is suffering and 2) those comforting the individual.
May you gain insight from the truths shared in this episode!
Today, I discuss the fallacy of the current clamor in our culture for justice. Many believe that there isn't enough "justice" being done in our society and they wonder, "When will we receive justice?" If we consider this question from a theological/biblical perspective, those who ask this question might reconsider! As followers of Christ, we must be willing to ask those in society hard questions - I share some at the end of the episode.
Watching the narrative that is occurring amongst Christians and as Christians relate to our culture has caused me frustration because many people are trying to accommodate Jesus' teaching to the current "moral" trends in our culture. ("Moral" being in quotes because our culture defining evil as good and good evil). This is my rant against the misuse and misappropriation of Jesus' teachings.
Many people want better intimacy in their marriage - and sadly, too many of them turn to gimmicks to try to achieve it. This episode examines some of the external and internal causes for the difficulties we experience in intimacy and it will suggest specific areas of improvement for both husbands and wives.
In this episode, I discuss four purposes for intimacy given to us by God from His Word.
This episode begins by tackling some of the misconceptions regarding intimacy that have been taught in Christianity then seeks to define and discuss why the "one flesh" relationship is unique, precious, and is worthy of cultivation.
I explain four Biblical principles that ought to govern the thinking of Christians as they consider how to spend the resources that God has entrusted to them.
Two parts in this episode: 1) Your money management often reveals how you have applied other Biblical principles in marriage, such as your practice of headship/submission and communication and 2) What is the foundational principle that couples should use when determining how to manage their money?