Tag Archives: judging others

The Bad, The Dad, and The Ugly

By | 29 Apr 2022

I want to share some thoughts with you on what we traditionally refer to as the “Parable of the Prodigal Son.” Actually, a far more accurate moniker would be the “Parable of the Two Sons.” You’ll see why I say this in a bit, so stay tuned! We find this story in Chapter 15 in Luke’s account of… Read More »

Fulfillment, Excellence, and a Critical Spirit

By | 23 Feb 2022

fulfillment the achievement of something desired, promised, or predicted. e.g., “winning the championship was the fulfillment of a childhood dream” excellence the quality of being outstanding or extremely good. e.g., “a center of academic excellence” critical expressing adverse or disapproving comments or judgments. e.g., “he was critical of many welfare programs” As a musician, I am frequently engaged… Read More »

A Tragic Scandal

By | 26 Dec 2020

In May of 2020, those of us involved with Christian apologetics — whether peripherally as I am or vitally as the major focus of our ministries — mourned the untimely passing of a giant in that theological discipline, Ravi Zacharias. I have always looked up to that man as a hero of the faith, the personification of what… Read More »

What If?

By | 29 May 2020

The Holy Spirit had been urging me to write this article for a week or so before I started it and frankly, I’ve struggled with this article over a period of a couple more weeks. Why? Because I desperately don’t want this article perceived as an angry diatribe judgmentally lashing out at everyone who doesn’t “measure up to… Read More »

The New Apostolic Reformation

By | 5 Mar 2020

The New Apostolic Reformation (hereafter “NAR”) is a current and controversial movement within the charismatic community. The volume of hostility directed towards those who teach and adhere to the principles espoused by this group is astonishing. Entire groups on social media are devoted to debunking the NAR and refuting its teachings. The degree of vitriol exhibited within these… Read More »

Happy Thanksgiving!

By | 27 Nov 2019

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day. Smoked turkey, sweet potato pie, and a panoply of my wife’s amazing side dishes are on the menu. Today, I read the following post on Facebook and was so moved by it, that it will be the entire content of this article. I hope and pray this impacts your life for His Kingdom and… Read More »