Good Books

I’m sometimes asked if I can recommend some good books to those who are interested in the Christian faith or want to learn more.  So, I thought I’d share what I’ve recommended to people in the past.  The list below is organized in various sections, and at the end I’ve included some of my own books just because I wrote …

Book Club

Based on the survey responses, we’ll start our Book Club with C. S. Lewis’ “Mere Christianity.” I hope you’ll join me! We’ll use Goodreads to host the discussion forum, so just go to the link below to sign up and join the group (it’s free). To start, check out the “Introductions” topic and introduce yourself. Each week, I’ll open up …

What’s the “Nashville Statement?”

  Within the last couple of days you may have heard about “The Nashville Statement.”  It was formulated by “The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood” and signed onto by many Christian leaders and lay people, mostly from an American Christian evangelical background. The focus of the Statement is on human sexuality and the Biblical teaching that God created man …

On The Chaos at Charlottesville and “Race”

Over the weekend, there were a series of protests and riots in Charlottesville, Virginia.  On the one side was a leftist group known as “antifa” (“anti-fascists”), on the other were “alt-right” white nationalists.  At least three people died and 19 were injured in the confrontation between the two groups. I’m at a loss to really understand the reasoning behind the …