What do you mean, the 10 Commandments don’t apply to me???

Any time I want people to look at me like I've grown a third eye, I bring this topic up. I'm kidding… sort of. I bring it up because I believe it’s very important to understand and has a significant impact in how we study the Bible. According to scripture, the 10 Commandments do not apply … Continue reading What do you mean, the 10 Commandments don’t apply to me???

Why we can’t be “red-letter Christians”

I’ve personally used the term “red-letter Christian” for a while. I actually didn’t know there was an official “movement” by that name – one that was formed by people who were concerned about the politicization of Christianity and its seeming alliance with right-wing political groups. Their claim is they want to transcend politics and unite … Continue reading Why we can’t be “red-letter Christians”

How I can be sure God will answer my next prayer?

There's a natural follow-up to last week's blog. We talked about why it sometimes seems like God hasn't answered our prayers - or maybe that the answer to that prayer seemed to be no for a number of reasons that are discussed in scripture. So that leads us to ask: How do I pray prayers … Continue reading How I can be sure God will answer my next prayer?