21st Century disciplemaking, from “Embodying Our Faith”

Making disciples was not just the task of Jesus; it is and always has been the continued task of His church. We are to not only lead people to a saving knowledge of Jesus, but instruct them in the next steps and beyond. Tim Morey describes the task of disciplemaking in the 21st century. In …

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Can God and suffering co-exist?

It can seem illogical for a loving and all-powerful God to permit so much suffering in the world. Some will renounce the existence of God altogether based on this thought; while others will not particularly renounce God, but will hate him for it. As William Lane Craig writes in his book "On Guard," there are …

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Identify with our culture to reach our culture (from “Embodying Our Faith”)

It is not surprising, considering the world in which we live, that churches speak negatively about our pop culture and therefore preach to ‘not watch this’ or ‘don’t listen to that.’ But we must not be so separated from our culture that we cannot impact it. To impact our culture through culture is what is …

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Is “Creation Science” really science?

It used to be thought that one could not find God by looking through a telescope.  This is true in the sense that God does not live in the physical realm. But due to scientific discovery over the past half-century, we can, in fact, find God through a telescope—and microscope for that matter. This is …

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“Embodying Our Faith” part 1: An apologetic approach for the 21st Century generation

We've spent several weeks taking a closer look at chapters from Josh McDowell's "The New Evidence That Demands a Verdict." Let us now switch gears to another apologetic book titled, "Embodying Our Faith." Embodying our faith. It doesn’t seem so much like an apologetic statement does it? But Tim Morey, in his book of the …

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The Parable of the Shrewd Manager: A Closer Look

We've been taking a closer look at Jesus' teachings and his parables lately. We've mentioned how some parables seem to be confusing, which require Jesus to explain, yet there are some that Jesus never explains. Here's a closer look at one of those parables in particular: The Shrewd Manager. The parable can be found in …

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