At the end of the Christmas season as we celebrate the Visit of the Magi to the Christ Child born in Bethlehem, we often hear the saying, "Wise men still seek Him." Outside the church walls, skepticism purports to be the only true wisdom and has the sheen of cool to boot. Still, believers of … Continue reading Reasons to Believe from The Mystery of the Magi
"At the very moment when we need faith the most, it can seem most elusive." The man who wrote these words is losing his eyesight, and I'd begun reading his book on suffering only a day or two before the news of a mass shooting at the Sunday morning service of the First Baptist Church … Continue reading In the Night: A Song for Your Playlist of Hope
"Space: the Final Frontier." It's impossible to hear these words without feeling summoned by the stirring music and masculine voice inviting us to follow the voyages of starship Enterprise. You don't have to be a Star Trek fan to have been influenced by the classic TV series and its optimistic wonder. I'd only seen Star … Continue reading The Truth Is in the Stars … or Is Faith the Final Frontier?
Blatantly evangelistic movies aren't really my cup of tea. As much as I appreciate the effort to share the good news at the movies, I find that films designed to argue viewers into belief come off as pushy and strident. I'm on their side when it comes to loving Christ, but their style often falls … Continue reading The Case for Christ Film an Improvement over God’s Not Dead