5 Ways to Use Your Time Wisely

So teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.Psalms 90:12

In an increasingly fragmented, delusional, illusory, disorderly and promiscuous era, it is important for the Biblical Christian to resist the secular tide and behave in a manner consistent with the true faith. This means acting and thinking in a manner that is contrary to the secular age. (Rom. 12:1-2)

This is a primary reason why I write about and criticize dangerous ideas that are popularized throughout the worldly culture. It is my hope that in doing so the reader will see the dogma for what it is and avoid it altogether, in keeping with the advice dispensed by Paul to the Thessalonians (1 Thess. 5:21-22):

“Test all things; hold fast what is good. Abstain from every form of evil.” Continue reading

Jesus, the Patron Saint of Non-Judgmentalism

Lately, a few unknown individuals have commented on the articles I’ve published through this website. Many of these comments have been posted with the intention of demonstrating how wrong I am in scrutinizing popular, secular thought through Biblical teaching.

Now, this is not an experience that is unique to me. It is a frequent occurrence for any Christian who lives and communicates Biblically to find himself confronted with a torrent of criticism from sinners of all stripes. More specifically, believers will share having to endure a certain type of reproach, one in which sinners use Biblical texts in an attempt to rebuff our message. This is the kind of criticism I’ve mostly had to respond to lately. Continue reading

Popular Opinion can be Deadly

Nowadays it is commonly stated, implicitly and explicitly, that if a majority of persons hold onto a particular opinion, that that opinion ought to be the concrete rule for all of society. Then again, this is the same generation that teaches that every person is entitled to their own system of “right and wrong”, according to their “own truth”.

One has to envy the modern era’s penchant for ideological consistency in things that truly matter, such as moral issues. Continue reading

Can a Christian Love Jesus but Hate Other Christians?

Tell me if you’ve heard these phrases uttered before:

“I love Jesus, but I detest religion.”

“I’m spiritual, but I’m not religious.”

“I love Jesus, but I can’t stand Christians because they are such hypocrites.”

The first and the third ideas are usually repeated by those that assist megachurches and are trend-following Christians. The second and third utterances are customarily stated by sinners of all stripes in one form or another. Do you desire to know what characterizes everyone who has repeated any of the three? They are all unbearably self-righteous. Continue reading

Being Captain Obvious is a Good Thing

I was listening recently to a podcast episode hosted by a rather well-known conservative columnist. In said recording he mentions that he has garnered an audience due to the fact that he emphasizes the importance of that which is “obvious”. Moreover, the host added that if our culture weren’t so debauched, he would be out of a job and even feared admitting as much to his readers and listeners.

Personally, it was refreshing to hear such frank and straightforward commentary. Said honesty is sorely needed in a culture that has allowed itself to become accustomed to being lied to continually.

Yet, I do not agree with his sentiment that if society were more moral he’d be out of a job. Here’s why. Continue reading

Careful Who You Let In the Door

The apostle Paul wrote that “a little leaven leavens the whole lump”. (Galatians 5:9; 1 Corinthians 5:6) In appealing to the Judaic symbolism for sin, leaven, Paul warns us to beware of tolerating subtle and seemingly harmless influences which can corrupt our walk with Christ.

One wishes, in certain instances, to be able to lead the horse to water and make him drink as well. I allude to the old saying because too many Christians haven’t heeded Paul’s advice. Their willful ignorance and non-compliance with the sacred text has resulted in devastation. Continue reading