The Chained to the Rhythm songstress Katy Perry recently accepted the Human Rights Campaign National Equality Award, which celebrated her aggressive strides for members of the homosexual community. Her acceptance speech was loaded with shots fired at her own conservative, Christian background and a rallying cry for a departure from narrow-minded, “black-and-white” principles concerning sexuality. … [Read more...] about Chained to the Rhythm? | Katy Perry’s Assault on God’s Design for Sexuality
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Today's post, Overcoming Your Fear of Bad News, is for the girl whose too scared to turn on the 5' o clock news. Stop hugging your knees in that dark corner of the room and come 'ere a sec. It's story-time. Once upon a time... I was so afraid of bad news that I preferred to be ignorant of what was going on around me. I spared no effort to prevent myself from catching wind of the latest … [Read more...] about Overcoming Your Fear of Bad News
How Should I Define “Success”? It’s only natural for passionate, driven people to desire success. Nobody wants to feel like their efforts are pointless, so we measure how significant and effective our efforts are by the amount of success we feel we’ve achieved. This could be a good or bad thing depending on how you define success. Christ followers are put in a peculiar position when it comes … [Read more...] about Success | Man’s Definition VS God’s Definition
Don’t Judge? It’s not uncommon to get stonewalled with the phrase “Don’t judge!” as a Christian. It’s what some believe is a clever way to use scripture to ward off any negative criticisms of their behavior and escape responsibility for their own actions. But what does the Bible really say about “judging”? Are we as Christians allowed to make judgments about sin, or are we being hypocrites or … [Read more...] about Does the Bible Really Say “Don’t judge” ?
Picking up from where we left off on part 1, we covered how a gospel dialog is simply an everyday conversation that gets introduced to the biblical view or solution presented in God’s word. Once again, here are the steps to initiating a gospel dialog: Pray before, during, and after your gospel dialog. Be an attentive listener. Identify the issue. Express the biblical view and … [Read more...] about Gospel Dialogs | Transform Trending Conversations into Gospel Opportunities! (Part 2)