WHAT IS GRACE?

5 even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved— Ephesians 2:5 (ESV)   What makes Christianity different from all the other religions of the world? Years ago that very question was discussed at a conference. Some of the participants argued …

Some Reasons For Apologetics In the Bible Belt

It really us frustrating when someone just doesn’t understand the need or reasons for apologetics. Most of the time its out of ignorance, I know, but that doesn’t give me much reprieve from the agony of realizing what a task that lies before us. To have people (Christian people) look …

Something to be Proud of

It’s almost “football time in Tennessee” again! The words of John Ward still fall across the radios of this state on Saturdays in such a phenominal rate that folks around here treat those words as if they come from kin. Those words bring pause to those of us who still …

For the Beauty of the Earth

  “Creatures are not born with desires unless satisfaction for those desires exists. A baby feels hunger: well, there is such a thing as food. . . If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was …