How do we know the Bible is really the Word of God?

2 Timothy 3:16 says: “All scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness.” The Bible claims its words were breathed out by God before they were written down by humans. Any book can claim…

Do you need faith in God to be happy?

For most people, happiness in life is closely linked to what’s happening in life.  When things are going well, they are doing well.  When life is good, they feel happy—whether they are religious or not. But life isn’t a continual…

Where is the God of Love in a Global Pandemic?

One of the questions people ask in a time of national or global suffering is, "Where is the God of love?"  It's a question that is being asked as COVID-19 infects and affects millions of people around our world. The…

Science and Faith (Good Question Series)

Some people would have us believe that scientific breakthroughs have made spiritual belief unnecessary.  This is a theory the facts won’t support.  If anything, modern science has revealed our need for something more than modern science! For all its benefits,…

Seminary vs Pastoral Apprenticeship

Recently, a young man who is considering attending Heritage Seminary sent me a good question.  He asked for my top reason why "a man called to be a pastor [should] study at a seminary, rather than just commencing pastoral apprenticeship…