Category Archives: Good Question

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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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What To Do About Tomorrow

Tomorrow occupies a great deal of our time and energy today. We work towards producing a brighter tomorrow. We also worry about what could happen tomorrow, fearing the future may be darker than the past. The Bible has a good … Continue reading

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We Need More “Christmas and Easter” Christians

Ever hear the phrase “Christmas and Easter Christians”? It’s a description of folks who only show up at church twice a year: at Christmas and Easter.   Usually the phrase is spoken as a critique, not a complement. After all, how … Continue reading

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The Scandalous, Wonderful Cross

It’s not a big surprise that the cross is the most enduring symbol of the Christian faith. But it should be. We’ve grown so accustomed to seeing crosses that we often forget the fact that the cross was originally scandalous … Continue reading

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Does the historical truth about Jesus matter?

If Christianity is not historically true, it’s not true. That’s because the central message of the Christian faith is inseparably tied to the historical reality of Jesus’ life, death and resurrection. The message Christianity proclaims to all people is not … Continue reading

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Dealing with Doubts

Being a believer doesn’t mean you never doubt.  It does mean you learn to effectively deal with your doubts.  Here are three do’s and don’ts for dealing with spiritual doubts. First, don’t dismiss your doubts.  Doubts can prod us to … Continue reading

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