Biblical Reflections

How the Noah Movie Distorts the Truth about God

Let’s get something out of the way up front. I think it is great that Hollywood is making biblically themed movies and it doesn’t bother me at all that they take liberties with the text. To make a film, they have to add some extra-biblical content. So I really don’t... read more

God With Us

The Don Johnson Show, 12-13-13 What is Christmas all about? Don and Brandon talk about the meaning of the incarnation by surveying how Jesus was prefigured in the Old... read more

Two Keys for Persevering through Hardship

In my previous post I talked about how the Christian life will necessarily involve some pain and discomfort. In this article I will discuss two important measures we can take that will help us persevere through that hardship. Although these actions are basically two... read more

On the Meaning of Love, Sex, Marriage, and Family

On the Meaning of Love, Sex, Marriage, and Family - Genesis 1 and 2 Don preaches about the relationship between one's family experience and belief in God. He examines what the creation accounts in Genesis tell us about what it means to be created in the image of God,... read more

Thanksgiving: The Antidote to Fear and Despair

Life is full of opportunities for despair. Hard times and tragedy hit (or you see them approaching) and it feels like the end has finally come. You've met your doom. There is just no way you're going to get through this one. That's a lie of Satan, of course, and there... read more

The Ultimate Invitation

Life is full of offers and invitations.  Most are mundane: “Come to my kid’s birthday party;” “Attend the new Bond movie;” “Switch to Geico;” “Be a fan of my page on Facebook.” Others are monumental: “Accept this job promotion;” “Let’s get married!” No matter how big... read more