Why Does God Remain Hidden from Seemingly Genuine Seekers?

Why Does God Remain Hidden from Seemingly Genuine Seekers?

The Bible indicates that everyone who seeks God finds him (Deut. 4:29; 1 Chron. 28:9; Psalm 9:10; Jer. 29:13; Matt. 7:7; Heb. 11:6, for example). But sometimes people who seem like genuine seekers simply don't find God. I personally know many skeptics that claim to...
Strength in Meekness

Strength in Meekness

Pope Francis broke Vatican protocol again today by celebrating Holy Thursday’s Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper at a juvenile prison, where he will kneel and wash the feet of 12 inmates. In the first week of his papacy, much has rightly been made of the Pope’s...
What Keeps People from Asking the Big Questions of Life?

What Keeps People from Asking the Big Questions of Life?

Do you think much about the big questions of life? Do you spend much time considering why we are here or what has gone wrong with the world? Have you examined various answers to possible solutions to that problem or wondered how we should live as a result? Do you have...
The Transcendence of Christianity Over other Religions

The Transcendence of Christianity Over other Religions

I argued below that pagan myths and non-Christian religions can contain truth and therefore believers should be careful not to go to extremes in trying to deny parallels between Christianity and other faiths. However, that does not mean that all religions are on par...
False Assurance: Why Many Christians are Not Ready to Meet Jesus

False Assurance: Why Many Christians are Not Ready to Meet Jesus

If you believe you will meet Jesus one day, you likely also believe that you are ready for that occasion. On what is that confidence based? In my experience, many Christians think they are prepared because of something that has happened in the past. Perhaps they got...