Super Bowl, Black Eyed Peas, and the Meaning of Life

Since I was unable to watch the Super Bowl this year I was reading reports dealing with the various events that took place during this year’s snow-laden weekend of entertainment.  The viewing audience itself made news because of the sheer volume of viewers (Super Bowl XLV Poised to Break Viewing Records, Ties 1987 With Highest […]

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The Middle East Crisis: Does Scripture Shed Any Light on What Is Going on Today?

I have been watching with great interest the happenings in the Middle East.  The reason being is three-fold: First, these nations are predominantly Muslim; Secondly, although Egypt has been  non aggressive towards Israel since Anwar Sadat signed the 70’s peace treaty with them, the inhabitants of these nations share a hatred for the state of Israel […]

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Scripture and History: Does the Bible Present Historical Events Accurately?

“For no prophecy was ever made by an act of human will, but men moved by the Holy Spirit spoke from God” – 2 Peter 1:21 Recently someone reminded me that the Bible is itself valid history and should not be separated from what may be viewed as “secular history.”  In other words, although the […]

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Apowhat?

Can Christians become apostate (to fall away or turn away from something, in our case the Christian faith)?  I think without a doubt they can.  In Paul’s letter to Timothy he explains that those whom Timothy is to teach will eventually “turn away” from the truth and “turn aside” (“to turn out of the course”) […]

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A Heavenly-Minded Theological Egghead: What’s in a name?

Some may have wondered why the subtitle of my blog is “random thoughts from a heavenly-minded theological egghead.”  I thought that I would answer the question regardless of whether or not it has been asked. Years ago I was serving at a small church as the youth pastor/worship leader.  It was during my tenure there […]

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A Sacred Trust to Keep

“I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints” – Jude 3 Jude seems to have been of like mind with the majority of us.  We would rather focus on the good and uplifting things in life and shun […]

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