What do Christians mean when we refer to common grace? It's been my observation over the past few years that believers are not well-acquainted with this area of theology. This lack of familiarity is unfortunate because the doctrine of common grace can offer significant insight into our Christian experience if rightly understood and applied. I … Continue reading A Primer on Common Grace
Having touched briefly on what constitutes evangelism in the last post, we want to take our discussion a little deeper. Because some wrong thinking concerning evangelism has pervaded many of our churches, it is critical to establish clarity by way of contrast. In this section, we are going to examine a few common ways Christians … Continue reading What Evangelism Isn’t: 8 Good Practices We Often Mistake for Sharing the Good News
How familiar are you with the Trinity? I’m not asking whether you believe that God is Triune. I’m asking how often you ponder and delight in the reality that your Creator and Savior is One God in three Persons. For many of us, the doctrine of the Trinity appears too lofty and complex for us … Continue reading Reacquaint Yourself with the Trinity
I recently engaged in a light Twitter exchange with a few atheists after I posted the following tweet: Christians love atheists and adherents of other religions, not because we accept their worldview, but precisely because we don't. — Derek Brown (@DerekBrown24) April 12, 2016 A few self-described atheists didn't think this statement sounded too loving. One … Continue reading How Do Christians Love People With Different Worldviews?