Why Christians Should Eat a Seder Meal

On Monday, my family will be celebrating a Seder meal with Jewish believing friends of ours who co-lead a small group with us at our church. We have celebrated Seder meals before and have found that the experience deepens our appreciation and understanding for Jesus as our Passover lamb. However, Christianity Today just published a

Why I Loved The Shack Despite Its Flaws

I was prepared to hate The Shack. I had never read the book. I read the reviews first and figured I’d hate it, so I passed. For starters, The Shack portrays each member of the Trinity in human form. God the Father is an African-American woman; the Son is a Middle-Eastern man; and the Holy

Seeking Truth: Christian Terrorism Expert Warns Against Admitting Refugees

Christians are divided over whether to support President Trump’s tighter limits and restrictions on refugees coming into the country.  Some say Trump’s harder line violates Jesus’ commandment to welcome the stranger, while others say it’s necessary to protect citizens, which is government’s God-given role. I’ll discuss the issue with Christian leaders on both sides of

5 Ways Christians Should Judge

It happened when I posted something to social media lamenting author Jen Hatmaker’s disastrous decision to affirm gay unions. It happened again when I criticized a Saturday Night Live writer for attacking Barron Trump, the 10-year-old son of the president. Truth is, it happens anytime I make a judgment about anything or anyone. “Christians are

Why Repealing the Johnson Amendment is a Good Idea

At Thursday’s National Prayer Breakfast, President Donald Trump vowed to “totally destroy the Johnson Amendment,” which bars churches and non-profit groups from endorsing or opposing political candidates. This move thrilled many evangelicals who see the legislation as an unconstitutional infringement on religious freedom. But it alarmed others who believe that removing the law would violate