Was Jesus a Socialist?

Was Jesus a socialist? Obviously, the question is a bit anachronistic, seeing as socialism didn’t exist in the First Century. Yet, some have claimed that socialism is the political system that best embodies the virtues Jesus extolled, like the Golden Rule. Others say socialism and Jesus have nothing in common. After all, Jesus affirmed private

4 Ways to Tell If Your Christian School is Truly Teaching a Christian Worldview

Our culture is becoming increasingly hostile toward the Christian worldview, and now more than ever, Christian schools must equip students to think biblically and to reject errant worldviews. Your child’s Christian school may already be doing this. However, if you are uncertain, take time to meet with the school administration. Approach the meeting with a spirit of humility and grace, but be bold in the questions that you ask. You may be pleasantly surprised by the answers you receive. However, if it becomes apparent that your Christian school is not offering a distinctly Christian education, it may be time to change schools.

Why Wheaton Professors Need Worldview Training

In a Chicago Tribune article published Monday, I suggested that Wheaton College professors need worldview training. I’m sure that may sound presumptuous, given that most of them hold doctoral degrees, which I do not. Yet, the recent brouhaha sparked by Dr. Larycia Hawkins’ statement that Muslims and Christians worship the same God has made it

Making Sense of the Muslim/Christian God Controversy

Kevin Miller, a pastor at my church, who’s also a Vice President at Christianity Today, gave an outstanding message this Sunday addressing the question of whether Muslims and Christians worship the same God. Given that my church is just blocks from Wheaton College, which is currently embroiled in an intense controversy over this issue, speaking