“Is the ‘Conversations with God’ series Biblically sound?”……Answer: The book that started it all, Conversations with God, Book 1: An Uncommon Dialogue, spent over two and a half years on the New York Times Best Sellers List, and in 2006 a movie based on the book was released. “Conversations with God,” or “CwG,” is the […]

Working Arrangement Justin E. H. Smith Lapham’s Quarterly; Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 Whether to denounce it as a step down the path to unspeakable decadence or to exalt it as self-evidently right and just, everyone in public life today has a position on gay marriage. All the presidential candidates in the current electoral cycle have […]

“Is the New Perspective on Paul biblical?”……Answer: Anytime a “new perspective” on some biblical doctrine arises, red flags should go off warning Christians of possible danger. In many cases such “new” ideas, teachings, or perspectives are not new at all. Rather, they are the same old lie from the Garden of Eden when Satan first […]

“Is the concept of Lucifer’s Flood biblical?”……Answer: There have been attempts by some Christians to reinvent the Genesis account of the creation in order to make it compatible with the theories of modern geology and evolution. Of these, there are three that are most popular: theistic evolution, progressive creation, and the Gap Theory, from which […]

“Can a person be born gay?”……Answer: In 1996, The Advocate, a gay and lesbian magazine, asked readers what they believed the potential impact would be to the advancement of gay and lesbian rights if a scientific discovery is made that proves a biological basis for homosexuality. About 61 percent of the magazine readers asserted that […]

“With all of the different religions, how can I know which one is correct?”……There is no doubt that the number of different religions in the world makes it a challenge to know which one is correct. First, let’s consider some thoughts on the overall subject and then look at how one might approach the topic […]

“What is the ‘church of Oprah‘? Is EckhartTolle’s ‘New Earth’ compatible with Christianity?”……Answer: Oprah Winfrey is arguably one of the most influential women in the world. With a daily viewership that has peaked around 10 million, The Oprah Winfrey Show definitely has the potential to impact the lives of many people. The Oprah Winfrey Show […]