The Bad Business Ethics of Christian Ministry (Part 4 of 7)……You would think that a Christian ministry would be more ethical than secular businesses. Sadly, that is sometimes not the case.……This issue has confronted me time and again throughout my Christian walk, both in big and small ways, and where I've either been the offender […]

“What is a Christian worldview?”……A "worldview" refers to a comprehensive conception of the world from a specific standpoint. …A "Christian worldview," is a comprehensive conception of the world from a Christian standpoint. …An individual's worldview is his "big picture," a harmony of all his beliefs about the world. It is his way of understanding reality. […]

“What does the Bible say about compromise?”……Answer: To compromise is to make concessions or accommodations for someone who does not agree with a prevalent set of standards or rules. The Bible makes it clear that God does not condone compromising His standards: "Joyful are people of integrity, who follow the instructions of the LORD. Joyful […]

“How should a Christian respond to persecution?”……There's no doubt that persecution is a stark reality of living the Christian life. The apostle Paul warned us that "everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted" (2 Timothy 3:12). Jesus told us to expect persecution from the world because if they […]

“What is the true gospel?”……The true gospel is the good news that God saves sinners. Man is by nature sinful and separated from God with no hope of remedying that situation. But God, by His power, provided the means of man's redemption in the death, burial and resurrection of the Savior, Jesus Christ. ……The word […]

“What does it mean to seek first the kingdom of God?”……Jesus said to seek first the kingdom of God in His Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 6:33). The verse's meaning is as direct as it sounds. We are to seek the things of God as a priority over the things of the world. Primarily, it […]

“Is it necessary to fully understand the Gospel to go to heaven? Is it enough to believe it, even if we do not fully understand it?”……It's important to recognize that no one fully understands all of the depth and nuances of the riches found in the Bible. The Bible is God's revelation of Himself to […]