Bono Interview – Who is Jesus?

Gay Byrne interviewed Bono, lead singer of U2. When asked, “Who was Jesus?,” Bono answered, “That is the defining question of what Christianity is about… Either he is the Son of God… or he was nuts.” For the full interview from the television series website, click here and look for the interview for “The Meaning […]

Hope Deferred

“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life” (). The gospel is “I am accepted through Christ, therefore I obey” while every other religion operates on the principle of “I obey, therefore I am accepted.” Martin Luther’s fundamental insight was that this latter principle, the principle of ‘religion’ […]

News, Views, and Opinions

Here are a few things you should know about: Why a new Ukraine is the Kremlin’s worst nightmare – let’s pray that Russia will not start a military intervention! (HT: Eric Magnusson) Wayward Alzheimer’s patients foiled by fake bus stop – sometimes you have to be creative to care for others This Is What Happens […]

A Reflection on James 1

Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God. Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. But be doers […]

What is sin?

What is sin? The glory of God not honored. The holiness of God not reverenced. The greatness of God not admired. The power of God not praised. The truth of God not sought. The wisdom of God not esteemed. The beauty of God not treasured. The goodness of God not savored. The faithfulness of God […]

Being Loose

Christianity is necessarily true. Without the Person and Work of Jesus of Nazareth, we are left in our sin and without hope. But aren’t all religions true in some ways? Aren’t there many paths to God? Is it easy? Not always. Will you receive everything you ever wanted in this life? Most likely not. Maybe […]