Episode 9 compares the “Poverty Gospel” to the “Prosperity Gospel,” two opposites that both end up reflecting legalism. The conversation leads into tackling some very tough words of Jesus, and the ageless debate between faith and works.
East Lansing, MI is a very progressive city, priding themselves on inclusivity of all viewpoints and all types of people. The cardinal sin in a progressive culture like East Lansing is to say that your view is the only correct view, and that others are wrong. And it’s even worse to then take action against […]
There is a trend in our culture where if you are attracted to the same sex, attracted to both sexes, or identify as a different gender than your birth gender, the cultural tide tells you to go with how you feel, be yourself, and live into these feelings and attractions. It can feel like there […]
I conducted a survey of 504 Christian singles to find out what their experience in church as a single has been. I wrote several articles based on pieces of the data, but haven’t published the complete data until now. Below are links to the articles from the data, followed by all of the data (including […]
What does the Bible say about singleness / being single? Stop Shaming Single Christians: The strand of three chords in Ecclesiastes has nothing to do with marriage I recently attended a wedding where the pastor used Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 as his text to describe marriage. “Two are better than one…If either of them falls down, one […]
What does the Bible say about homosexuality? 10 Blog Posts about Homosexuality & the Bible I’ve posted a lot about homosexuality and the Bible over the years. Here are the top 10: Gay Christian? A sermon by Noah Filipiak and Jim Decke Same Sex Attraction / Orientation is Not a Sin 3 Ways […]