If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. -Romans 10:9 “What does ‘Lord’ mean?” she asked. “Boss, king, master. When you become a Christian you’re saying you want Jesus to be the king… Read More
Archive Tag: salvation
When Jesus Took A Stand
Dan Cathy’s conversation with Ken Coleman about leadership (and gay marriage) made headlines. In the wake of his remarks, supporters of gay marriage took a stand by boycotting Dan’s company, Chick-fil-A. Some Christians took a stand by buying more chicken. Many bloggers took a stand.
And in my inbox…”Why haven’t you taken a stand on this yet?” View Post
A New Kind Of Life
Gabriella is my theologian, dissecting everything she’s taught, digesting it into questions I often can’t answer. “If God can forgive anybody for anything,” she once asked,”will he forgive Satan one day and let him into heaven with us?” “Someone had to be punished for my sin because God made that… Read More
Label Me This
As bloggers and members of the media have written about Third World Symphony, they’ve sometimes struggled to label me – sometimes choosing the wrong label entirely. When the labels “philanthropist” or “humanitarian” are affixed to me, “Christian” loses its meaning. Gresham (9) and Gabriella (10) recently became Christians. They did… Read More
Jesus had been speaking for a while now. And some of the Jews were convinced he was the Messiah. They believed. Turning his attention to them, he said, “If you do what I’m teaching then you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will… Read More
Down Here: Hope In Death. Help In Life.
This new album of mine is an attempt to connect. To connect the first world to the wisdom and beauty of the third world – for the benefit of both. But also to connect two opposing theologies. Two rival gospels. One side pitches God’s salvation as hope for the soul,… Read More