We Christians are often guilty of “compartmentalizing”; that is, placing God in his little box while we–living in the “real world”–take care of our own problems and live according to our own devices. But the Bible advances a different view of reality. On this view, there is no ultimate significance to any part of life, […]
Steve Schramm is an evangelist out of the Northwood Baptist Church in Yadkinville, NC, and the editor of www.steveschramm.com. Steve helps Christians defend their faith using weekly blog posts, a weekly podcast on young age creationism, short videos in answer to tough questions, and regular preaching and teaching at churches and venues across the country. Currently, he is developing The Creation Academy, an online apologetics ministry designed to teach, train, and inspire others to become strong defenders of the Christian faith and Biblical Creation.
Perhaps one of the saddest trends in the church writ large is the misuse of Scripture to justify means apart from the intended truth of the text. Prosperity preachers often misuse the Scriptures to gain the financial support of their followers. “Emergent” preachers misconstrue the teachings of Jesus by boiling the gospel down to a […]
The old preacher once said, “I’m glad for the pie in sky when I die, but I’d like some steak on my plate while I wait!” Although this is a lighthearted remark, sadly, it is representative of the way a vast number of people understand classical Christianity. The idea advanced by thinkers of days gone […]