The Decline of Christianity in America

[This is the “paper” that I delivered to a group of students (from South Georgia State College) and other citizens from the community of Coffee County, Georgia.  I did not go into every point in depth (due to time restraints), but hopefully it will encourage readers to think.] On the topic of the decline of ChristianityContinue reading “The Decline of Christianity in America”

The Lack of Love in Our Arguments

As a person that is interested in defending the Christian faith, a part of what I am trying to grow in is sharing arguments for different aspects of what I believe, from the existence of God to why we can believe that Jesus really did rise from the grave. Here is my problem: I amContinue reading “The Lack of Love in Our Arguments”

Episode 39 – Talking with Pastor Britt Peavy About Religious Freedom

Next on Thinking It Through:  I speak to Pastor Britt Peavy to get his thoughts on religious freedom in America. 00:00 – 00:18 = **Goofing off** 00:31 – 08:17  = Intro & Joking 08:18 – 20:59 = “What role does your faith play in how you see politics?” 21:00 – 29:30  = “Do you believe it is everContinue reading “Episode 39 – Talking with Pastor Britt Peavy About Religious Freedom”

Episode 33 – @BarnabasPiper Interview About the #CuriousChristian (Barnabas Piper on His Latest Book)

Next on Thinking It Through:  I am blessed with the chance to speak with Barnabas Piper about his latest book, The Curious Christian.  It is an encouraging discussion about intentional, healthy, godly curiosity can be a benefit to living out the Christian faith.  Enjoy this short 30 minute conversation and hopefully you will continue thinkingContinue reading “Episode 33 – @BarnabasPiper Interview About the #CuriousChristian (Barnabas Piper on His Latest Book)”

Devotional for #Christian Greeters #4 (From Sunday, April 9, 2017) – by Jerome Danner

Hebrews 10:19-25 Therefore, brothers and sisters, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way opened for us through the curtain, that is, his body, and since we have a great priest over the house of God, let us draw near to GodContinue reading “Devotional for #Christian Greeters #4 (From Sunday, April 9, 2017) – by Jerome Danner”

Episode 30 – Bethany Mandel @bethanyshondark Interview – The Benedict Option and Orthodox Jewish Communities

Next on Thinking It Through:  My next guest is Bethany Mandel, a stay-at-home mother of 3 children, a freelance writer on politics and culture, a Senior Contributor at The Federalist, amongst other publications, such as the Forward and First Things.  I invited her to come on because I enjoyed a piece that she wrote on March 31st for First Things dealingContinue reading “Episode 30 – Bethany Mandel @bethanyshondark Interview – The Benedict Option and Orthodox Jewish Communities”

Devotional for Christian Greeters #3 (From Sunday, April 2, 2017) – by Jerome Danner

There are times when we are called to perform a specific act in remembrance of our Lord and Savior, Jesus the Christ, such as when we take communion,.  When we partake of the holy communion: we think of Jesus’ act of love while He gave His Body and Blood on the Cross for our eternal salvation.  TheContinue reading “Devotional for Christian Greeters #3 (From Sunday, April 2, 2017) – by Jerome Danner”

Devotional for Christian Greeters #1 (From Sunday, March 19, 2017) – by Jerome Danner

              These verses are from the Book of Wisdom, which reminds us of the importance of a happy heart or a cheerful heart. All Christians should live out the truths found in these two verses because they are Biblical.  But, just as important, those Christians that are called intoContinue reading “Devotional for Christian Greeters #1 (From Sunday, March 19, 2017) – by Jerome Danner”

Episode 21 – Conversation with Dr. W. Bradford Wilcox @WilcoxNMP

Next on Thinking It Through: I interview Dr. W. Bradford Wilcox about an article that he co-wrote, which deals with the Church helping African American males to flourish n America.  The article appeared in The Atlantic magazine and was titled: “How the Church Helps Black Men Flourish in America”. Dr. Wilcox on Twitter National MarriageContinue reading “Episode 21 – Conversation with Dr. W. Bradford Wilcox @WilcoxNMP”

My #Religion: Simple and Complex

The older that I get, the more I desire to grow in my faith and in my relationship with my Lord.  As a child and even as a younger man, I thought or felt, what some who are irreligious may feel, which is that religion can be silly and simple in too many ways.  IContinue reading “My #Religion: Simple and Complex”