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Growing Up in Christ

Growing Up in Christ

This weekend we will be starting a new sermon series, Growing Up in Christ. The goal of this series is to help true followers of Jesus better understand the nature of spiritual growth and maturity. One of the realities of…

Why Richard Dawkins Became an Atheist

Why Richard Dawkins Became an Atheist

In his new memoir, An Appetite for Wonder, world-renowned zoologist and atheist Richard Dawkins reflects on why he gave up his belief in God. He writes that his first doubts about Christianity came when his mother told him (at age…

Muslims and Genesis: A Fascinating Conversation

Muslims and Genesis: A Fascinating Conversation

Last week, we looked at the issue of Adam and Eve and whether they really existed. We noted that, in the West today, a small but growing number of evangelical biblical scholars are expressing doubt. This is especially true in…

Did Adam and Eve Really Exist?

Did Adam and Eve Really Exist?

The brilliant Christian thinker and apologist, Francis Schaeffer, writes the following in his book, Genesis in Space and Time: How should the early chapters of Genesis be read? Are they historical, and if so, what value does their historicity have?…

Best Commentaries on 1 Timothy

Best Commentaries on 1 Timothy

Since we are in a series on 1 Timothy, I thought I’d suggest a few of the better commentaries for the Pastoral Epistles in general. (1 Timothy is one of three letters from the Apostle Paul, written to young pastors,…