Archives for May 2017

Subscribe to the RSS Feed
  • Featured Posts
  • All Posts

How do I best serve my introverted spouse?

"I tend to be more outgoing. I love being around people and would gladly be out of the house four or five nights of week just hanging out and being involved in things. My wife, on the other hand, tends to be shy and really likes her time at home. I want to encourage her and walk alongside her in a way that loves her well and honors Jesus, but sometimes it can be difficult ...

Keep Reading

What if I don’t love God?

One reader wrote in: "Dear Pastor Bill. I don't love God! Is this blasphemy? I go to church every week, I pray, I believe, but I do not feel the emotion of love. I love my wife and family, but I can't feel this way towards someone I've never met or had any experience with. Am I the only one who feels this way? Does God understand my feelings? Am I unfit for a happy afterli...

Keep Reading

Does the Bible claim that Jesus is God?

I recently received a lengthy letter in the mail from a Jehovah's Witness. The person was very kind and loving, but wanted to push back against some of the things that I have been saying. The biggest disagreement between evangelical, born-again, orthodox Christianity and the beliefs of a Jehovah's Witness surrounds the deity of Jesus. I think Jesus is God, part of the trin...

Keep Reading

Does Science Disprove the Bible?

We are in the middle of a mini-series about the Bible. One reader wrote last week, "How do you explain that science says that the earth is so old and the Bible says differently? Do they contradict one another? Are they mutually exclusive?" Genesis 1, the first chapter of the Bible, causes a great deal of controversy and division. If you haven't read the chapter, a quick s...

Keep Reading

Can the Bible be trusted?

Today we want to continue talking about the Bible and answering the question, "Can the Bible be trusted as a historical document?" The column will not be about trying to convince you to have faith in the book or believe the claims of the book necessarily, but to lay a foundation of why the Bible is a historically viable document. First, a little bit about the Bible. The w...

Keep Reading