Summit Lecture Series: Can We Be Moral Without God? with Frank Beckwith, part 3

To purchase the entire DVD set of the Summit Lecture Series, visit summit.org.Before the Covenant of Noah, in the Old Testament, Cain killed Able. But, how did Cain know that it was wrong to kill his brother? God punished Cain, but there were no Ten Commandments, written law, nor covenant between man and God.Yet, he knew that it was wrong, without any “special revelation”.The point is that the natural moral law resides within each of us. The Bible assumes - from Cain and Able through … [Read more...]

Christian Home & Family: The Main Reason Most Kids Rebel Against Parents, Authorities & God

From Carey Green, author, blogger, speaker, coach and pastor:Most kids who go off the deep end, into a season or rebellion, do so for one reason. They see the rules and restrictions that authorities place on them as personal attacks rather than loving means of protection… and THAT is the problem of the authorities in their lives, not the kids.Another way I often say it is this: Rules without relationship, creates rebellion.Rules are not a bad thing. Because human beings are fallen cr … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 80: Life Purpose Coaching 16 – Do You Hear His Voice?

[display_podcast] I was busy watering my flowers and snipping dead heads off of them one evening totally oblivious to anything else around me.  As I was carrying on a conversation in my head, listening to the birds chirping, and very much lost in thought,  suddenly I hear someone say out loud, “Uh huh” and I jumped.  Looking around to see who was joining in my head conversation, there was no one there.  I realized I had said it!!  Was this it, I wondered?  Am I starting to talk to myself now?  Y … [Read more...]

Real Stuff My Dad Says 76: Is His Manager Alive or Dead?

[display_podcast] Dad and I thoroughly enjoy watching movies together. One of my fondest early childhood memories was waiting in a line that was wrapped around the movie theater, anxiously waiting to see Star Wars. Flashforward nearly 40 years, and the two of us just spent an evening sitting in a giant dark room together watching The Avengers. I guess, in some ways, little has changed over the decades. But technology has. I remember in the early 80’s when Dad brought home our first VCR. It was … [Read more...]

Summit Lecture Series: Can We Be Moral Without God? With Frank Beckwith, part 2

To purchase the entire DVD set of the Summit Lecture Series, visit summit.org.If you think about it, today’s New Atheists must believe in some kind of objective Moral Law. It is almost impossible for anyone to reject.For instance, here’s something that happened to me a while back:While I was teaching philosophy at UNLV, I was invited to be on a panel discussion called “Sex, Laws and Videotapes”. It was actually a discussion about morality and the media, and they had invited a very ecl … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 109: Swimming in a Sea of Tranquility

[display_podcast] From Dewey Bertolini, Pastor of The Safe Haven in McMinnville, OR: In this PODCAST, we will discover together an amazing privilege that is ours, especially given tormented world in which we live. We have been given a unique gift of God’s blessing that Jesus Himself empowers us to bestow on His behalf to others. Just so you know, this is the kind of person I long to be. This blessing and privilege defines a pretty amazing purpose statement for our lives. This is HUG … [Read more...]