The Summit Lecture Series: Making Sense of Your World with John Stonestreet, Part 12

To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.org.Ideas really matter.Ideas have consequences.Ideas have stories.There are actually a handful of different stories (or worldviews) that are all vying for our hearts and minds they are:Secular Humanism Christianity Marxism Leninism Postmodernism Cosmic Humanism IslamIdeas have feet.And finally, ideas have families.What I mean by this is that ideas often stem from other ideas, … [Read more...]

The Daren Streblow Comedy Show Mini-Cast 157: Race Relations with Comedian Mike Goodwin

[display_podcast]It’s my extreme pleasure to be joined this week with my hilarious and always impeccably dressed dear friend, Mike Goodwin! Mike’s comedy style is like no other. As Mike puts it, he provides quite a surprise to his audiences. People don’t expect comedy from a guy in a suit and bow tie. He looks more like an African American Studies Professor than Stand-Up Comic.In fact, while it’s not his main focus, Mike does often bring up race relations from the stage. He “enlightens” h … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series: Making Sense of Your World with John Stonestreet, Part 11

I had the extreme pleasure of doing some speaking engagements in New Zealand. The first time that I spoke there, I had the time of my life. But, my return flight didn’t go as I had expected.Have you ever had one of those moments when you have a great spiritual experience, but you are also physically exhausted?I’ve found that when you put these two together, you can quickly lose touch of reality. After having the time of my life, I quickly realized at the Auckland Airport that I was about … [Read more...]

Summit Lecture Series: Making Sense of Your World with John Stonestreet, Part 9

Our description and prescription of the world is based on what we think about these basic believes. But what are these basic beliefs? Our worldviews are made up of what we fundamentally think about questions in a couple of different areas. First of all, questions about origin: Where did everything come from? What's the story of the world? Is the world an accident or is the world a creation? Is the world designed? Is the world not designed? Is the world an illusion, like certain branches of … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series: Making Sense of Your World with John Stonestreet, part 8

As Nancy Pearcey says in her book Total Truth,"A Worldview is not the same thing as a formal philosophy; otherwise, it would be only for professional philosophers. Even ordinary people have a set of convictions about how reality functions and how they should live..."Everybody has a worldview. Therefore, it’s not just some intellectual exercise that academics do. It’s a real thing that each of us possess in one shape or another.I’m reminded of one time when I was sitting next to a woma … [Read more...]

WWUTT: Jehovah is God’s True Name?

In the film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, the title hero must make it past three riddles in order to claim the treasure of the Holy Grail – the cup that Jesus drank from at the Last Supper. In the second of those riddles, Indiana must correctly spell God's true name by stepping on tiles for each letter. One wrong step and he'll fall to his doom. He says that God's true name is Jehovah. Now in the movie, the cave temple holding the Grail had been around for almost a thousand years; but a … [Read more...]