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...]

The Summit Lecture Series: Making Sense of Your World with John Stonestreet, Part 2

It’s often said that, “It doesn’t really matter what you believe, but it does matter.Ideas have consequences. As G.K. Chesterton said, “The modern habit of saying ‘This is my opinion, but I may be wrong,’ is entirely irrational. If I say that it may be wrong, I say that it is not my opinion. The modern habit of saying, ‘Every man has a different philosophy, this is my philosophy and it suits me,’ – the habit of saying this is mere weak-mindedness.” Does that not almost exactly describe the … [Read more...]

WWUTT: Love the Sinner, Hate Your Own Sin?

Thanks for watching, sharing, and subscribing! Pass these videos on. Check out our website at http://www.wwutt.com!You’ve heard the cliché “Love the sinner, hate the sin!” And, as we’ve addressed a previous video, that came from Gandhi, not the Bible. The Bible says everyone has sinned and have fallen short of the glory of God (Romans 3:23). The Bible also says that God hates sin so much that He will judge sinners to an eternity in hell: As for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, … [Read more...]

Transform: Why Your Personal Affirmations Don’t Work and the Mindset Hack to Fix Them!

(The following was originally published at www.CareyGreen.com.) This one's about personal affirmations. You know, the "I'm good enough, I'm smart enough, and dog-gone it, people like me!" things people are being encouraged to say to themselves each morning.Don't get me wrong, I think personal affirmations are a powerful way to start the day, at least as part of the morning routine – they are even Biblical… Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God … [Read more...]

Transform: Your Mindset Battle is a Battle for Truth, Here’s How to Win It!

(The following was originally published at www.CareyGreen.com.) Do you remember your first week in Algebra 1 class? I do. I can remember evenings at the kitchen table, reworking math problems over and over because I kept messing up easy steps early on in the process of working out the solution. It was so frustrating. I was so upset because of the basic way math works. If you miss something vital early on, it WILL impact the rest of the problem and your answer will be wrong. Your mindset is … [Read more...]


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