When Theology Is So Pro-Israel That It Becomes Anti-Christian

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Christian culture sure does love talking about persecution, but there is one group of persecuted Christians that Evangelicalism doesn’t want you to know about: the persecuted Christians of Palestine. Dispensational theology that leads to the errant and blindly pro-Israel position (here’s why that’s unbiblical) has sadly led most of Evangelicalism to become so pro-Israel that [Read More...]

5 Reasons Why Reading Charisma News Might Be Toxic For Your Faith

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  I’m sure you’ve probably seen a Charisma News article flow through your Facebook or Twitter feed. Perhaps you’ve clicked the link a few times, or even worse, maybe you’ve occasionally strolled into the comment section. If you have, you probably already know what I’m about to tell you, but I think it bears repeating [Read More...]

The Critical Part Of Orphan Care That Adoption Culture Totally Missed

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For the past twenty years or so, adoption has grown to become a staple of much of Christian culture in America. So much so, that one could actually argue that adoption has become trendy within Evangelical circles. As I’ve said before, if something were to become trendy, I’m glad that helping kids in need is one [Read More...]

I’m Not Scared of Muslims, I’m Scared of White Guys With Guns

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 Lately there seems as if there is a growing fear and hostility towards Muslims in America. While there will always be racism in culture, and there will always be Islamophobia, the current level of fear and hatred toward our Muslim brothers and sisters is ramping up to levels that I haven’t seen since the early days [Read More...]

Yes, There Is Christian Persecution in America And Here’s What it Looks Like

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I’ve often written about the American persecution complex that tends to see anti-Christian persecution under every rock, and have long been a proponent that such claims of persecution are often simply a loss of privilege or the ability to persecute others. Each time I say something along these lines, I usually get a flood of [Read More...]

Dear Rick & Becky: I Hope You Get To Read This One Day

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Dear Rick and Becky, We don’t know each other, and the chances of us meeting or finding each other are pretty rare, but I just had to write this letter to you in hopes that enough people would share it that one day you’d read it. You’re a World Vision sponsor and you have been [Read More...]

Georgia Execution Proves We Love Vengeance Over Restoration

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In a matter of hours, yet another divine image bearer will die by the tip of Caesar’s sword. Kelly Gissendar is more than a human being, more than a bearer of God’s divine image– she is also our sister in Christ. While all Jesus people should grieve each and every time Caesar takes his sword [Read More...]

The Gospel Isn’t About Escaping This World, It’s About Transforming It

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 As a teenager, I was taught that the Gospel was “Good News.” While they were right in calling it Good News, learning about Jesus as an adult taught me that they were right– but for all the wrong reasons. Yes- it’s Good News. Unfathomably Good News. But, it’s different news than what we grew up with. Like [Read More...]

5 Reasons Why You Need To Get Out And Travel #WVBloggers

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This week I’m traveling through Armenia on a vision trip with World Vision, a top-notch relief organization serving people in need across the globe. As we’ve been traveling around the country and meeting Armenian families who have benefited from, or are in deep need of support from a relief organization such as World Vision, I’ve [Read More...]

Regarding The Brandan Robertson Controversy And My Relationship With Destiny Image

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Over the weekend, a news story obviously exploded across the internet regarding Brandan Robertson and the cancelation of his book that was slated to be published by Destiny Image, the same publisher I am currently with (Destiny published Undiluted and is currently in mid-production with my second book, Christian Outsiders). The story has quickly escalated to [Read More...]


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