The Deception of Hypo-Grace

Hi there, As the pastor of Tree of Life Church, we are unashamed of the fact that we are a grace church.  Our heart beats with the sound of God’s unconditional, unmerited, undeserved, unending, unfathomable, unbeatable grace.  Paul said that it is by grace we are saved (Ephesians 2.5) and that it was the grace of theContinue reading “The Deception of Hypo-Grace”

Cave Men – In the Bible!

Cave men—in the Bible by David Catchpoole Photos by Tas Walker Residents at the opal-mining town of Coober Pedy, Australia, live in caves like this, complete with kitchen, comfortable furniture and modern lighting. Evolutionary stereotypes of the first humans as primitive “Stone Age” cave men who had not yet evolved agriculture just do not squareContinue reading “Cave Men – In the Bible!”

How Lucky It Is for Our Politicians That Americans Do Not Think (John W. Whitehead)

How lucky it is for rulers,” Adolf Hitler once said, “that men cannot think.” The horrors that followed in Nazi Germany might have been easier to explain if Hitler had been right. But the problem is not so much that peoplecannot think but that they do not think. Or if they do think, as in theContinue reading “How Lucky It Is for Our Politicians That Americans Do Not Think (John W. Whitehead)”

Who Will Take the Son? (Ray Bevan)

“Who Will Take the Son?’ There was a very wealthy man who, with his young son, shared a passion for art collecting. Together they travelled the world, adding to their collection. Priceless works adorned the walls of the family estate. But the day came when war engulfed the nation, and the young man left toContinue reading “Who Will Take the Son? (Ray Bevan)”

What God’s Word Says About Abortion (Lynn Copeland)

God speaks very clearly in the Bible on the value of unborn children. God’s Word says that He personally made each one of us, and has a plan for each life: “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart” (Jeremiah 1:5). “Even before I wasContinue reading “What God’s Word Says About Abortion (Lynn Copeland)”

Mission Turkey (by Matt Smith)

Mission Turkey: Why The Church Needs To Evangelize Turkey Islam and Geography No one can ignore the threat Islam poses to our world today especially the Christian missionary.  It is interesting to note as well that the many unreached people for Christ are under the Islamic curtain.  According to Olson Islam is: …the most widespreadContinue reading “Mission Turkey (by Matt Smith)”

Romans 1.20

For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse: Last verse we discussed that every human knows that there is a God because there is a conscience within themContinue reading “Romans 1.20”

Deliver Us From Schadenfreude (Steve Cornell)

Deliver us from Schadenfreude By Steve Cornell Lately, I’ve been thinking about the depth of human depravity. I am not referring to murder and other widely recognized evils. What I am thinking about is a deeper evil that appears in every culture and class of people. In fact, often it is more prevalent amongContinue reading “Deliver Us From Schadenfreude (Steve Cornell)”

Nothing But a Corpse (Ray Comfort)

Nothing But a Corpse –Ray Comfort “A recent discovery showed that self replicating RNA strands could come from elements found during the conditions of early Earth. Besides isn’t the belief of creationists, such as yourself, that God created man (life) out of dust (non-life)? Doesn’t this also mean that life was created from non-life?” BeamStalkContinue reading “Nothing But a Corpse (Ray Comfort)”

Religion is a Convenient Scapegoat for the Atheist (Chuck Missler)

Religion is often blamed for the miseries of the world. An “Imagine No Religion” billboard has just gone up in St. Louis, and most people get the point even if they disagree with it. If it were not for religion, after all, there would have been no Spanish Inquisition, no Taliban, no World Trade CenterContinue reading “Religion is a Convenient Scapegoat for the Atheist (Chuck Missler)”