Category: Life in Our World

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How to Change Your World

I’ve heard from younger generations – students here at Bob Jones University and Counselor in Training campers at The Wilds – that they desire to do something for God. They truly desire to change their world. Okay then, imagine you are having a conversation with God. “Lord, I know I am saved. I have been delivered…

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Confronting Our Culture

"A cunning Canaanite! Deceitful scales are in his hand; He loves to oppress.” –Hosea 12:7 Like ancient Israel in Hosea’s day, the modern church has become enamored with and enslaved by her surrounding culture. So much so that the church looks, thinks, and acts more like the world she was called to reach than the…

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Life in Our World

Choose Life!

This post is taken from a message I preached at Bob Jones University's chapel on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. To listen to the audio of the message, click here. This past Sunday marked the 44th anniversary of a monumental decision handed down by the Supreme Court on January 22, 1973 in a case known as…

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The Peace Ship

Almost every Christmas program at some point makes mention of the appearance of angelic hosts to humble shepherds keeping watch over their flock. And the message they brought is universally known – “Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace, goodwill toward men!” “Peace on earth!” – an amazing Christmas greeting… But an…

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Bold Orthodoxy

There is a growing divide in the minds of many evangelical believers between their private faith and the exclusive claims made by historical biblical orthodoxy.  This divide, however popular it might appear in terms of political correctness, is deadly to the future health and vibrant life of the church. Orthodoxy was never intended merely to…

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Six Words to Remember in the Voting Booth

Perhaps never in our lifetimes has such an election season been more of a quandary and a stress to American Christians. How do we navigate such turbulent waters? How do we interact with the unsaved world in such a hostile political season? How do we proclaim Christ in a country that seems to have lost…

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