Why are American Christians so Hateful?

Every time some event occurs in America, whether it be a natural disaster, mass shooting, or any other event where large amounts of people die, some Christians on the right are always claiming it’s God’s wrath on those people. Not only that, but it seems that most American Christians today …

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Ask, Seek, and Knock: Christians are called to Action

Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will  be opened. (Matthew 7:7–8; NKJV) One thing we’ve come across many times …

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American Christians Turning Their Backs on the Great Commission

Over the past few months I can’t help but notice how hateful American Christians can be. The propaganda and hatred we are fed by the far right media and so-called ministers, such as Franklin Graham, Jerry Fallwell Jr., and the like, towards Muslims has grown exponentially along with fear of the …

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God is not a Democrat or Republican!

Having been raised in the South, it was ingrained in us from early on that to vote with God is to vote Republican. This is not some empty poke at southern Republicans but comes from experience as I have heard so many Southerners use this illogical reasoning. In their minds, a …

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Did God Forsake Jesus on the Cross?

One of the most misleading teachings of Calvinism is that Jesus was forsaken by God while on the cross. While not all Protestant Christians believe this, those who do believe that God required sacrificial blood in order to forgive us for our sins. By this teaching, Jesus became a “propitiation” …

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Christianity: More than a Crucifixion

Nearly 2,000 years ago, our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, was tried and put to death by crucifixion on the Friday before Easter, which today we call Good Friday. Unfortunately, many Christians, mostly of the reformed tradition but others as well, focus solely on this event as the whole crux …

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Holding the Faith of Our Lord Jesus Christ with Partiality

My brethen, do not hold the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with partiality. (James 2:1) Showing partiality seems to be a major problem among American Christianity today. I know I’ve been guilty of it in the past, as I sure most (if not all) of …

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Life Throws Curveballs

I’m sure you’ve all seen the State Farm commercial titled “Never“. You know, the one where the guy starts by saying, “I’m never getting married” and the next scene is him buying an engagement ring for his future wife. Then the commercial goes on through a list of different things …

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Does the Tetragrammaton reveal God’s Name?

Some falsely teach people that “God” is a pagan name/title and that we should call our creator names such as  “Yahweh.”, which is the most common name used for God today.  Believing that the tetragrammaton–YHWH–can be sounded out,  and using poor outdated scholarship, has created this idea that is not …

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Christian Zionists and the Episltes of John

Every time I read the Bible I always find some new bit of information that I didn’t see before, or sometimes my circumstances have changed and when I read the same passage it applies differently. I suppose that’s why we are told in Hebrews that “the word of God is …

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