Creation Ex Nihilo: Worldview Implications (Samples)

 From time to time I run into people who believe that God is part of the world, or the world is part of God.  This is pantheism – something movies like Avatar and religions like Eastern mysticism teach.  Others believe that God and matter are co-eternal (Mormons, Greek mythology, etc.) or that good and evil… Continue reading Creation Ex Nihilo: Worldview Implications (Samples)

Deism is not Christianity

This is a great section of Pascal's Pensees.  Here he explains that deism is not Christianity (a point that most Americans don't understand - specifically in the political realm).  I'll also quote Peter Kreeft's commentary on Pascal's statement. "And...they [unbelievers/skeptics] take occasion to blaspheme against the Christian religion, because they know so little about it.  They imagine… Continue reading Deism is not Christianity

The Creator/Creature Distinction, Missions, and Church Planting

 Most Christians probably haven't thought how the biblical distinction between the Creator (the triune God) and creation (the universe and everything in it) has a lot to do with missions, evangelism, and even church planting.  Read this section in Chris Wright's The Mission of God, where he shows how a the Creator/creature distinction has much… Continue reading The Creator/Creature Distinction, Missions, and Church Planting