…Pessimistic About The Possibility Of Moral Progress (Packer)

In the first chapter of his book, Keep in Step with the Spirit, J. I. Packer explained five different emphases people have put on the work of the Holy Spirit in the Christian life. All five ways have foundations in Scripture, but often they become one-sided because they fail to incorporate or discuss other aspects… Continue reading …Pessimistic About The Possibility Of Moral Progress (Packer)

The Happy Christian – A Review

I try to be a positive Christian with a positive outlook on life.  Generally speaking, I look on the bright side and press on in the Christian life with hopefulness because Christ is on the throne.  But sometimes I fall into a rut of gloom, cynicism, and I think the cup is “half empty,” so… Continue reading The Happy Christian – A Review

Fighting Cynicism

 Cynicism is one of those sinister attitudes that is prevalent in American culture and life.  Popular songs talk about being jaded, a cynical slant drives some sitcoms and comedy routines, and political talk shows take on the tenor of pessimism, negativity, and sarcasm - which draw millions of listeners who in turn learn cynicism from the… Continue reading Fighting Cynicism