Posts Tagged: freedom

It’s Okay to Not be Okay

Okay to not be okay

It’s okay to not be okay. But it’s not okay to stay there. I walked into Christian churches, concerts, and events for years with the goal of performing. As a pastor’s son, I thought I had an image to uphold, so I acted like I had my life together. I believed in performance-based acceptance. As… Read more »

Interview: How Does Christianity Fulfill our Deepest Aspirations?

  Original post by Sean McDowell here. Used with permission.   How Does Christianity Fulfill our Deepest Aspiration? Author Interview.   My friend and Biola colleague Greg Ganssle has written a fascinating new book called Our Deepest Desires: How the Christian Story Fulfills Human Aspirations. Professor Ganssle takes a unique approach to the apologetic task. Essentially, his goal… Read more »

Set Free by Faith

From our staff: “At a conference we met a missionary to Wales who shared this incredible story of how our ministry is making a difference in unlikely ways: “A prostitute in Wales had been given a copy of Josh’s book, More Than a Carpenter. She read it, was convicted of her life-choices and gave her… Read more »

Freedom Through Obedience: A Lesson from Star Wars

  [Original post by Sean McDowell found here.] Personal autonomy has become the reigning virtue of our day. If it feels true to you, then it must be true for you. As SCOTUS Justice Anthony Kennedy famously said, “At the heart of liberty is the right to define one’s own concept of existence, of meaning, of the universe,… Read more »

You never know where a book you give might travel

You never know where a book you give might travel -- or who it might impact with the message of Jesus Christ. Every summer, thousands of people from North Africa and the Middle East cross the Mediterranean Sea by ferry to vacation in Europe. When it’s time to return home, they wait in long ferry... Read more »

Where Did Evil Come From?

77 FAQs

Evil had to come from somewhere, right? But from where? We know that God is perfectly good and holy, and that there is no evil in him. There is the capacity for evil in us, however, as God created humanity with the freedom of choice. Evil comes from an abuse of good power called free… Read more »