How to Change the World

How to Change the World

I am often troubled by the things I see in our culture and churches. This past week seemed especially troubling. It began with a conversation with a friend about my denomination and continued with my witnessing displays of moral decadence in entertainment and public...
Why Go to College?

Why Go to College?

Going to college requires a great deal of sacrifice in time, work, and finances. Is it worth it? I believe a college education is a good investment for anyone who has the aptitude and commitment. Here’s why: Career Preparation. This reason for a college degree...
Is God Calling You?

Is God Calling You?

General Call God has a general will for everyone. For example, God desires that people come to faith in Jesus Christ. He desires that we all love our neighbor, do not commit adultery, seek first the Kingdom of God, etc. These things are found in the Bible. In this...

Prayer and God’s Sovereignty, Part 4

In previous parts of God’s Sovereignty and Prayer, I have argued that God does not change his mind on some things (e.g., his promises), but that he does change his intended actions based on the prayers and response of people. If this is true, then it raises the issue...

Prayer and God’s Sovereignty, Part 3

In Part 2 of Prayer and God’s Sovereignty, we examined some Bible passages that provided strong support for the belief that prayer can change the mind of God. We now turn to some passages that suggest that God does not change his mind -what he intends to do he will...