When C.S. Lewis Goes Astray: How to Resolve the Tension

Many of us admire C.S. Lewis for his unusual ability to clearly, intelligently, and winsomely explain and defend various Christian doctrines.  Think merely of…Mere Christianity.  I am happy to be numbered among Lewis’s admirers.  Nevertheless, the more I have pondered Lewis, the more I have become convinced that he is sub-biblical in some of his … Continue reading When C.S. Lewis Goes Astray: How to Resolve the Tension

The Easiest Way to Memorize the Bible: What I Learned from Dr. John Mitchell

Today I'm excited to share with you a piece that I wrote a number of years ago about memorizing the Bible.  This little article has probably been read by more people than anything else I've written in my life.  I hope that it will increase your desire and confidence to keep hiding God's Word in … Continue reading The Easiest Way to Memorize the Bible: What I Learned from Dr. John Mitchell

Is the New Testament Historically Reliable? A Book Review

Christians have always had to deal with skeptics, but the frequency of public attacks against the Bible’s reliability seem to have increased in recent years (think only of the audacious claims of the Jesus Seminar, Dan Brown’s The DaVinci Code, and Bart Ehrman’s unrelenting stream of skeptical books).  In fact, a couple years ago, I … Continue reading Is the New Testament Historically Reliable? A Book Review

Actually Praying

A temptation many of us face is to not pray when we pray.  We say prayers before meals, with our children before bed, before we teach Sunday school classes, and when we stand during worship services.  And if your life is anything like mine, you are the designated pray-er for family functions.  But we are … Continue reading Actually Praying

First Post at Kindle Afresh

Perhaps you’re like me.  Before I read a book, I want to know something about the author.  Before I listen to a sermon, I’m aided by learning a bit about the preacher’s background.  If I plan to spend a whole semester languishing in a classroom, I hope the teacher will tell me something about himself … Continue reading First Post at Kindle Afresh