Does God Change His Mind?

When God saw what they did, how they turned from their evil ways, God changed his mind about the calamity that he had said he would bring upon them; and he did not do it.  (Jonah 3:10) We human beings change our minds from time to time. Sometimes, that is a very good thing.  Over…

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Jesus and Religion

There have been a number of studies about why young people are leaving the church or just staying away from church.  As it turns out, Jesus is very attractive to many of them.  Religion, well, not so much. For example, there’s a YouTube video making its rounds on Facebook called, “Why I Hate Religion but…

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What Does It Mean to Be a Christian?

I have baptized you with water; but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.  (Mark 1:8) Jesus makes a remarkable claim on our lives.  He wants us to completely identify with him.  In other words, if someone asks you who you are, he wants you to say first and most fundamentally, “I am a…

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