As we move forward in this new year and begin discussions on practical theology we must start with the foundational question: What is truth? Truth is the foundation of our living. It impacts our thoughts, decisions, and our relationships. Among believers and non-believers alike there is a search for truth. Our world views are what determine how we search for the truth and how we determine truth. Here are six ways we all determine the validity of truth. Continue reading “6 Ways We Determine Truth”
How doe we proclaim truth to a culture that denies absolute truth?
The book I am most excited to read this year is “Culture” by A.W. Tozer. In the first chapter Tozer discuss the struggle between the sacred and the secular. We live in a divided world. We live as divided people. We live as divided individuals. But does it have to be this way? Continue reading “The Sacred and Secular”
I recently watched a documentary on Netflix called Minimalism. It’s about this movement led by two guys, Joshua Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus. What I gathered from the documentary and their website was impactful. Minimalism is about adding value to your life and finding freedom from less. This idea, this lifestyle screams Gospel (good news) to the believer.
Theology is everywhere, especially in what we watch, and one of my favorite shows “Lost” is no exception. Biblical parallels and symbols can be found all over this show and one character in particular highlights our lives as believers rather well.