Jesus Hates Religion

Religion is a filthy dung pile of self-effort in the sight of God’s Holiness because it is mankind’s idolatrous attempt to earn God’s favor through the energy of his rebellious nature & the imagination of his wicked mind. In order to understand why God hates religion, we must come face to face with who Jesus

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The Intent of Lent

It’s that time of year again when multitudes of religious people including devout Roman Catholics, mainline Protestants, nominal Christians, and other well-meaning Evangelicals faithfully observe a season known as ‘Lent.’  The late pastor of the Berean Church in Devner, CO and the long-time president of Berean Bible Fellowship, Win Johnson, wrote the following in a

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The Reason for the Season…

“Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners” (I Timothy 1:15). Christmas, is an entire season of light and joy that stands out from the other holidays in a unique way. This is because “the spirit of Christmas” is the reality that “it is more blessed to give than to receive” (Acts 20:35). Many

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What the Pilgrims Would Say To Us Today

What is the significance of memorials? Is it not to remind us of the brave heroes of the past lest we forget who they were, what they did, and where we have come from as a country? History gives our lives context and teaches hope for the future as we remember the courageous acts of

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Every Life is Beautiful

“My wife and I are considering combining some of our genetic material with the breath of the Almighty” wrote a friend of mine. After some confusion, I realized they were looking to have a baby. Such a peculiar description was initially perplexing. Upon further reflection, his statement packed an enormous amount of wisdom foreign to

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Jesus is Bigger Than ISIS

“What do you get angry about?” the man asked who was frustrated about the current state of affairs in the world. I responded by saying, “Well, I detest apathy, indifference, carnality, and a lack of vision and vitality. These things are really symptoms of a deeper and more foundational heart problem, namely, idolatry.” Then I

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Uncle Sam Is NOT God

The almighty God of the Bible is the Master of nations to whom all governments are accountable and individual citizens must obey above all. This reality is rooted in the holy character and triune nature of this one true God. The Bible teaches that God is the infinite Creator of the universe and all-powerful Governor

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Hallelujah, God’s Grace is Free!

What would you do if someone arrived in town who started selling official documents from church authorities that claimed the purchase thereof could liberate your dead relatives from the fiery torments of hell? History records this was the situation in Europe in the 1500’s. Medieval Christendom was dominated by the Roman Catholic Church & characterized

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The Mystery of Dinosaurs: Biblical Answers to an Enigma of Epic Proportions

Dinosaurs are fascinating creatures because of their immense size and strength but also because their existence and widespread extinction is surrounded by so much mystery.  What science can teach us about these enormous creatures is limited to the empirical data that we are able to gather through observation of their fossilized remains.  While conventional science

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Hell Is For Real: Evangelistic Urgency & the Missionary Mandate

Heaven is indeed for real but so also is hell.  It is also known as the “lake of fire” and is a horrible place that sinners will be banished to on Judgment Day because of their subtle rebellion, outright wickedness, “good-enough” moralism, self-righteous living, or legalistic religion.  It would be nice to think that heaven

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