Justin’s Calling: Are you called to be a Salvation Army Officer?

Justin’s Calling: Are you called to be a Salvation Army Officer? Justin Steckbauer is an employee of the Salvation Army Central Territory. This is Justin’s personal blog. The views on this blog do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of the Salvation Army, it’s employees, or partners.  This blog is not associated with the … More Justin’s Calling: Are you called to be a Salvation Army Officer?

Your Spiritual Before & After Picture

Your Spiritual Before & After Picture We often see pictures of “before” and “after” for weight loss programs.  Yet we Christians are privy to the most powerful and comprehensive transformation known: spiritual rebirth.  I encourage you, sift through your photos.  Find pictures of yourself before and after you encountered Christ.  Upload them to social media, … More Your Spiritual Before & After Picture

The Heart & Mind of Humanity: Reflections on Suffering, Choice, & Jesus Christ

The Heart & Mind of Humanity: Reflections on Suffering, Choice, & Jesus Christ Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the heart. Proverbs 21:2 ESV And I will give them one heart, and a new spirit I will put within them. I will remove the heart of … More The Heart & Mind of Humanity: Reflections on Suffering, Choice, & Jesus Christ

The Spiritual Journey of Bill Wilson & Implications of the Genesis Mindset

“The door opened and he stood there, fresh-skinned and glowing. There was something about his eyes. He was inexplicably different. What had happened? I pushed a drink across the table. He refused it. Disappointed but curious, I wondered what had got into the fellow. He wasn’t himself. “Come, what’s all this about?’’ I queried. He … More The Spiritual Journey of Bill Wilson & Implications of the Genesis Mindset

Expert Testimony: the Demise of Evolution, Complexity in DNA, & the Resurrection of Christ

“If the Bible is not the Word of God and inspired, the whole of Christendom for 1800 years has been under an immense delusion; half the human race has been cheated and deceived, and churches are monuments of folly. If the Bible is the Word of God and inspired, all who refuse to believe it … More Expert Testimony: the Demise of Evolution, Complexity in DNA, & the Resurrection of Christ

Expert Testimony: Intelligent Design, Archaeology, & the Historical Jesus

Expert Testimony: Intelligent Design, Archaeology, & the Historical Jesus “Christianity is…rarely understood by those outside its bounds. In fact, this is probably one of the greatest tasks confronting the apologist–to rescue Christianity from misunderstandings.” –Alister E. McGrath, theologian, historian, and scientist, Andreas Idreos Professorship in Science and Religion at the University of Oxford We’ve recently … More Expert Testimony: Intelligent Design, Archaeology, & the Historical Jesus

Expert Testimony: The Anthropic Principle, Anthropology, and Historicity

Expert Testimony: The Anthropic Principle, Anthropology, and Historicity “The Christian faith does not call for us to put our minds on the shelf, to fly in the face of common sense and history, or to make a leap of faith into the dark. The rational person, fully apprised of the evidence, can confidently believe…” –William … More Expert Testimony: The Anthropic Principle, Anthropology, and Historicity