There is philosophy, the realm of ideas and then there is life in the real world. Probably the hardest part of Christianity, the gospel and the Bible is translating those teachings into the real world. A few short years ago a young man, me, went from all out junkie, serious, near death junkie, to all … More A Junkie Shares about Addiction, Jesus, and the Salvation Army
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?
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 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
One of the respected methods by which truth claims may be verified is by expert testimony. Expert testimony is offered in court cases to assist in the search for truth. In the same way, expert testimony from respected individuals in human history may offer voracity to the truth claims of the Christian faith. True faith, … More Expert Testimony: The Existence of God, the Problem of Evil, and the Facts on the Bible
Mighty Men, Men of Valor, Men of Honor, Men of Renown I have a dream, you see. I have a dream of a different thing. I have a dream of a new thing. I’m a believer you see. I’m a believer in the Spirit of men. I’m a believer in the realm of men. I’m … More Mighty Men, Men of Valor, Men of Honor, Men of Renown
Does man need God in Western Civilization: Young People are Hungry for the Truth! Malcom Muggeridge said, ” “It would be difficult for anyone looking around the world today to resist the conclusion that something has gone very badly indeed with what we continue to call “Western Civilization.” This awareness tends to be distorted and … More Does man need God in Western Civilization: Young People are Hungry for the Truth!