The Gospel is Never Good News to an Unprepared Heart

Sounds like a bit of an internal contradiction, doesn't it? After all, Gospel is by definition Good News, that's what the word means. So why the provocative title? Well, the simplest answer is that I've been doing some pondering while reading a few books. It slows down my reading speed a lot, but I think … Continue reading The Gospel is Never Good News to an Unprepared Heart

A Danger of Preaching a Substandard Gospel

Recently I've been reading some of the critiques unbelievers have about Christianity, and have been struck by a commonality that I have found in many of them. People began to read the Bible, found that the God of the Bible did not square with their beliefs in a loving and good God, and so they … Continue reading A Danger of Preaching a Substandard Gospel

Selling our Birthright for a Soul Patch.

I'm not exactly the most affirming person when it comes to the state of Christianity here in my native Newfoundland.  For some reason, it seems that believers here have either checked their brains at the door of Christianity, or have so radically acclimatized to the more spurious intellectualism that they can no longer be discernible as … Continue reading Selling our Birthright for a Soul Patch.