We hear and read a good bit about the “Evangelical Right” today, especially in the area of politics. However, what may be little known to the average person, is that the doctrine of Premillennialism reigns in Evangelical theology.
For the past 100 years Premillennialism has gained a wide acceptance in the Protestant world in general and evangelicals specifically. Some trace the growing belief to the publishing of Scofield Reference Bible in 1909. Continue reading
Filed under Church, Jesus
Many years ago I received a call from a sister where I preached who wanted to talk to me about a problem she was experiencing.
She was an attractive lady in her 30’s. Her husband owned a successful business. They had two lovely teenage daughters. They lived in a fashionable part of town in a beautiful home. They wore stylist clothes. Drove luxury cars.
As I drove to her home, I wondered what could possibly be her problem? Continue reading
What causes depression?
Over the past few years I’ve probably read 25 books dealing with depression and emotional issues and have several more that I use for reference. So, I can tell you the causes for depression are many and varied depending on the person. While a person may suffer a chemical imbalance or a biological malfunction, conservative authors who write and counsel from a Bible-based value system believe that depression is most often caused by other factors. Continue reading