What difference does God make? (Worldview)

The thinking we have about God and who he is is essential.  Knowing God as omnipotent (all powerful), omniscient (all knowing) and omnipresent (present everywhere) is a keystone to the Christian thought.  To a Christian, it is essential to see Jesus Christ as God. He is part of the trinity along with the Holy Spirit.  This theological understanding is an important distinction.  Every aspect of our understanding of God impacts how we percieve every aspect of the universe and human existence. Think of all the things that describe God.  As a human, I am sometimes bewildered by who God is. …

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What’s Real?

Welcome Back to the series on Worldview.   This week I am talking about reality.  But, firt, I must consider, thinking isn’t a subject most people care to discuss or may find interesting. But, as an educator and Christian, I think it needs to be discussed more within the church.  I hope you share my passion. J.P. Moreland writes about the rise of anti-intellectualism within the Church in his book Love Your God WIth All Your Mind.  In it, he builds a strong argument that the church has neglected the discipleship of its believers after every Great Awakening, spurred on…

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Worldview Podcast -2 (Knowledge)

The formation and ongoing adaptation of worldviews, which in Christian words is called transformation is a command for each Christ follower. “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will” (Romans 12:2) This transformation is a complex process, in which people integrate knowledge, experiences, and intuitions into a more-or-less coherent whole. This statement demonstrates or references the first lens of a worldview. The last session I discussed the interrelated nature of these lenses.…

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