Alisa Childers was a member of the Christian teen pop group ZOEgirl in the early 2000s. The trio’s first breakaway hit spoke about shouting their faith in God from mountaintops, and every concert they held included an altar call to the young teens in attendance.
The Proclaimers famously sang that they would walk five hundred miles, and possibly five hundred more, just for the accolade of being “the man who walked a thousand miles to fall down at your door.” But would they walk 13,910 miles? Late last year, a
Ancient Roman coins were frequently produced with an image of a god or the current Caesar. This currency was forbidden as trade in the Jewish temple precisely because it presented Caesar as a quasi-deity. The Jews served the one, true God, they claimed, and would
The question of assurance (of one’s salvation) is one of eternal import. It is also one that carries with it practical, temporal consequences. Assurance, or lack thereof, can lead to great joy or anxiety in the Christian’s life. Any pastor will tell you that one