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Media Missionaries where Christianity and Culture collide. Providing honest reporting and analysis on the intersection of contemporary issues and theology, based on a Biblical Christian Worldview. We report regularly on a broad range of contemporary topics in the areas of ethics, false theology, family, technology, megatrends, politics, freedoms, law, church, and eschatology. Our podcast and website (BCWorldview.org) are intended to strengthen the systematic theology of Biblical Christian un ...
 
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There is much talk these days around the subject of socialism vs. capitalism, both as an indication of who we are as a nation, and where Christians should stand on the subject, as voting members of our republic. The US is the most giving country, per capita, of any nation in the world (Statista). I submit that we are able to offer that care because…
 
The book of Matthew in the Bible refers to the “Kingdom of Heaven” 32 times in the English Standard Version (ESV). Further, the phrase “Kingdom of God” can be found 69 times from the book of Matthew through the book of 2 Thessalonians. Finally, just the word “kingdom” can be found in both the Old and New Testaments 339 times. For those who see trut…
 
When the name “George Soros” appears in the media it typically brings with it a discussion on progressive agendas, the funding of the Democratic party, and the injection of liberal District Attorneys in major cities throughout America. Often insight into the broader goals of his efforts remain largely ignored. This article is intended to shed some …
 
In 2021 a group of business leaders got together to form the 1792 Exchange, something I guarantee you have never heard of, yet. They have published a list of 1000 (and growing) companies in America, ranking them by how likely they are to deny individuals and small businesses who promote conservative and Christian agendas, from using their products …
 
From a historical perspective, not only the persecution, but the preservation of the Jewish people demonstrates the miraculous as one tries to grapple with the question of why. Consider their contemporaries in the Old Testament. How many Edomites, Ephrathites, Midianites, Ammonites, Moabites, Sabeans, Cushites, Jebusites Amalekites, Canaanites, Hit…
 
This is a true contemporary story of how the Bible can be twisted by man to comply with his own sinful agenda. Repeated down through the ages, outliers of good Biblical Christian theology can and have reinterpreted Scripture to support destructive human behavior. Examples include the Crusades, slavery, and a host of other atrocities, all in the nam…
 
Hypocrisy – The Problem As Christians, we desire to offer the Good News of Jesus Christ to seekers in order to provide a higher authority and strength for life’s challenges. Often adults come to a personal relationship with Christ during a time of personal stress. The comfort we offer emanates from the active participation of the Holy Spirit in the…
 
Some years ago there was a seminal article written on a relatively obscure blog site that offered a list of mostly secular cognitive studies on the subject of whether the existence of God was based on nature (existed at birth) or nurture (exposure during life) and further if children were naturally religious or being indoctrinated by those in autho…
 
Israel's Greatest Impact When asked what held the greatest impact during the week, our response was both surprising and easy to answer. It was not any of the religious sites one would expect. They were certainly interesting, and shed light on familiar verses as they came off the pages of the Bible. However, many of the specific locations were specu…
 
A wise and respectful anti-Christian reader with whom I have communicated many times offered a challenge on the subject of mankind’s “fear of the Lord”. When he started quoting Scripture, it caused me to step back and reconsider my rather glib and poorly thought-out responses to his earlier statements on the matter. He used the following verses tha…
 
Christian theology uses the term “Complementarianism” to encapsulate a Biblical worldview of marriage. Conclusion Just because we don’t live in a “perfect” world does not mean we should throw the Biblical baby out with the bath water. God’s word makes it clear that the husband is the responsible party in a godly marriage. However, this should NEVER…
 
f you google the question of relative intelligence between the religious and non-religious, the results are interesting. Most of the top links confirm that religious people are less intelligent than atheists, and then proceed to explain why. Conclusion Like so many other principles in our Biblical Christian worldview, we need to remember that belie…
 
Christians are called to “love thy neighbor”. Often that is interpreted, both inside and outside the church, as “let’s all get along and accept each other just as we are”. The Bible says we are called to live at peace with everyone (Rom. 12:18) and to honor and follow our elected officials (Rom. 13:1). Unbelievers wonder, why can’t evangelicals do …
 
Romans 10:9 That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. The importance of this topic, Salvation, cannot be overstated. It is an absolutely critical dogma of the Christian faith. It has to do with eternity in Heaven or Hell, among many other things. There are n…
 
There is a theology I just discovered that tries to offer a cogent Biblical Christian justification for Abortion. It begins with the view that God is omniscient (all knowing), which is true. Therefore, God knows who will abort their baby before bringing it to term. Consequently, under this view, God can choose not put a soul in that “group of cells…
 
On May 23, 2022, the independent Guidepost Solutions report detailing known sexual abuse within the denomination was published. I am very saddened by the impact a handful of men, some with self- protection in mind and some with the best of intentions, had on deeply damaging one of the last and largest Evangelical institutions in the world. This, by…
 
My honest answer to the title of this post is that I have no idea if Biblical Christians are making a difference on Social Media. From a personal perspective, I have received both an unusually higher level of encouragement from my limited blogging (I have been on somewhat of a hiatus in the last month) as well as an increase in the number of new Ch…
 
Many, over the last few months, have made understandable comments challenging the Bible as God’s primary authoritative source for communication with mankind. The latest came from a reader who stated…. “The Bible is not an authoritative source from God”, and other than... we should love one another, “the rest is just bunk… Nowhere in the bible does …
 
The longest-running show in television history, NBC’s “Meet the Press”, begins the new year with a bipartisan, fair and balanced, yet revealing special report on the negative aspects of Social Media in America today. Below, without editorial comment until the end, is a list of summary statistics and insider quotes from that broadcast. A Biblical Ch…
 
The subject of Christian Nationalism (What is Christian Nationalism and is it Biblical) has surfaced in some of my recent articles, on its own and as a stepping stone toward the belief we are headed toward a Christian Theocracy (Christofascist Dominionist Theocracy). More interesting than my words have been the comments from others on Medium. Readi…
 
A reader asked me today if the words “In God We Trust” were still being printed on American currency. Of course, the reason for the question has more to do with our increasing aversion to anything Christian being mixed into the general population. Imagine if the phrase was originally coined, “In Jesus We Trust”.…
 
What many Americans seem to miss is that the more we spread money around in an attempt to fix the inequities of society in the near term, the more anemic we become as a nation. There is a loss of incentive and an increase in apathy. More and more recipients of the social welfare state become dependent upon fewer and fewer "donors" and everyone lose…
 
I responded recently to an article written by a very well-meaning author on the subject of Christian presence at Abortion Clinics. His premise was that we should be caring for women in their neighborhoods and, in the event of their pro-choice decision to abort, we should be offering support rather than pre or post advice. In my view, the media is a…
 
What is the interrelationship between Maslow’s “Hierarchy of Needs” and a Biblical Christian worldview? It is all a matter of perspective and priority in today’s American culture. The Main Thing Truly our most pressing need is not even on Maslow’s “Hierarchy of Needs” list. God places a vacuum in the heart of mankind. We may try to fill that emptin…
 
Over the last few months I have received a few comments related to the importance of the Apostles’ Creed as the foundation for our Biblical Christian worldview. Some readers went so far as to say that they do not “stray too far” from the Apostle’s Creed in establishing their systematic theology. Below, I would like to weigh in on that approach to o…
 
Many people believe that the Bible is a wonderful book of wisdom for life’s challenges. Further, most Christians accept much, if not all, the theology presented in Scripture. However, often one hears… “THE BIBLE MIGHT BE A SOURCE FOR THE CORRECTION AND TEACHING OF RIGHTEOUSNESS, BUT IT NEVER CLAIMS PERFECTION, ESPECIALLY IN THE AREAS OF SCIENCE AND…
 
I was looking out my bedroom window about 20 years ago watching my 6 year old daughter being evangelized by a neighborhood girl of similar age. As I watched, my daughter bowed her head and prayed what we were told later was the 'Sinners Prayer". I was elated, not only because she was "saved", but that God had allowed me to witness the moment of her…
 
There is a constant flow of media rhetoric on gun violence in America. It happens every time a mass shooting occurs, which sadly elicits more mass shootings. The reality is that gun violence is not accurately represented in media reporting. Every day over 300 Americans are shot and 124 die in gun related assaults, many of which are gang related. Th…
 
There was a conference conducted in October of this year, which offered candid and public insights from both John Piper and John MacArthur on the direction of moral decay in this country and how we need to prepare for coming persecution based on a Biblical Christian worldview. These are respected Christian preachers and theologians of our time. The…
 
There is an interesting paradox happening all around us, between the extremes in our culture, which is sadly ironic. On certain overarching concepts, secularists, atheists, and humanists are all in agreement with the most avid Christians. From a Biblical Christian worldview perspective, that emerging reality could suggest we are approaching the end…
 
Sunday, Disney made a startling staffing change. After only eleven months on the job, their CEO, Bob Chapek, was summarily fired by the board and temporarily replaced by Bob Iger, the former CEO as they search for a replacement. Why would Disney do such a drastic, unannounced and disruptive thing? Would it have anything to do with the failure of th…
 
My View on the Pledge of Allegiance When I salute the flag and recite the Pledge of Allegiance, I am not saluting the government. I am saluting those who truly sacrificed for our freedom. I am saluting those who go above the call of duty to protect us (police, first responders, the military). I am saluting rural America which still largely holds to…
 
This past week I had a lengthy conversation with a Biblical Christian couple who have been missionaries in India for many years. Toward the end of our discussion, I asked them why they are so fearful and secretive about sharing their faith. Their response shocked me but, sadly, did not surprise me. The sad reality is that the deterioration of Ameri…
 
Reviewing the data, it quickly becomes apparent that what people think they believe (a Biblical Christian Worldview) is not what they are actually willing to accept when pressed. What is perhaps most shocking, if one is willing to accept the data, is that among those who attend evangelical churches, 81% claim to have a Biblical Christian worldview,…
 
Earlier this month I wrote a brief article breaking down the words “Christian” and “Nationalism”, attempting to more clearly define what the concept SHOULD mean, based on its individual components. My point was more to demonstrate how concepts get twisted in this present age of divisiveness. As readers responded, it forced me to more clearly think …
 
This is a topic of some controversy in the Christian world. It speaks to one who, at first, seems to be outwardly following the tenants of the Christian faith for a period of time. However, at some point, they begin to drift into unrepentant sin, actively deconstruct their faith, or, find some of their once-accepted Biblical Christian theology beco…
 
I received a great question from a reader using a number of Scripture verses to make the point that God is not omniscient. The suggestion was that God makes decisions and adjustments as events continue to unfold. Of course, this theological view holds great concern for those who believe the Bible is inerrant and has plotted the history of mankind f…
 
In September of 2022, Lifeway Research published its biennial poll on the state of Christian theological beliefs in America. It contained some very interesting and somewhat conflicting results. For detailed findings the following links are provided: Historical Overview 2022-2014 Article, “Americans’ Theological Beliefs Changed to Suit Post-Pandemic…
 
As of the most recent mid-term elections, we now have approximately 37 states which allow the legal use of medical marijuana, and 21 states that have legalized its recreational use. Additional states have decriminalized, but not completely legalized its sale and use. As a Christian, desiring to conform to the will of God, what should our response b…
 
Christian Salvation in Less Than 150 Words I have written over 300 articles and responded to nearly 4,000 comments over the last two years on BCWorldview and Medium.com. There is much I could say about the experience, however my reason for investing the time has been, and continues to be, to use it as a frail way of sharing the Good News of Jesus C…
 
I wish I could remember the first time I heard these words, “Inoculated with Dead Christianity” so I could give credit to the one who offered a profound concept, that has been in existence since Biblical times, but is now surfacing more publicly in America. Further, as our culture continues to move away from a Biblical Christian worldview, we need …
 
How many movies, books, and especially TV series are predicated on the fact that “something is out there”, beyond what we can see and experience in the natural world? What is it about the supernatural that is so intriguing that Hollywood is able to make so much money under this genre? Finally, and most significantly, why do nearly all these plotlin…
 
There is a lot of chatter about the subject of Christian Nationalism, most of it derogatory. It represents another example of a long and growing list of what was once considered good, that is now considered bad. So, what is Christian Nationalism, and is it Biblical? In the end, how blessed would this country be if we returned to many of the moral v…
 
I received a comment from a reader whom I highly respect. He referenced an article from Tim Keller on the subject of Hell and the reality that Jesus talked more about that place of literal torment than He did about Heaven. The point of the comment and the article itself was the danger of using Hell as an evangelistic tool to draw the lost to repent…
 
God gives Christians the opportunity to share their faith if we would just remain open to the opportunities all around us. So many times, we are resistant to open the door of our beliefs for fear that controversial issues like abortion or homosexuality will surface and destroy a friendship, a fledgling relationship, or perhaps brand us as “one of t…
 
I have received many comments from readers who strongly express the view that church and state need to be kept separate. Of course, what they are really saying is that Christians should not be meddling in politics by voicing their opinions publicly. If the Christians would just silence their views on topics such as abiding by laws already on the bo…
 
The book of Job, in the Old Testament, is interesting because it exposes the reader to a rare view of the supernatural realm, by offering detailed conversations between God and Satan. Since the Bible is an instruction manual for life, these discussions are unknown to Job, yet have significant consequences on his life and those of his family. For us…
 
There are so many who wish to group people under the banner of "Christian". The word, which once was considered a positive sign of high moral standards, has fallen in many circles to the defining of a shrinking band of legalistic, nationalistic, subversives. As with so many terms these days, the extremes are used to label or tarnish the entire grou…
 
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