12 Ways to Make Your Teaching Anti-Christian

By: Justin Holcomb on Tuesday April 14, 2015

2. Don’t mention God the Father, the Son, or the Holy Spirit. Assume that people already know enough about them or that the Trinity is too confusing to talk about. 3. Make “The Little Engine That Could” the foundation and center of your theology. 4. Remember that God is passive, so you...

What’s “Good” About Good Friday?

By: Justin Holcomb on Friday April 3, 2015

For Christians, Good Friday is a crucial day of the year because it celebrates what we believe to be the most momentous weekend in the history of the world. Ever since Jesus died and was raised, Christians have proclaimed the cross and resurrection of Jesus to be the decisive turning point for all...

Fake It Till You Make It

By: Justin Holcomb on Wednesday April 1, 2015

In some seasons of life, we don’t “feel God.” We question our salvation. We know all the right answers, but our heart isn’t always there. How does a Christian handle times like that? You Have To Fake It Till You Make It You need to turn loving God into a habit. Discipline should be...

Stupid Things People Say to Singles

By: Justin Holcomb on Thursday February 12, 2015

1. There’s sin in your life that God wants you to work through first. Once you work it out, he’ll bring you a spouse. 2. You’re too picky. You should probably lower your standards. You’re only interested in men/women who are above your level. You need to be more realistic about who you...

Why New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work

By: Justin Holcomb on Thursday January 1, 2015

What the heart loves, the will chooses, and the mind justifies. The mind doesn’t direct the will. The mind is actually captive to what the will wants, and the will itself, in turn, is captive to what the heart wants. An article in the New York Times only confirms that the will is weak...

Heresy And A Call For Humility

By: Justin Holcomb on Friday August 15, 2014

There has been a lot of talk about heresy thrown around on the Internet lately. The frequency and volume of the accusations suggest that some Christians may have lost a sense of the gravity of the charge of heresy. The time has come to call for a strong dose of humility, restraint, and a clear and...

And Especially Hope

By: Justin Holcomb on Wednesday June 18, 2014

When it comes down to it, hope is what most of us are desperate for in our lives. We need something to look forward to, something to keep us from despair in the midst of all of the pain and difficulty we experience and see around us. Most of what the world clings to is false hope, because it is...

Are You Prepared to Minister to Those Suffering Domestic Violence?

By: Justin Holcomb on Friday May 23, 2014

Check out this post from Justin Holcomb and join Justin and his wife Lindsey talking about Is It My Fault? on Steve Brown, Etc. Intimate partner violence is pervasive in U.S. society. One in every four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. Nearly three out of four of Americans...