Category: Living Out Your Faith


Miracles, by Dr. Ken Boa When looking at whether miracles can happen, there are three options: The first option flatly denies even the possibility of miracles. A philosophical assumption is made that miracles cannot and therefore do not take place. Following these assumptions leads to the conclusion that

Legacy Isn’t Just for Later

“Come now, you who say, ‘Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, and spend a year there and engage in business and make a profit.’ Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that

How to Be a Hopeful Realist

Why We Think Hope is Unrealistic  Ironically, we often mistake hope for hopelessness. Look no further than the early stages of the pandemic in 2020. Driving through the spooky stillness of the first lockdown, I came across a marquee boldly declaring, “Hope is not canceled!” All of the

Death at Christmas

Hope in the Face of Darkness Back in 2012, a friend of mine who was a pastor in Hartford, Connecticut, asked me to preach at his church. I was preparing to go on a five-week mission trip to Asia, and this would give his congregation a chance to

Nations: A Biblical Concept

Even as Christians, we find ourselves often thrust into debate concerning concepts like globalism and nationalism. Are nations biblical? How should we think about nationalism, in general, or Christian nationalism, in particular?

Agape Love in English and Greek Bibles

The Five Loves—and the Highest of These Is Agape Love?

This 2-part article by Ken Boa and Michael Stewart explores the nature of agape love. In Part 1, Ken argues for agape as the highest form of love, a divine love that help us to love others well, especially in marriage. In Part 2, Michael considers the nature of language and raises the question of whether we understand agape correctly.

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Pornography Addiction: Is There Hope?

Want to escape a pornography addiction but feel like you’re losing the battle of self-control? There’s hope for new habits, help if you want it, and freedom from addiction. This article explores the underlying reasons for porn’s strong draw and what those reasons teach us about our hopes and pleasures.

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Using Your Time Wisely

If you want to grow in Christlikeness by using your time wisely, monitor your “Word-to-world ratio.” If we are Christ’s disciples, we will want to gradually displace time in the world with time in the Word. In this way, we will be conformed to the image of Christ instead of the image of the world.