Faith Editor Ellen Huff The Christmas season is upon us. This is a season to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ and participate in the advent ceremonies. Following the true reason for the season, there is another character who gets quite a bit of attention this time of year as well—Santa Clause. It is only … Continue reading The forgotten story of St. Nicholas
Faith Editor Ellen Huff With Christmas being just around the corner, many people are more curious about the birth and life of Jesus Christ. At this time of year, you might find yourself around the dinner table with family discussing unique topics regarding your faith. With the growing interest in ideas such as New Age … Continue reading Why is the physical Jesus was necessary?
Assistant Faith Editor Audrey Branham Charlotte “Lottie” Moon was born on Dec 12th, 1840 and is the namesake of the International Mission Board’s Southern Baptists’ international missions offering. She was a single missionary to China, who wrote a massive number of letters encouraging American churches to send and support international missions. Each Christmas, the IMB’s ‘Lottie Moon … Continue reading Christmas Offerings
Abigail Clayton Contributing Faith Writer Why do Christians celebrate Advent? For those who have not grown up in the church, or maybe even for those who did, advent may be something that you have done or heard about but do not really understand why it is tradition. What exactly is the purpose of advent? These … Continue reading Why Do Advent?
Audrey Branham Assistant Faith Editor Music is an integral part of our lives. As students, the music we listen to helps us study, relax, exercise, and worship. And while music generally has a positive impression on our mind and soul, there are times when both the power and danger of music are clearly shown. If … Continue reading Music and the Soul
Ellen Huff Faith Editor Christianity no longer appears as an appealing ideology to be affiliated with in our day. Dr. Tawa Anderson, associate professor of philosophy, led the most recent philosophy forum on November 11 focused on the beauty and goodness often overshadowed in the Christian faith by the negative light as a result of … Continue reading Philosophy forum -The good and the beautiful: Why we should want Christianity to be true?
Abigail Clayton What is forgiveness? There are most likely people, Christians and non-Christians alike, who do not think very deeply about this matter. This is what I believe to be quite serious. To understand what forgiveness is, it is important to define what forgiveness is from a secular point of view as well as a … Continue reading What is Forgiveness?
Abigail Clayton Contributing Writer What really is love? What does it mean to love other people from acquaintances to friends to family members? To find out the truth about love, the love that our hearts cry out for, we must turn to the Bible. The love that the Bible commands from us calls to the deepest … Continue reading What Love Really Is
Audrey Branham Assistant Faith Editor In the world of academia and knowledge, it seems that there isn’t always an overwhelming population of evangelical Christians. Some say the reason is that academics are too smart for religion, too advanced for tradition. The field of scientific academia projects the narrative that they can prove the primary existence … Continue reading Evangelism Series: Sharing with a Western Postmodernist Academic
Ellen Huff Faith Editor As unfortunate as it is, we live in a postmodern world of relativity with a desire to follow the ever-changing winds of emotions. Postmodernists believe in a world where truth is not necessarily knowable but can be experienced in a plethora of capacities. The lack of a particular standard of truth results in a … Continue reading The Neglect of Art in the Contemporary Christian Church