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
Audrey Branham “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age”. The Great Commission is a … Continue reading “The Christian Mindset in a Secular World”
Ellie Huff Faith Editor Augustine of Hippo notably said, “The thought of you stirs him so deeply he cannot be content unless he praises you, because you made us for yourself and our hearts find no peace until they rest in you”. For those who have not yet experienced the redemption of the soul through Christ, life can … Continue reading How we should live by way of Augustine’s Confessions
Abigail Clayton Contributing Faith writer Growing up in America, specifically in the Bible belt, most of us have heard of the term, discipleship. As Christians, some may think the act of discipleship is pretty obvious. However, we just might choose to put discipleship way down in terms of importance on our list of “Baptist sacraments”. I cannot help … Continue reading The Art of Discipleship