Posts with the tag “christian-worldview”
Gender Study Follow Up
November 10th, 2021
On Wednesday, October 27th, CCO had the third of our BASICS Series. The topic was Gender. After the first two sessions established the theological and philosophical foundation for the series, it was t...
Everything Runs Down
July 10th, 2018
While Evangelical Progressives applaud recent cultural changes, those of the Conservative branch are concerned as traditional values are thrown over in favor of the Moral Revolution. What they need to...
July 10th, 2018
A rash of school shootings has people scratching their heads wondering why. Many locate the problem primarily in America’s love of guns. Each new campus tragedy becomes a rallying point in the call fo...
An Affirmation of Dignity
February 28th, 2018
The world is again in the grip of yet another realization its ways are bankrupt. The sexual revolution of the 60’s has born more bitter fruit in the ever-growing sexual harassment scandals rocking one...
WATCH: California Legalizes Physician–Assisted Suicide
October 17th, 2017
The State of California recently passed into law what is known as “Physician-assisted suicide.” That is, doctors will no longer be charged with a crime for assisting those who want to end their lives ...
January 26th, 2017
44 years ago, on Jan. 22, 1973, the US Supreme Court rendered the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion on demand in all 50 States. The companion case to Roe was Doe v. Bolton, which made abortion ...
Old Earth & Young Earth Resources
February 12th, 2016
We have an ongoing debate in Christianity over how and when God created the earth and, especially, mankind. There are both “Old Earth” and “Young Earth” Christians – who love Jesus and believe the Bib...
God Does Not Need
February 6th, 2016
I listen to podcasts. It’s a great way to maximize my time while doing other things like driving, working out, and chores around the house.While on a run recently, I was listening to the TED Talks pod...
Reaping the Whirlwind
October 2nd, 2015
It’s Friday, October 2, 2015. There was another school shooting yesterday. Again it’s on a college campus. Seems like a lot of these tragedies play out at our schools. But, you know how it is; sometim...
A Hypothetical Conversation
March 27th, 2013
With all the talk today about same-sex marriage, I thought the following might be helpful.Here’s a hypothetical conversation I’d have with someone who doesn’t understand why Evangelical Christians don...
Why We’re Sending a Petition to the BSA
February 14th, 2013
What follows explains why Calvary Oxnard will be asking it’s members to sign a petition to the Boy Scouts of America on Sunday, Feb. 17, asking them not to alter their policy regarding allowing the ga...
Lesson from a Lonely Prophet
November 28th, 2012
Then they [the leaders of Jerusalem] said, “Come & let us devise plans against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come an...
And Now It Comes...
July 7th, 2012
Over the past few months at Calvary Chapel Oxnard where I am a pastor, we’ve been looking at Revival in the Bible and history. We spent the month of June in our mid-week service praying for revival. W...