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Preaching is overrated

There’s an interesting post and discussion over at ThinkChristian.com about preaching: Doing Away With Preaching. He quotes another article wherein the author says: “Preaching as it is practised in modern churches is extra-biblical, a poor form of communication, and creates dependency.” Here’s the comment I posted: I don’t think the…

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Imagination Study – Art and the Bible

Today we talked about art and the Bible. The following are verses we discussed: Visual Art Ex. 25:31-33 (representinng real objects) Ex. 28:33 (creating pomegranates that are not the normal color) 2 Chr. 3:6 (art for beauty – see KJV) 2 Chr. 3:16-17 (free standing columns that serve no useful…

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Truth in Science Fiction

I often seek theological insights in reading science fiction, because this is a genre eminently suited to explorations of the nature of the Creator and creation. I’m never surprised when I discover that one of my favourite science fiction writers is Christian, because to think about worlds in other galaxies,…