Prominent Christian blogger Archbishop Cranmer criticized the church for "rejoicing in both, eulogizing both, solemnizing both, glorifying both, honoring both" and questioned this "sensitively missional" approach, saying that exalting Muhammad in churches suggests that Muhammad is greater than Jesus.
Moore has denied the allegations and posited that his accusers "don't want to hear about God" and "don't want to hear about the Constitution of the United States and its foundational principles in God."
The Bible offers us real hope in the midst of these perilous times. Where can we find that hope, and what do we need to build to experience it in our lives?
Much of the Bible is straightforward and clear, but when you consider all 66 books, it is a big, challenging library of material. What are some principles that can help us understand and correctly interpret the Bible—the message God has recorded for us?
Researchers who study the psychology and neuroscience of religion are helping to explain why such beliefs are so enduring. They’re finding that religion may, in fact, be a byproduct of the way our brains work, growing from cognitive tendencies to seek order from chaos, to anthropomorphize our environment and to believe the world around us was created for our use.
What matters to you matters to God! You probably think that’s true when it comes to the big stuff like death, disease, sin, and disaster. But what about the smaller things?
We cannot live a life of faith, boldness, and conviction if our image of God is terrifying. Not if our heart competes with the head knowledge we’ve gained about our loving Father.