Category Archives: Postmodern

Ministry from modern to postmodern times

Let’s embrace the challenge of seeking a better understanding of the shift to postmodernity and addressing it as a communication challenge for the gospel. Continue reading

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What do most students entering university believe?

The tension is not about belief in a Creator but whether or not it is safe to believe in one absolute God — especially if one’s beliefs discredit the beliefs of others. Continue reading

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Postmodern conversion

Humble, loving, truth-telling Christians in communities of mutual affection and honor provided the needed plausibility context for effective witness for Christ. “Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other” (Romans 12:10, NLT). Continue reading

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Science-Creation Debate

I think we need more transparency about what science can and cannot prove. This will require honesty from both sides of the debate. Continue reading

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Eight truths for all people

  We are all sinners who receive the penalty of death (Romans 3:10, 23; 5:12). God has demonstrated His love for all (John 3:16;Romans 5:8). God desires salvation for all (I Timothy 2:3-4;II Peter 3:9). God has made provision for salvation for … Continue reading

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The dignity and worth of human beings

Viktor Frankl endured three years of anguish in the Auschwitz concentration camp. After his rescue, he became a professor of Psychiatry and Neurology in the University of Vienna. Frankl recounted his horrific experiences and some lessons to be learned in his book, … Continue reading

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They still want to know what it means

Postmodern concern for plurality, diversity and tolerance have not led to a more stable and secure society. Instead, the postmodern era exchanged one misguided mood for another. Postmodernity was fueled by a shift from the human optimism of modernity (based on scientific certainty and technological progress), to a pessimistic mood of skepticism and uncertainty. Continue reading

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