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The Gospel Is the Only Stable Source of Identity and Value

Whether you find your identity and value in living up to an objective, external standard or through having your subjective, personal standard affirmed, the Gospel offers a better way.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | November 24, 2017

False Beliefs Lead to Sexual Sin

Why is sexual sin often justified by Christians today? Because Christians have false beliefs shaped by society’s values rather than the Bible’s.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | November 22, 2017

The Solution for Shame

The solution for shame in today’s culture is to celebrate sin in an attempt to take away its sting. But there’s no real solution for sin apart from God’s grace.

Blog Post | Theology | Melinda Penner | October 12, 2017

Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant

Nabeel Qureshi went to Heaven today. He was a Christian apologist, a convert from Islam.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | September 16, 2017

Believing Biblical Doctrines Requires Humility, Not Arrogance

It isn’t arrogant for Christians to believe Jesus is the only way of salvation and other biblical doctrines. In fact, it requires humility.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | September 14, 2017

Truth, Love, and the Nashville Statement

The Nashville Statement on the biblical vision of sex and sexuality was released last week, and many people have objected, calling it unloving.

Blog Post | Theology | Melinda Penner | September 5, 2017

Intrinsic Human Value Is the Same for All and Can Never Be Lost

Because we're created in God's image, nothing can negate our intrinsic value, not even sin. But lately, our culture has been saying otherwise.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | August 25, 2017

Reasoning with Someone Who Doesn’t Want to Reason

Talking about Jesus and Christianity isn’t always about reasoning because people don’t always have rational reasons for the things they believe.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | August 23, 2017

Racism Is Antithetical to Christianity

We Christians must commit every day to living in a way that honors Jesus, showing respect for every person and speaking clearly what the Bible teaches about human value and dignity.

Blog Post | Theology | Melinda Penner | August 18, 2017

Counsel for Loving Same-Sex-Attracted Christians

Bekah Mason provides some helpful counsel for how Christians can love and support other Christians who experience same-sex attraction.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | July 26, 2017