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Christian Living

The Third Column

The future of thoughtful Christianity does not belong to best-selling authors or popular speakers. Rather, it will be determined by people like you—committed disciples in the local church with warm hearts and sharp minds demonstrating that Christianity is worth thinking about.

Why the Blood?

Though many object to the idea of penal substitutionary atonement, here’s how we know Jesus’ blood cleanses from all sin, fully satisfies the divine demand for justice, and rescues us from the Father’s wrath to come.

“Society Says” Relativism

For some, ethics is nothing more than a social contract to ensure survival. Compliance is the highest good and breaking ranks the greatest evil, regardless of the issue. This may make sense on television, but it doesn’t work in the real world.

Naturalism: Bumping into Reality

Naturalism can’t make sense of the reality we encounter every day, so when talking to naturalists, keep an eye out for these three significant ways they will “bump” into reality.