Posts with the category “truthcurrents”
Show Me the Bigotry
March 1st, 2024
Have you ever been right about something that you really wanted to be wrong about? Well Justice Samuel Alito of the U.S. Supreme Court knows exactly how that feels. He was right, but he didn’t want to...
Called up for the Subjective Service
February 23rd, 2024
Sometimes it just feels like the end of the world when I can’t get my favorite chicken sandwich on a Sunday. At least, that’s what lawmakers in New York think because they want Chik-fil-a to have to o...
Persecution of Christians in 2023
February 16th, 2024
In almost any restaurant in America, Christians can pray or give thanks before their meal without any concern about retribution. They can do that because their religious liberty rights are protected b...
Is God with Texas on Immigration?
February 9th, 2024
In this election year, voters in two separate polls, have identified immigration as the top issue they want politicians to deal with. Welcoming people across our border while disregarding our laws is ...
Out with the Old, In with the New
February 2nd, 2024
A few weeks ago right before Christmas, the current Pope announced a new doctrinal position for the Roman Catholic Church. He is now allowing Priests to bless same-gender marriages. And the church tel...
America’s Biggest Problem
January 26th, 2024
Presidential election season has begun and it is full speed ahead. Lots of debates about the issues that voters are concerned about. But the greatest threat to America is untrustworthy and incompetent...
Somebody Somewhere is Lying
January 19th, 2024
The big words today are disinformation and misinformation, the idea that what you think is not correct and somebody is going to tell you what you really need to know. Maybe it’s big tech, maybe it’s t...
Who’s educating your kids?
January 12th, 2024
Christmas break has come and gone and your kids are going off to school. So, let’s talk today about education. And let’s talk about the relationship between the government and your family and how we t...
New Year, Old Charge
January 5th, 2024
Welcome back to TruthCurrents. There’s a lot of subjects that we need to cover in days ahead, but I want to start the new year with a reminder of what TruthCurrents is and why we do it. ......
On the Wrong Side of Eternity
December 1st, 2023
Have you heard about the most dangerous thing to happen in Washington D.C. in recent weeks? According to the mainstream media some creature from the swamp has crawled out and seized control of power i...
The Hope of Last Days
November 17th, 2023
Is the war in Israel a sign of the End Times? What is a biblical perspective on the Last Days? How does the teaching of the return of Jesus affect our understanding of who God is? This week Pastor Mic...
November 10th, 2023
Is hell a real place? Is hell a big party? Does it even matter? This week Pastor Michael has the second of three discussions with Emilio Lartigue in a joint episode with the podcast “Truth Matters.”.....
Once Upon a Specific Point in Time
November 3rd, 2023
Does it matter if the opening chapters of the Bible are historical? Can we agree to disagree on the issues raised in the book of Genesis? What are the consequences individually and as a culture if we ...
Stalking the Clear Conscience
October 27th, 2023
“How dare you?” Have you heard that? It’s the question that is usually asked by someone who is outraged about whatever the latest taboo topic is that is not acceptable for enlightened conversation. Le...
“Gay gene” Infects Growing Numbers?
October 20th, 2023
Well, it turns out that the LGBTQ agenda is a lie. It’s based on a falsehood that homosexuals and transgendered people were born this way. Well, now we know better.Jane Coaston, “More Visible L.G.B.T....
Israel is at War
October 13th, 2023
Israel is in a state war. Let me say that again: Israel is in a state of war. The U.S. is involved in the Ukraine. We’re about to be involved in the Middle East. With our attention on the two front in...
The Boys are Still in Town
October 6th, 2023
I overheard in a coffee shop the other day two men who are obviously Christians sharing their Bibles and talking about things. One of the men said to the other, “What difference does it make if Americ...
Progress: The Opium of the People
September 29th, 2023
Whatever happened to the American experiment: the idea of an independent, self-sustaining, self-governing nation where you could have liberty and justice for all? That idea has almost disappeared from...
Clicking our Way Through Church
September 22nd, 2023
Paul Tournier, an influential psychologist, left us with this quote that I find fascinating. He said, “The human condition requires that there are two things in life that we cannot do alone. One is to...
Signs of the Last Days
September 15th, 2023
Are we approaching the last days of human history before the final return of Jesus Christ to the earth? The apostle Paul mentions that in approaching those final events that there will be across the e...
Making Sense of the Nonsense
September 8th, 2023
The most common question that I get for TruthCurrents comes from conservatives in general, but Christians in particular. They say, “How did we actually get here? How did we come to be in the place whe...
Climate Change: Is the end near?
August 25th, 2023
A recent survey by the organization for Economic Cooperation and Development surveyed citizens in the more developed nations around the world, what we call the “First World,” and their question was ab...
Progress Or Persecution?
August 18th, 2023
How should we expect persecution of Christians to begin in America? There won’t be stake burinings or beheadings, at least not in the beginning. The initial stage of persecution will almost certainly ...
The Tyranny of the Agent
August 11th, 2023
In 1787 the deliberations of the constitutional convention were debating about what the new nation would look like. Would we have a king? Would there be some other system? Because the deliberations we...
“Is my aborted baby in heaven?”
August 4th, 2023
We’re several months down the road from the Dobbs decision, the Supreme Court decision that reversed the 1973 decision Roe vs. Wade, a decision which has produced approximately 60 million abortions in...
American Culture: Anchored or Aimless?
July 28th, 2023
One of the most common questions I get these days is, “How in the world did we get here?” What they mean is, how did our culture come to believe such patently absurd and even insane ideas about truth ...
Time to swap your Pastor for AI?
July 21st, 2023
Can a chat bot study, prepare, and present a good, Biblical sermon? We’ve been talking about artificial intelligence for a couple of weeks and I want to spend one more episode exploring the implicatio...
Is AI 2000 years too late?
July 14th, 2023
Recently a number of Tech executives like Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla, and Steve Wozniak, one of the cofounders of Apple, joined together to author and sign an open letter suggesting that technolo...
Should we fear AI?
July 7th, 2023
While social issues dominate our attention and fill the headlines, one of the things that goes less noticed in our culture is the rapid development of technology. As Christians we need to ask question...
Is America reversing course?
June 30th, 2023
Today is the last day of June, which means the end of another year’s pride month. Finally, this exhausting display of nonsense can be put behind us as we move forward and give our attention to somethi...
2023 Report on Southern Baptists
June 23rd, 2023
Southern Baptists met last week in New Orleans, LA for the 2023 annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. Maybe you’ve seen something in the media, read something, or heard something about it...
June 9th, 2023
At one point being a June bride was something to aspire to. Young people would set their sights on the first full month of the summer to start their lives together. But today June has taken on a new t...
Public Enemy #1: Truth
May 26th, 2023
In the last decade we’ve seen a dramatic change in the dominant worldview in American cultural life. As a result of that change, we’ve seen increased attacks on Christians as people who are intolerant...
The Future of American Religion
May 19th, 2023
We can become so preoccupied these days in the battle that is moving our culture toward a kind of woke, secular humanism that we sometimes forget to stop and consider what’s happening on the religion ...
What is a man?
May 12th, 2023
In a day when so many are asking the question, “what is a woman?” an equally important question is, “what is a man?” What does it take to be a man as God intended? Is all masculinity toxic? Listen in ...
Are humans that special?
April 28th, 2023
Is death inevitable? Are people meant to live forever on this earth? Can we achieve our own immortality? What does the Bible say about this? Listen in as Pastor Michael discusses this and more on Trut...
Turning Our Gaze Inward
April 21st, 2023
Christians spend a lot of time talking about the culture wars and identifying bad or wrong ideas outside of the church. But what about inside the church? How should Christians respond to false teachin...
“That’s just your interpretation.”
April 14th, 2023
How do you respond when someone says, “well, that’s just your interpretation,” after you share biblical truth with them? Are you prepared to defend your interpretation? Listen in as Pastor Michael dis...
Does the Bible allow hate?
April 7th, 2023
With the moral revolution accelerating, how should Christians feel about what we see in our culture? Is it ok for Christians to experience hate? Is it biblical for Christians to hate something, anythi...
Processing the Nashville School Shooting
March 31st, 2023
We mourn this week in the wake of another school shooting, this time in Nashville, TN. Our hearts are broken not only for the families who have lost dear ones, but also for the moral depravity reveale...
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