“Christmas can be celebrated in the school room with pine trees, tinsel and reindeers, but there must be no mention of the man whose birthday is being celebrated. One wonders how a teacher would answer if a student asked why it was called Christmas.” – Ronald Reagan “How many observe Christ’s birthday! How few, his […]
The doctrine of the virgin birth claims Jesus was conceived in Mary without the involvement of a human father. Muslims believe this to be true. According to Newsweek, 79% of all Americans believe Christ was born of a virgin, without a human father. John Calvin declared that Jesus, “was pleased to be conceived miraculously in […]
A December 24, 2009 Gallup poll says 78% of Americans identify with some form of Christian religion, 68% of Americans are members of a place of worship and 57% of Americans say that religion has the answers to today’s problems. A December 2009 Rasmussen poll says that 66% of Americans celebrate Christmas as a religious […]
A 2008 Gallup poll says that 81% of Americans identify with some version of the Christian faith. A 2008 Fox News poll reveals 77% of Americans prefer saying "Merry Christmas" as opposed to something with less meaning. A 2008 Rasmussen poll says 82% believe Jesus Christ was the Son of God sent to earth to […]
Does it really matter if Jesus lived a life void of sin? The Barna Research Group conducted a survey of U.S. adults and found that 42% believe that Jesus sinned, while 40% believe that he led a sinless life. And, only 65% of Christians believe Jesus was without sin. Jewish law insisted our forefathers were to […]
The doctrine of the virgin birth claims that Jesus was conceived in Mary without the involvement of a human father. Muslims believe this to be true. According to Newsweek, 79% of all Americans believe Christ was born of a virgin, without a human father. John Calvin declared that Jesus, “was pleased to be conceived miraculously […]
Mike Pettengill: New Blog Post: "Last Minute Christmas Gift" A great missions book for your last minute Christmas shopping. https://t.co/0SbW63IvKn
Mike Pettengill: Other religions focus on a pilgrimage we have to take to serve God. Christianity is about a pilgrimage God took to serve us.
Mike Pettengill: “God will only give you what you would have asked for if you knew everything he knows” - Tim Keller
Mike Pettengill: The core of grace is not that we obtain salvation & didn’t earn it. The core of grace is that we obtain salvation & earned the opposite.