The Christian worldview

The Christian worldview has implications for every area of life. Christ is the Lord of all and his truth must guide how we approach every field. Below is an outline of what the Christian worldview implies for several areas of life and knowledge. It was drawn from a video series by Summit Ministries, a Christian … Continue reading The Christian worldview

Making sense of the world

We are confronted with various ills in the world today. Terrorists murder hapless individuals in Afghanistan and Nigeria. A young British soldier is mercilessly butchered in his own country. A man kills his own mother for ritual purposes. These are the ones that make headlines. But what about the less publicized but equally true occurrences? … Continue reading Making sense of the world

Scriptural Principles on the Nature of Human Government

There are two tendencies when it comes to discussing the nature and purpose of government in society. Some view the government as an encroachment on the natural liberties of the people. According to this view, human government is inherently oppressive. The less of it we have in society the better. On the other hand, we … Continue reading Scriptural Principles on the Nature of Human Government

The Christian Worldview of Business

Christ is king of all creation.  He rules over the universe as Mediator. As the great  Dutch theologian Abraham Kuyper declared in his inaugural lecture, “There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who is Sovereign over all, does not cry: 'Mine!' ". As his followers … Continue reading The Christian Worldview of Business

Elements of a Christian Worldview

What is involved in a Christian worldview? What truths or principles must one hold in trying to develop a Christian outlook on life. Below is a sketch of essential ideas and beliefs which must guide our thinking if we hope to be faithful to our calling as 'the light of the world' (Matthew 5:14). I … Continue reading Elements of a Christian Worldview