Category: Faith

Culture Faith Theology

Is Christmas a Pagan Holiday?

To most Christians, Christmas is a sacred religious holiday. But in modern times it’s become more of a cultural and commercial phenomenon. The Christmas we celebrate in the West today—opening gifts, decorating trees, singing carols, putting up stockings, roasting chestnuts, Santa, and all the rest—has often been criticized by the Christian community for becoming too […]

R. L. Solberg 
Faith Theology

When I Tell You…

A few months back I came across a great poem online that really resonated with me. It’s called “When I Say I Am A Christian” and was written by Carol Wimmer in 1988.  Wimmer had begun to sense an increasing resentment in American culture toward Christians who had adopted a distorted attitude of self-righteousness about their […]

R. L. Solberg 
Apologetics Faith Theology

Oh, Henry.

I recently had a very interesting conversation with an old friend. He and I got into a robust discourse on the Christian faith; debating its historical roots, it’s modern-day abuses, and it’s truth claims. It occurred to me that others like myself who are interested in apologetics might find our discussion engaging and thought-provoking, so […]

R. L. Solberg 
Apologetics Culture Faith Philosophy Theology

A Piece of Life

The following exchange happened between an unidentified questioner, and an Indian yogi and mystic called Jaggi Vasudev, who is more commonly known as Sadhguru. The questioner asks, “We have light and dark, we have hot and cold, do we have also good and bad?” Sadhguru answers, “Good and bad is not in terms of your […]

R. L. Solberg 
Faith Recovery

How Not To Be A Gorilla

This is a recovery lesson that focuses on confessing the dark secrets of our past out loud to another person. What could be more fun than that?  Actually, it’s not as scary as it sounds when we approach it within the context of the 5th step of recovery. And this step is almost always accompanied […]

R. L. Solberg 
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