Author Archives: David
This weekend I attended a Christian conference with the subject being “The Word of the Cross”. I had an awesome time. The conference was sponsored by a number of Southern California campus ministries, including USC Christian Students.
In an earlier post I laid out some thoughts about the need for a fresh, spiritual seeing of the crucified Christ. Our prayers were answered with the presentation of the following clear words which convey the four-fold significance of the cross of Christ: Read the rest of this entry
In a few days I will be participating in a Christian conference on the topic of “The Word of the Cross”. The title is directly taken from 1 Corinthians 1:18:
For the word of the cross is to those who are perishing foolishness, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.
My parents strictly prohibited my siblings and I from celebrating Halloween based on their understanding of the Bible and the pagan roots of Halloween. While my parents’ position was largely due to scriptural factors, it was also part cultural — as first generation immigrants from Taiwan, they could scarcely understand the American fascination with this “holiday”. Thus, understandably, they were dismissive of our naive interest in Halloween and their new homeland’s cultural devotion to it. Eventually we learned more about Halloween’s origins and fully endorsed our parents’ position. Today there are plenty of Christian teachers and apologists who can speak persuasively on this subject, like this guy on YouTube. Read the rest of this entry