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Tools to engage people of other faiths with the truth, goodness and beauty of the Gospel of Jesus Christ
Our New Reality
In 2016 in the United States, we can no longer assume the Christian faith is the default religion of our culture. For many of us it makes us sad, alienated, even fearful. We have three ways we can respond to this new reality:
- ignore it and cloister ourselves from the culture,
- rage against it and fight it with force and vitriol, or
- engage our culture with the Gospel in the same spirit and methods of ministry we see modeled by Jesus when He spoke with the woman at the well and by Paul when he shared his faith with the great debaters on Mars Hill.
Our Best Response (more…)
SAT. JAN 9, 2016, GREENVILLE, SC: I live in the Upstate: the westernmost point of the slice of the pie that is South Carolina. And, on this particular weekend, I sit in the epicenter of all things Clemson football. On Monday the Clemson Tigers, undefeated and ranked #1 in the nation, play the University of Alabama Crimson Tide for the National Championship of college football. Currently, the Upstate is drunk with football, regaling each other with the exploits of Clemson’s favored sons (like Deshawn Watson, Wayne Gallman, and Jayron Kearse), and the possibility its hometown team will complete a perfect season by defeating the most reviled team in all of sports coached by the most resented of coaches: Nick Saban. I sit here alone wearing a crimson trimmed hoodie clashing with an army of orange shirts, hats, and tiger paw car flags. (more…)
Link to talk on Marriage and Romance
What should the attitude be for Christians as it pertains to the romantic and sexual dimensions of our marriages. This talk explores this very important topic in a current cultural context.
Steve Whigham gave this talk on October 19, 2015 at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Travelers Rest, South Carolina.
To see the video, click on the picture above or copy this URL into your browser: https://youtu.be/8A9YrYQlJGs
Click here to see video on my talk on Divorce.
Divorce has become the new normal for Western societies. In this video Steve Whigham discusses the cultural trends that are creating rising divorce rates and how we, as Christians, can better deal with these realities.
Many churches are ill-equipped to deal with couple considering divorce and are equally ill-equipped to help those suffering from divorce. This discussion gives us some things to contemplate in oder to help with this growing problem.
Steve Whigham gave this talk at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Travelers Rest, SC on October 11, 2015. Click on the picture above or type in this address into your browser to see the video: https://youtu.be/cuZhaAdib1g
Week 4: Marriage and Sanctification
How can we improve the quality of our relationships? Here is a brief look into the Christian doctrine of Sanctification and how it can inform our marriages.
This talk was given by Steve Whigham on October 4, 2015 at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. You can find out more about Redeemer at http://redeemerpres.church