The Biblical and Psychological Significance of Joy

The United Nations has published a report indexing the happiness levels of 155 countries in the world. This year the place to live is Norway. Denmark came in second, followed by Iceland, Switzerland, and Finland. was registered as the happiest country on the planet; Zimbabwe came in dead last. Just slightly above the average was the … Continue reading The Biblical and Psychological Significance of Joy

Love Jesus, Hate Religion?

Perhaps you’ve seen the bumper stickers or tee-shirts: “It’s not a religion, it’s a relationship.” You may have seen the viral YouTube video of Jefferson Bethke, a 20-something year old member of the Mars Hill Church in St. Auburn, Washington, in which he, in poetic fashion, explains why he hates religion but loves Jesus. I … Continue reading Love Jesus, Hate Religion?