Remember the old adage, “Birds of a feather, flock together?” I remember my father, the late Dr. D. James Kennedy, using that adage when someone would say, “If Jesus were here today, He would be going into the bars to preach.” And my dad would say, “Perhaps, but He wouldn’t go there looking for fellowship.” Continue reading
There’s a great need for Christian heroes in our day—especially in the face of political correctness, which seems to infect virtually every aspect of modern life.
Throughout the ages, Christian heroes have often shown great persistence for the Lord.
One of my great heroes is Athanasius, the 4th century saint, who was the champion of the Trinity in the face of a nearly-overwhelming movement denying it. For his views, he was banished five times from the Roman Empire (outwardly Christian at that time). But he never gave up.
Eventually, Athanasius’ views prevailed and are reflected in the version of the Nicene Creed that is still read week after week by hundreds of millions around the world. Continue reading