The ABCs of Faith: How Good Theology Leads to Spiritual Maturity

This semester on campus, CSF is studying how what we think about God ties in with our actions, attitudes and experiences.  In an effort to be creative, I titled the series "The ABCs of Faith."  A is for actions/attitudes.  B is for Belief.  Finally, there is "Experience" such as prayer and worship, which I shifted … Continue reading The ABCs of Faith: How Good Theology Leads to Spiritual Maturity

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Why I Don’t Give a Straight Answer to Every Question

"Yeah, but Dave, what do you believe is the right answer?" One evening during our recent Spring Break trip I was sitting at dinner with two member of our team.   The student who asked this question is Heather.  Heather has been a member of CSF for over three years.  In that time I have … Continue reading Why I Don’t Give a Straight Answer to Every Question

Kings, Presidents and God (On Campus at PSU Berks)

Last night on campus we talked about God and government, politics and presidential elections. This semester at CSF our theme for Bible study is the story of scripture.  My hope is that the students will understand the grand, over-arching narrative of the Bible.  Back in early September we began with creation and fall.  Then we … Continue reading Kings, Presidents and God (On Campus at PSU Berks)

An Evening Filled with Questions about God

Last evening on campus CSF had a "Spiritual Discussion Forum."  It is a place where students can come and present questions about anything related to faith, religion, Christianity and Jesus.  We had about 15 students attend, all of whom would identify as Christians of one variety or another: Catholic, Pentecostal, Presbyterian, etc. My hope would … Continue reading An Evening Filled with Questions about God