Author Archives: craigolson001

About craigolson001

Follower of Jesus Christ. Devoted husband. Avid student of the Bible. Former missionary to northern Japan for eight years. Retired. Author of The Lukewarm Church. Pickleball enthusiast. Biker, golfer. Member of Bethel Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Wheaton, IL.

Love Grown Cold

The Death of Romance Some time ago a young lady from North Korea made her escape from that tyrannical regime. I recently watched her on Youtube talking about the oppressive conditions under which she was raised. The most intriguing thing … Continue reading

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What to Trust – The Bible or Science?

Are Science and Faith Really Incompatible? In 2002 the Council for Secular Humanism produced a manifesto that declared, in part, “”We deplore supernatural terms to explain the universe.”1 They maintained that the realms of science and faith are mutually exclusive … Continue reading

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Millennials – A Lost Generation

The Greatest Generation Tom Brokaw, host of NBC Nightly News for many years, wrote a book extolling the virtues of the generation of Americans who survived the Great Depression and went on to fight in World War II. The Book, … Continue reading

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Genuine Faith

 The Importance of Sound Theology 2 Timothy 2:15 says, “Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.” Believers interpret the Bible in … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Too Comfortable

As I write this, Hurricane Harvey has just dumped more rainfall on Houston, Texas than any other storm in history – over 52″. That represents over a trillion gallons of water — enough to supply Niagra Falls for eleven days. … Continue reading

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Worship That Pleases God

Recently we learned that the pastor of the church we used to attend was forced to resign over a personal indiscretion. The church hired this man years ago despite concerns that his preaching was very weak. In fact, several people … Continue reading

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