Kerux Christou, aka Herb's Blurbs

Kerux Christou is a phrase from New Testament Greek meaning “herald of Christ,” i.e., a preacher.

Down the Path on The Way of Discipleship

When you are a kid in a Sunday school class, there are certain things you learn.  Maybe you once sat on a little kid chair in a dingy church basement and stared at a flannelgraph. I did.  I can still almost smell the mold and bask in the warm, moist asbestos-laden environment.  One of the […]

It’s Unscientific to be Atheistic

Are science and religion enemies?  Many scientists obviously believe so.  Richard Dawkins, one of the famed “new atheists” views belief in God as a delusion (that’s right – you aren’t just wrong or old-fashioned to believe in God, you are deluded!).  It makes no more sense to believe in God than it does to believe […]

Why Are Our Youth and Young Adults in a Mental Health Crisis?

In a recent article posted at the Institute for Family Studies, Jean Twenge, a psychology professor form San Diego State University, outlines an extremely troubling crisis: the mental health of our youth and young adults. Despite skepticism from many researchers, Twenge demonstrates convincingly (citing scores of studies) the skyrocketing rates of several mental health concerns.  […]

Have a plan to Read the Bible in 2019?

Robert Murray M’Cheyne was a brilliant young Scottish pastor who died in 1843 at the age of 29.  One of the legacies of this remarkable servant of God was a Bible reading plan.  I’ve used a great many Bible reading plans over the course of my life, including a version of my own, but I […]

Eyewitness Testimony of the Resurrection

One of the most important forms of testimony we have is that of an eyewitness.  If someone comes forward and says, “I saw Smith kill Jones!,” that stands as powerful testimony.  This is especially so if our witness is known to be generally trustworthy and careful about what he asserts, if his testimony is corroborated […]