“A mind is a terrible thing to waste”. I know that you’ve probably heard that slogan, but have you ever considered that the “Christian’s” mind is a terrible thing to waste? Many people believe that Christianity is not a “thinking religion”. Well, I believe just the opposite. I believe that it is the duty of a Christian to learn to think, think Biblically that is. As a matter of fact Romans 12:2 says, “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind.” As we learn to use our minds and think biblically we will be “transformed”. When we set our minds on the Bible, will begin to think and act more like Christ, which is the goal! If the Christian doesn’t learn to think biblically then they are missing out on what God intends for their life. As a matter of fact Dr. Al Mohler states it this way, “A failure of Christian thinking is a failure of discipleship, for we are called to love God with our minds. We cannot follow Christ faithfully without first thinking as Christians.”
Last week’s channel article was about being connected to God by developing a Biblical Worldview, and the importance of having a Worldview that is shaped by the Bible. There are many things that can help with this, the most important is to be in the Word. The Bible is the primary thing that God uses to connect us to Him, so this is the first place you should begin. My goal is to provide as many things that might aid in helping you create a Biblical Worldview. One of these avenues is to have a conference in the fall centered around thinking Biblically. I am very excited about the potential for this conference. For the conference we have one guest secured, and that is the above quoted Dr. Albert Mohler. Dr. Mohler will be with us at South Tulsa Baptist Church on Wednesday, October 21. I am still in the process of securing other speakers that will deal with this topic of thinking Biblically. This is a conference and topic that you will not want to miss! I would encourage you to begin to listen to “The Briefing”, which is a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview by Dr. Mohler. A link can be found on our website or go to AlbertMohler.com. His heart and goal through his ministry is to get Christian’s to think intelligibly about the issues that we are facing today and respond to them in a Christlike manner. I hope that you will put this conference date on your calendar and plan to come. It will be something that I believe will help us all in our walk with Christ.
As I said last week, Worldview matters! If we are to look like and act like our Savior and God than we must connect to Him through His word, so that He will transform us into His image. The goal of all of this is that He might gain the attention and glory that He deserves!