Denison Forum on Truth and Culture Resource Library

Featured Sermon
What Happened to Thanksgiving?

How will Black Friday affect Thanksgiving?  Retailers are opening not at midnight on Thanksgiving Day, but earlier in the day.  Some at 9 p.m., others even earlier.  Shoppers will barely have time to eat their turkey before heading to the stores.  Employees won't have time for their families at all.  What are we teaching our children? Here's the question that ... more

Published: 11/18/2012  |  By: Jim Denison  |  Scripture: Lk 17: 11-19
Topic: Thanksgiving, gratitude  |  Series: None  |  Occasion: Thanksgiving

Featured Devotional
Thanksgiving help

If Janet wasn't in charge of Thanksgiving preparations, there would be none at our house this morning.  And so today's newspaper was written for people like me.  Articles list supermarkets where a complete Thanksgiving meal can be purchased today, and restaurants where one can be eaten tomorrow.  Last-minute cooking tips include the microwave, my favorite kitchen appliance.  I can't help ... more

Published: 11/27/2002  |  By: Jim Denison  |  Scripture: 0:
Topic: Thanksgiving, gratitude  |  Series: None  |  Occasion: Thanksgiving

Featured Article
How To Change Our Culture

(ABP) -- Do American Christians make a difference in our culture? A recent Pew Research Center report suggests that we want to.   The Center's findings indicate that "religiously active Americans are more trusting of others, are more optimistic about their impact on their community, think more highly of their community, are more involved in more organizations of all kinds, ... more

Published: 09/12/2012  |  By: Jim Denison  |  Scripture: None:
Topic: Morality  |  Series: Faithlines  |  Occasion: None

Featured Essay
Respected to Irrelevant to Dangerous: Does Religion Poison Everything?

This is a summary of a booklet written by Dr. Denison.  Please see the attached PDF for the complete report.   "I expect to die in bed, my successor will die in prison and his successor will die a martyr in the public square.  His successor will pick up the shards of a ruined society and slowly help rebuild civilization, ... more

Published: 03/04/2014  |  By: Jim Denison  |  Scripture: None:
Topic: Religion  |  Series: None  |  Occasion: None

Featured Bible Study
God's Provisions

Thesis: The will of God never leads where his grace cannot sustain. Goal: Follow God into his future for you, trusting his provision.   I have read that a buzzard can be trapped in a pen which is open at the top, so long as its dimensions are no more than six to eight feet long.  The bird always begins ... more

Published: 11/23/2003  |  By: Jim Denison  |  Scripture: Jsh 18: 1-21:45
Topic: Joshua  |  Series: Conquering Through Courage and Faith: The life and legacy of Joshua  |  Occasion: None

Featured Conference and Event
Gospel Movements and Servant Leaders: Changing the Culture for the Kingdom

This is a summary of a presentation Dr. Jim Denison made on January 23, 2014. For the complete transcript, please see the PDF version.   Religious trends in the Western world are not encouraging.  According to the latest American Religious Identification Survey (ARIS), the number of Americans who describe themselves as "Christian" has dropped from 86% to 76% since 1990.  At ... more

Published: 01/23/2014  |  By: Jim Denison  |  Scripture: None:
Topic: culture  |  Series: None  |  Occasion: None