Denison Forum on Truth and Culture Resource Library

Featured Sermon
Can You Change the World?

I am holding my father's slide rule.  When I asked three members of our staff who are under the age of 30 if they knew what it was, they had no idea.  I was born in 1958.  That year, a stamp cost three cents.  Elvis Presley was inducted into the army.  (Many of you are asking who that is.)  The ... more

Published: 02/26/2012  |  By: Jim Denison  |  Scripture: Ac 1: 8
Topic: Spiritual awakening  |  Series: Tough Questions from the Book of Acts  |  Occasion: None

Featured Devotional
How Palestine became Muslim

Remember that the Romans continued to rule Palestine from Byzantium, their capital city (thus the "Byzantine Period) from 324 to 640 A.D.  However, continued battles with Persia and other political enemies severely weakened the Empire's military power.  And so when cavalry swept out of the Arabian desert, motivated by the new faith preached by Muhammad (A.D. 570-632), the Empire could ... more

Published: 08/21/2000  |  By: Jim Denison  |  Scripture: 0:
Topic: Middle East  |  Series: Is the Holy Land still holy?  |  Occasion: None

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 Fights for Israel

Thesis: We must attack the enemy to win spiritual victory. Goal: Identify a ministry initiative to attempt.   The scene is one of the most dramatic locations on earth.  Standing 1150 feet above sea level, the massive rock outcropping is the largest I've ever seen, gray with streaks of metallic brown, flat and imposing.  And towering above it is a ... more

Published: 11/09/2003  |  By: Jim Denison  |  Scripture: Jsh 10: 1-12:24
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