Denison Forum on Truth and Culture Resource Library

Featured Sermon
The Tyranny Of The Urgent

The Dallas Morning News recently carried a story on the growth of the Christmas lights installation profession in our city.  This business has quadrupled in six years, with costs ranging from $100 to $7,500 per home.  Why do people now pay to put Christmas lights on their homes?  The number one reason: it saves them time.  We understand the appeal, ... more

Published: 12/31/2000  |  By: Jim Denison  |  Scripture: Mk 1: 35-39
Topic: Purpose  |  Series: None  |  Occasion: New Year's

Featured Devotional
A prayer for the new year

Jesus made us.  He knows exactly what purpose will give our lives meaning and significance.  He made that purpose clear in his famous Great Commission: "Go and make disciples of all nations."  A disciple is a follower, a learner.  We exist to follow Jesus, and to help others follow Jesus.  This is the business of the church, and of the ... more

Published: 01/05/2001  |  By: Jim Denison  |  Scripture: Jn 10: 10
Topic: Purpose  |  Series: Living On Purpose  |  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
How to Meet Jesus

You can know God personally. The Creator of the universe made you and wants an intimate relationship with you. The way to know the Father is through his Son: "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me" (John 14:6). How can you meet Jesus for yourself? Who is Jesus? ... more

Published: 01/17/2012  |  By: Jim Denison  |  Scripture: None:
Topic: Grow in Your Faith  |  Series: None  |  Occasion: None

Featured Bible Study
A Culture in History

Israel in history "Israel" means "one who wrestles with God."  It was the name given to Jacob by God in Genesis 32.  But the history of the nation begins with Abraham (ca. 2000 B.C.) and God's promise: "I will make you into a great nation and I will bless you; I will make your name great, and you will be ... more

Published: 01/08/2009  |  By: Jim Denison  |  Scripture: Neh 1: 1-2
Topic: Spiritual awakening  |  Series: A Culture in Crisis: America and Nehemiah  |  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