Thinking Out, Loud

Tom Terry |


Thanks for visiting our website. I’ve been in Christian media since 1983 working in radio, television, and the Internet in Arizona, New Mexico, Florida, Turkey, and Mongolia. Now the Lord has given … Continue reading

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Buddhism & Christianity Are Not Compatible. Here’s Why

While reviewing some information about Buddhism this week I ran across an article advocating for cooperative efforts between Buddhists and Christians. The author of the article, the late Bhikkhu Buddhasdasa, … Continue reading

May 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

How To Recognize A False Religion

If you’ve ever been confronted by a Mormon at your door, or spent time listening to a Buddhist talk about enlightenment, or sat in a church service of progressives, then … Continue reading

May 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

My Journey To An Old Earth

When it comes to the various interpretations of biblical creationism, I was in the “undecided” category for many of my 32 years as a Christian. I don’t know that I … Continue reading

May 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

Binding Satan Without A Rope

Have you ever heard someone pray, “Satan, I bind you?” Or perhaps you may have uttered such a thing yourself? I’ve heard many people use phrases like this in their … Continue reading

May 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Problem With Progressive Christianity

For many years there has been the notion among some people that American Christianity is too concerned with doctrine and theology and less concerned with helping the needy and oppressed … Continue reading

May 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Obama Is A True Reformer, Just Not The Right Kind

I usually don’t do political commentary here, but today I make an exception. I was contemplating what the biblical reformers of the Old Testament did to save and preserve their … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Is What You Believe The Real Deal? Are You Sure?

I stood before a class of university journalism students to talk with them about journalism and truth. A smaller group, about five of them, stood at the front of the … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sometimes Free Speech Means We Should Shut Up

I’ve gotten some pushback from my recent article, The Error Of Confronting Islam, from those concerned with the differences between political free speech and the biblical notion of free speech. … Continue reading

May 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Error Of Confronting Islam

The latest shooting by potential Islamic terrorists at an art event depicting artist’s representations of Mohammad has some Americans flag-waving for freedom of speech and singing God Bless America. What … Continue reading

May 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Healing And The Prosperity Movement

In 2006 an itinerate evangelist held a series of large rallies in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to share the Gospel. At that time, I was Managing Director of Eagle Television in Mongolia. … Continue reading

April 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Answers To 10 Questions About God

In reading one of Hugh Ross’ recent books I came across a list of questions that Ross has encountered about God and man’s existence on earth. These questions are fairly … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Who, What, Or Where Is God?

This question is often asked of author, Hugh Ross, an old-earth creationist and leader of the ministry, Reasons To Believe. Usually, this question is asked ontologically, that is, people want … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Does God See Or Care About My Life?

Really, there are two questions here. 1.) Does God see me? 2.) Does God care about me? The first question is very simple to answer. Not only does God see … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Why Doesn’t God Answer My Questions?

[This is the same answer as question number nine, “How does God communicate to us?”] A friend once asked me why it seemed that the Lord spoke to people he … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

How Can God Be Near And Yet Beyond My Reach?

This is a question about how God manifests himself to his creatures. In one sense, God is like us in that he has created us in his image (Genesis 1:26-28) … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Why Does God Allow Suffering And Death?

[This is the same answer for question eight, “Why do bad things happen to good people?”] Why does God allow suffering and death? This is the age-old question that has … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Why Is Human Life So Short?

You will endure forever. Whoever you are, reading this right now, you need to understand a fundamental truth about your existence. You will endure forever. Everyone dies. That is, everyone … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Why Do Good Things Happen To Bad People?

Let’s phrase this question another way, “Why do good things happen to people who are worse than me?” Isn’t that what we really mean? We sometimes see evil people get … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · 1 Comment
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