I developed my worldview through my parents’ beliefs, my pastor’s doctrine, and my courses’ books. I believe in the resurrection and salvation through grace alone. By trusting that a perfect God sacrificed his Son to give me salvation, I can share the gift with others. My worldview is blatantly obvious when teaching others through church-organized events, but it is also evidenced in everyday life. Doing something as simple as giving Christmas gifts with a scripture to teachers when the average student would do nothing is one subtle way my worldview pours into common actions. CS Lewis stated, “I believe in Christianity as I believe that the s...
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...ely by the media and their peers, most abandon their Biblical worldviews for the easier and socially accepted theories.
In such a culture, I have struggled to hold on to my Christian worldview. Throughout this course, I will apply my worldview by writing for Christ, not myself. By writing with purpose and to the audience of a corrupted world, I hope to influence others with my words, both now and in the future. Supplemented by skills learned in this class, my worldview will penetrate my ideas and enable me to share my Biblical outlook with others. In the words of Erin Brown Conroy, “The purpose of life, the centrality of the cross, the over-arching message of the Salvation Story and its influence in history, a kingdom mentality – all must be sharply focused, clearly understood, and able to be articulated.” (Research, Critical Thinking, and the Christian Worldview)
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