A gay war hero from World War II is chemically castrated, leading to his suicide (The Imitation Game). A convent schoolgirl falls pregnant, so the nuns have her child adopted, which breaks her heart (Philomena). Gay activists against social injustice are victimised by straight society, but show generosity to others (Milk, Pride). Journalists … Read moreThree Lies about Christianity and sexuality
Being single may sound trivial to some, but for me (and probably many others) it’s a real storm. We live in an age obsessed with romantic love. Even the hyper-sexualized secular world is still running after wedding bells and the happily ever after. There is something deeply ingrained in our human nature that craves … Read moreWaiting on the Lord in Singleness
Do we have to tell anyone about our secret sins? It may be a secret sin on earth, but it is open scandal in heaven – Lewis Sperry Chafer It is often said that character is what you do when nobody is watching. This means that who you really are is demonstrated in how you … Read moreDo we have to tell anyone about our secret sins?
Great Christian Quotes to Encourage You to Do Something. It is so very easy to become discouraged as we walk through life. One of the easiest ways to do this is when we are doing nothing. When we have no real goals in life we lack direction and this is when we get lost and … Read moreGreat Christian Quotes to Encourage You to Do Something
Why does God choose to heal some people and not others? His Ways When Job began to question God because of his suffering (Job 38-39), God humbled him by His answer (Job 40). The Apostle Paul, although not in the same context as suffering, wrote “Has the potter no right over the clay, to make … Read moreWhy Doesn’t God Heal Everyone?
[nextpage title=”1″ ] Do Christians really still have idols in their life? If so, what are they? Idolatry An idol is anything that gets between us and God, and it is whatever we worship more than God or instead of God. It could be money, family, shopping, sports, fame, education, or just fill in the … Read moreWhat Are Modern Day Idols Christians Can Worship?
No matter where you live in the world you can see poverty. Poverty has been evident for a very long time and even in Jesus’ day He reminded them that “the poor always ye have with you” (John 12:8a). That being said, what else does the Bible say about poverty and the poor? Here are … Read moreEye Opening KJV Bible Verses About Poverty
Tweet Suddenly, there’s a lot of attention about the Book of Enoch. Does it belong in the Bible? Is it genuine? The Book of Enoch Most people say that the Book of Enoch is an ancient Jewish book that was supposedly written by Enoch who was the … Read moreWhat Is The Book Of Enoch? Does It Belong In The Bible?
Tweet Jesus told His own disciples to go and make disciples of all nations, so why don’t you find much on discipleship taught in churches today? The Great Commission For a long time in my walk with Christ, I was living out the “great omission,” which I … Read moreWhy Isn’t Discipleship Taught In Many Churches?
It may come as a bit of a surprise to some people that even if a member of your immediate family carries an organ donor card, or is registered to donate his/her organs on death, you and your family could still refuse to let any organs be removed for donation if he/she were to suddenly … Read moreWhy should families have a say in organ retrieval?
Tweet The Bible speaks of many Godly men who have gone down in history as some of the greatest leaders, judges and kings of all time. We even see many poets, prophets and other prominent men. But when we are speaking of the principal patriarchs in the … Read moreWho Are The Principal Patriarchs in the Bible?
Tweet What happens the next moment after you die? It depends upon whether you are a believer or an unbeliever, and the differences are great. An Appointment with Death Every one of us has an appointment we must keep, even after birth, we’re on our way to … Read moreWhat Happens Right After You Die?
Tweet Why can’t the Jews see that Jesus is clearly the Messiah they have been waiting for? Blinded by Satan The reason all people cannot believe in Jesus, including the Jews, is that until people are quickened by God’s Spirit, they are dead in their sins. In … Read moreWhy Don’t The Jews Believe In Jesus?
Tweet As parents one of the most important and sometimes difficult decisions that we make is what to do about school. My children are well beyond school age and in fact, some of them are raising their own children now. Even so, I wanted to share with … Read moreChristian Study: Why Homeschooling Might Be For You
Years ago, when I was much younger, 22 to be precise, I was involved in the restoration of a historic church building. It had been left derelict for years. To see it returned to its original glory as a place of worship was amazing. After the restoration was completed, I would visit the church on … Read moreHow sweet it is to trust in Jesus
Tweet How can believers fight against racial prejudice and hate groups? The Human Race When the Apostle Paul was witnessing to the Greeks about Christ, he told them that God “made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, … Read moreHow Can Christians Fight Racial Prejudice?
Tweet Does it seem strange that you are persecuted, but many other believers are not? Why are some never persecuted for their faith? Not Surprised When some new believers come to saving faith in Christ, they’re sometimes a bit surprised by being persecuted, but it really shouldn’t … Read moreWhy Some Christians Are Never Persecuted
Tweet Not long ago it was common for churches to offer tapes or CDs of sermons for people to listen to. Later, sermons could be downloaded from church websites. With the invention of social media, live broadcasts of church services are now possible. However, what is being … Read moreWhat Does God Say About Serving Others?
Having trouble getting your mind wrapped around all the blogging jargon? Well with our back to blogging school series, we are here to clear up some of the confusion. Today we pick up from Blogging A to Z Part 1 to cover more essential blog vocabulary every blogger should know. No time to read the full … Read moreBlogging A to Z : Key Terms You Should Know Part 2
Tweet Many people accuse Christians of being homophobic, but is this accurate? Homophobic The word “homophobic” was not even used until 1969 and part of the word, “homo,” originally stood for the genus or human species (homo sapiens), while “phobia,” is basically an obsessive fear of something … Read moreAre Christians Really Homophobic?
“Pause a moment, Job, and listen; consider the wonderful things God does” Job 37:14 (GNT). Sometimes as adults we get spiritual wiggles. We cannot get still and be quiet. But you have to be quiet in order to hear God speak. If you want to hear God’s vision, then you’re going to have to turn … Read moreIf You Want to Hear God, Get Still and Listen
Tweet Were Adam and Eve doomed to hell since they sinned in the Garden or were Adam and Eve saved? The Fall When Adam and Eve were in the Garden, they had the opportunity for eternal life, but when they disobeyed God by taking of the tree … Read moreWere Adam and Eve Saved?
Tweet Most folks know what it means to be a servant. But do you know what it means to be a faithful servant? Let’s see what guidance the Bible can give us regarding at least 8 characteristics of a faithful Christian servant. Colossians 3:12–13 “Put on therefore, … Read more8 Characteristics of a Faithful Christian Servant
Geoffrey Robinson MP wants to bring in an opt-out system for organ donation in England. His Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill is due its second reading (debate stage) on 23 February 2018. It seems he has a lot of support. Yet evidence for the claim that an opt-out system will increase transplants is still lacking … Read morePresumed Consent for Organ Transplantation – What does the Bible say?
“The mission was helping people, the reality, however, felt more along the lines of self-punishment,” said the woman with a season of angst displayed on her face. She had set out to do what God placed in her heart and soul–help people, as many people as she could. Lea wanted to be the voice of … Read moreCompleting Your Mission
Tweet Don’t you think Christians should be the most joyful people on the planet? Why don’t the redeemed look more like the Redeemer? Biblical Joy The Hebrew word for joy is an interesting word. It comes from the Hebrew word “simchah” and can mean “joy, gladness, pleasure,” … Read moreWhy Don’t Christians Look More Joyful?
Tweet Why are some Christians more judgmental than most? What can justify their judging others? Judge Not The Bible verse and actual quote of Jesus, “Judge not, that you be not judged” is taken out of context quite frequently, especially if someone’s caught doing something wrong. The … Read moreWhy Do Some Christians Seem So Judgmental?
Tweet By Waldean Wall How much should I save for retirement? Should I save for retirement or increase my giving? As someone who has worked with money for over 40 years, I have found these to be very trying and difficult questions – especially for the Christian. With the … Read moreSaving for Retirement
SAVE A COPY TO READ LATER – DOWNLOAD THE PDF >> CLICK HERE Back to school already? It’s official friends, school is in full swing. Do you remember learning your ABC’s? As a wee child, we had no idea just how essential those alphabets would be in our lives. That quirky little alphabet song and … Read moreBlogging A to Z | Key Terms You Should Know
Tweet What are the last days before His return going to be like? Jesus explains the days prior to His second coming. The Apostle Paul Jesus spoke a lot about the end times, as far as things leading up to the destruction of the Temple and Jerusalem … Read moreThe Last Days According To Jesus
Tweet Here’s how to make sure someone doesn’t try to “proof text” you or take a Bible verse out of context. Proof Texting How do so many Christians and atheists take texts out of context to make them a pretext? They proof text certain verses to support … Read moreHow People Take Bible Texts Out Of Context
Like any other young woman, we all can get down on ourselves sometimes. It’s easy in this world to see only your hardships and flaws, and even easier to believe you’re not great. As women, we can’t let these negative feelings bring us down. Trust and believe that God has a bigger and better plan … Read moreDream Bigger than Your Biggest Dream
Tweet We live in a time where people are quick to label others. However, too often the labels we give to others have nothing to do with whom they really are. Instead, we label them to judge them as being someone or something that is undesirable or … Read moreWhat Name Does God Give To The Wicked?
Tweet Jesus cleansed the temple twice, but why did He do it? Den of Thieves The Temple in the first century, at the time Jesus’ earthly ministry occurred, the Temple had truly become a “den of thieves,” meaning they were ripping off innocent people who were forced … Read moreWhy Did Jesus Have To Cleanse The Temple?
Tweet What does it mean to fear God or fear the Lord? What type of fear is it speaking about? Human Fear A little fear is a good thing because that makes us cautious when climbing ladders, using power tools, or driving a car. Fear is what … Read moreWhat Does It Mean To Fear The Lord?
Tweet More than 1/3 of the Book of Genesis tells of the life and times of Abram (later named Abraham). We read of his great faith in God and God’s promise to make him the Father of many nations. Abraham listened to God and when He said … Read moreWhen God Told Abraham to Go, Where Did He Travel?
Tweet Today, it seems politically incorrect to say that Jesus Christ is the only way to the Father, so what do you tell others who don’t’ believe this? The Way Jesus said, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the … Read moreWhy Does Jesus Say He Is The Only Way To The Father?
Is anything too hard for the Lord? Genesis 18:14NIV “Are you pregnant yet?” this question might have pierced Sarah’s heart each month. The shame of barrenness was unbearable. God had promised her husband Abraham that he would be the father of nations with descendants more numerous than the stars in the sky. After waiting for many years, … Read moreHe is faithful
Tweet Why does God allow such pain in our lives? Can something good come out of that pain? No Pain, No Gain Have you heard of the adage, “no pain, no gain?” I know it’s true because I have experienced the pain of working out, or working … Read moreThe Protective Purpose Of Pain
Tweet Can believers fall into apostasy? What are warning signs you or someone you know is falling into apostasy? What is Apostasy? The word apostasy comes from the Latin word, “apostasia,” and means “to revolt, to defect,” and literally, “a standing off,” so apostasy is revolting against … Read moreWhat Are Warning Signs You Or Someone Else Is Falling Into Apostasy?
Tweet Did Jesus disciple women too? Were there women disciples who followed Jesus? What a Disciple Is A disciple is not just a Christian in name…they are a follower of Christ, going where He sends them, following in His footsteps, doing what He did, and following the … Read moreDid Jesus Disciple Women? Were There Women Disciples?
Tweet On June 15, 2017, the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 with Travis Shaw hitting his 20th home run to secure the victory as closer, Corey Knebel, put the final nails in the coffin for his 16th save. It was a great game, and the … Read moreBrewers’ Corey Knebel Recalls First Public Testimony
Tweet Are deliverance ministries biblical? Are they taught in the Bible? We Were Delivered The Bible has much to say about deliverance. Deliverance, or being delivered, is mentioned over 160 times in all. It’s a concept God obviously wants us to think about. God promised Abraham that … Read moreAre Deliverance Ministries Biblical?
Tweet I love it when I come across some detail about Bible characters that I did not previously discover. I hope you enjoy these amazing details about the 12 Apostles in the Bible that I have found. Apostles with Special Privileges (The Inner Circle) Jesus’ Inner Circle … Read moreAmazing Details About the 12 Apostles in the Bible
The little girl’s eyes watched carefully as her parents met her kindergarten teacher for the first time. She noticed the handshakes and adult smiles. She heard her mother laugh when the teacher told a funny story about chasing a stray dog out of the classroom when setting up for the new year. Slowly, the little … Read moreKids Win When Teachers and Parents Team Up
Tweet What are the best ways to teach children about God in the hopes that they might become a child of God? By the Word In our Sunday school children’s program, we require the Word of God to be read during their activities. In doing so, we … Read moreHow To Teach Your Children About God
Tweet Joe Biagini, pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays, apologized for being late for his interview because of his much-needed work out. With tongue-in-cheek Joe smiled and emphasized, “God would want me to give my best effort into my game.” Biagini, a 2011 26th round draft pick … Read moreJays’ Biagini Experienced Wholesome Change in his Perspective
For the past five years, the charity Marie Stopes International (MSI) has been given £163 million in UK taxpayer money to spend on abortions in developing countries. This money also went on helping to liberalise laws on abortion. No other country gives as much money to MSI than our own Department for International Development (DFID). … Read moreMarie Stopes International: carrying out unsafe abortions in the UK and across the globe, using taxpayer millions
Tweet What are some biblical signs of the nation and the world’s declining morality? Micah 7:1-7 The Fall and Decline of Morality National moral decline happens when God is neglected. Micah lists five different kinds of relationships that are affected by a nation’s refusal to follow God … Read moreBiblical Signs Of The Declining Morality Of America And The World
Late in June, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) abolished the role of Disability Commissioner. This happened 36 hours before Lord Shinkwin, newly appointed to the role, was due to hold his first board meeting. Shinkwin explains that EHRC’s chair, David Isaac, had declared the role to be ‘redundant’. The rights of disabled people … Read moreSeeing the Person behind the disability