Most of us Christians are familiar with King Saul in the Bible. As the Israelites rejected God as their true King, God gave them Saul as the first king of Israel. King Saul’s reign shows how some of us are not so different than him. The Israelites desired a human king in order to be like […]Read More Better (Not) Call Saul
During the 5,000 meter qualifier for the 2016 Olympics in Rio on August 16, New Zealand racer Nikki Hamblin fell during the race while tripping another runner, Abbey D’Agostino from the United States. After recovering, it was expected that D’Agostino would continue running, but instead of doing the expected, she helped Hamblin recover instead. They […]Read More A Good Samaritan at the 2016 Olympics
Many Christians don’t realise the phrase, “Hate the sin, but love the sinner” is a quote by Mahatma Gandhi. It has been said so much that some scripturally uneducated Christians pass it off as scriptural teaching. Jesus never said this. In fact, nothing in Scripture supports this ideal. The phrase becomes dangerous in that it […]Read More “Hate the Sin, Love the Sinner” is Not Scriptural
Prayer doesn’t always come easily. When we’re at a Bible study or some other kind of Christian fellowship gathering and somebody asks us to pray, we panic. We have no idea what to say. “I didn’t have time to prepare,” we might think to ourselves. Then we begin stumbling over our words with a lot […]Read More A Simple Guide to Prayer
Olympics 2016 competitor, Maya DiRado, made a bold statement concerning her faith recently after finishing her performance in competitive swimming. She won a gold medal for the 200 backstroke in Rio. When interviewed by Yahoo! Sports, she said, “My God is powerful and in control, but I don’t think He cares whether I win.” Following up with […]Read More Bold Statement by Christian Olympics Medalist
The fourth commandment says, “Honour your father and mother.” In his Small Catechism, Martin Luther explains the commandment this way: “We should fear and love God so that we do not despise or anger our parents and other authorities, but honor them, serve and obey them, love and cherish them.” This isn’t always easy, and […]Read More 5 Things to Stop Saying to Your Parents
Christianity is arguably one of the largest religions in the world. There are hundreds, perhaps thousands, of different religions. Because of this, many hold the cultural relativistic view that all religions are right. All that matters is what’s right for you, whether that be Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, or atheism. Religious people of all religions are often […]Read More Why Am I A Christian?