Why did God make us into physical beings, unable to see Him, and then expect us to love Him? And why did He give us five senses and put us in a physical world, but then limit what we can do with those senses, according to spiritual principles? Jesus talked to his disciples about the … Continue reading SENSE AND SENSUALITY
We Christians-those of us trying to be true to our faith-are often said to be narrow-minded, because we confine our worship and our beliefs to one God. Is this a fair accusation? What do we say to those who ask us, considering all the gods there are in the world, and with all the ideas … Continue reading WHAT ABOUT OTHER GODS?
Reason is not the enemy of Christian faith, it is a vital and indispensable part of it. It's common for atheists, agnostics, sceptics and unbelievers in general to mock Christians by claiming that we ignore reason. In fact the opposite is (or should be) true. And despite what some Christians think-which is that if you … Continue reading ON BEING SURE
Numerous people are earning themselves a fortune as teachers of the prosperity gospel. God wants you wealthy, healthy and happy, they say, and show you just how wealthy, healthy, and "happy" they are... Don't say anything negative, because you will be stopping God from working in your life to make you all that you would … Continue reading IS THERE A DARK SIDE TO JESUS AND THE NEW TESTAMENT?
How do we keep faith for a lifetime? Does it involve screwing up our eyes, gritting our teeth, and suspending reason? I'm not writing on this subject as a claim to great faith. I am no man of faith in the sense of doing great works or of being notably godly or holy, because I … Continue reading KEEPING THE FAITH