How do you engage with people who believe that the Bible teaches something that it clearly does not? How do you engage in discussion with people who use the same words and terminology as Christians do but whose doctrine is completely contrary to Christianity?
One of the court cases that has been in the news recently revolves around tolerance, Ashers bakery and a cake. A customer asked for a cake that was clearly supporting homosexual marriage and the baker refused to make the cake; that was back in 2014. Along the way the Ashers and other evangelical Christians haveContinue reading “The Intolerance of Tolerance”
Is it really possible to enjoy God on any given day? You might be thinking ‘Yeah sure, on Sundays or during times when life is generally OK, that’s when I can enjoy God’ but what about time of difficulty? Can you enjoy God when the car breaks down on the way to your holiday, orContinue reading “Enjoying God”
I haven’t read a book about somebody’s journey to faith in a long time, I almost forgot how great they can be. Most of the time I read theology books, books about Christian ministry, or Christian living books that I’ve been given to review. Recently a friend of mine read Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus andContinue reading “Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus”
There is no denying that Christianity, at least in the West, is taking a bit of a hit. Christians are being called bigots, fundamentalists and judgemental. The church is no longer seen as the compass of morality, and in this world ,were to offend people seem to be the worst crime, those who do notContinue reading “Take Heart”
“Faith is not the presence of warm religious feeling. It’s the knowledge that you walk before the God who hears.” Edward Welch, Depression