Studying theology comes with its own dangers. How can I avoid bad company and study the Word for maximum fruitfulness?
Just as it was all going exactly where I believe God was leading it, a storm arose. Everything within days somehow flipped upside-down.
Peter, one of Jesus’ closest disciples, allowed his doctrine to get in the way of God moving in his life. Have you?
Doesn’t the Bible teach that the Holy Spirit has made human teachers and leaders redundant?
A Christianity divorced from the Old Testament God might be more comfortable, but it’s called heresy, and the true Church will not put up with it.
The bible is full of paradoxes. These “opposing truths” are often presented without any explanation of how such ideas can be reconciled but which are both true– just like the nature of light!
The unknown is always scary- but isn’t the essence of adventure, needing to pluck up the courage to step out into the unknown? Choosing boldness, even when your gut reaction emotions tempt you to “feel” anything but brave.
I knew that my own strength and good deeds had brought me to my wit’s end, and I thought that death was the only answer.
Are you addicted to your cell phone? Technologies can be very helpful tools, or they can make for unhealthy Christians.
What followed was a year and a half of not being able to lean on my impeccable credentials, my education at the best university in Africa, my networks or the colour of my skin.
Included in our TMT (Timothy Ministry Training) year, is a national outreach for three weeks focused on ministering into schools.
The Old Testament can easily be ignored and ‘discarded’ in the modern day church. How can we treat it with the respect that it deserves?
Prayer I understood, prayer I could do easily, prayer I had experienced breakthrough with. But fasting?
If you are dry and thirsty; if your life is feeling barren and unproductive, sad and disillusioned, come to the source of Life and Joy today
Do we experience the peace of knowing we’re ‘just’ following the Spirit’s gentle guidance? Is my life exhibiting this big characteristic of being a son in the house…
The greatest disservice you can do your child is to lead them to believe that they are the centre of the universe.
Within 24 hours our church leader had called and asked me to preach at church. Our community was amazed.
What should we do when two verses in the Bible seem to plainly contradict each other and Christians are divided?
He didn’t deliver His Word and then leave us to get on with trying to get it right. The Bible without the Spirit is death…
In this second part of our discussion of the ‘Jewish Roots’ movement we examine the claim that we should be praying to ‘Yeshua’ not ‘Jesus’.
Should we be praying to “Yeshua” as Gentile believers? Are there deeper mysteries to be discovered in the original Hebrew text?
How far is too far in accommodating the message of the Gospel to the modern post-Christian audience?
Adam shares an apologetic on why the Bible can still be trusted and valued in the modern era.
Andrew addresses some common objections to the notion of a “modern day apostle”.
But aren’t the costumes all just harmless fun for children? And if grown-ups want to dress as a sexy witch or dapper vampire, what’s wrong with that?
“The Bible presents a problem for some people. They ask, how can God expect you to follow a book that says to stone adulterers, grow your sideburns, and never eat bacon?” Adam Hellyer explains.
People are pushing for public nudity to be more acceptable. Pornography is everywhere and film and TV love to use sex and nudity to add excitement to the entertainment on our screens. But is this a culture we should embrace?
The current crop of superhero movies aren’t interested in creating an elevated view of God; they’re dragging the very notion of Him down to earth.
The word ‘suffering’ in the bible refers to the various kinds of hardship that we face on the earth which clearly we won’t experience in heaven (Rev 21:4).