I was a loser, drifting through this cursed planet, aimlessly weaving through broken promises. I was a proud star, scaling the heights of shattered commandments, tip-toeing across sharp pieces of broken trust. I was a loose cannon, a loud cymbal, a lost cause. Love was not a word in my life-tionary, even though it dominated … Continue reading Beautiful Mud
Continued from Part 1... "We fear it is hopeless ever to form a society which can keep out men base enough to profess one thing and believe another; but it might be possible to make an informal alliance among all who hold the Christianity of their fathers. Little as they might be able to do, … Continue reading Is God the Author of Confusion? YES and NO. [Part 2]
A FEW THOUGHTS ON CHRISTIAN UNITY It is a thought that plagues me every now and then, even though I know it shouldn't. I am aware that we are living in a fallen world. I am also aware that God is not the author of confusion. But sometimes I come across a passage like this … Continue reading Is God the Author of Confusion? YES and NO. [Part 1]
Mediated Communication We are living in an electronically mediated age. Communication is no longer what it used to be. On the up side, we have faster and more convenient means of communication, mediated by cellphones, the internet and other forms of communication media. On the other hand, the down-side of these technological innovations are much … Continue reading Jesus in a Box: The Danger in Music Videos
"Prayer is the practice of the presence of God. It is the place where pride is abandoned, hope is lifted, and supplication is made. Prayer is the place of admitting our need, of adopting humility, and claiming dependence upon God." - Matt Slick (CARM) What images come to your mind when you think of prayer? … Continue reading Lyrical Review: Naomba by Adawnage
The current protests by Muslim "extremists" in response to an anti-Islam film have of course generated a great interest among Christians. The film in question depicts Prophet Mohammed as a fraud, a womanizer and a child molester. In response, the extremists have engaged in vandalism and murderous violence aimed at U.S residents in the Islamic … Continue reading The Current Islamic Protests: An Unlikely Lesson for Christians?
Refusing to have a self-defense weapon in the name of "God will protect us in His sovereign power" is like knowingly walking through a dangerous alley or refusing to exercise regularly with the same attitude. Owning a weapon for self-defense can be one of the ways through which we acknowledge that our bodies are indeed … Continue reading Should Christians Own Weapons for Self Defense?