Lyrical Review: Mateke by Size 8 […And Some Tips for the Artist]

The popular local secular singer/actress, Size 8, finally "came out" and confessed that she has been a Christian for a while. For a long time, she had struggled with the apparent contradiction between her music and her faith, and she finally decided to make the switch. As she explains in a recent interview, “I have … Continue reading Lyrical Review: Mateke by Size 8 […And Some Tips for the Artist]

The Friend We Have in Jesus

"Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others." [Philippians 2:3-4] I've been thinking about Jesus as the embodiment, the example and the power behind true friendship. I've been thinking about the … Continue reading The Friend We Have in Jesus

The Cross and Cross-Gendered Fellowship – Part 2

Still to the guys, In the previous post, I pointed out the folly in having close or intimate fellowship with a person of the opposite sex. The basic conclusion was that it is foolish and therefore sinful to put so much confidence in our own strong wills, when the Bible (for our instruction and warning) … Continue reading The Cross and Cross-Gendered Fellowship – Part 2

The Cross and Cross-Gendered Fellowship – Part 1

To the guys, He had warned me numerous times, but I was convinced that I knew better. I could not read his motives, only his lips; and I was convinced that his lips spelled legalism  and I would have none of that. It was only until my own experience validated his warnings that I would … Continue reading The Cross and Cross-Gendered Fellowship – Part 1