You've probably heard or read this quote before, "The problem with half-truths is if you have the wrong half." Well, the truth is that there is no such thing as a half truth. It doesn't really matter which half you have, they are both falsehoods. I am not the first person to point this out. … Continue reading The Problem with Half Truths in Preaching
I was listening to a Connected Kingdom podcast on Challies.com in which Tim Challies and David Murray were interviewing Steve DeWitt on his latest book, Eyes Wide Open. Challies describes the book as "a book about beauty, about learning to enjoy God in everything." Some of the questions addressed in the podcast include, "How beauty … Continue reading Why So Much of Christian Art is Second Rate
It seems that with so much distortion of the Gospel upon our own pulpits, we are faced with a new scenario of having to revisit the Gospel message with people we would rather assume (rather than confirm) are fellow Christians. How does one discuss the Gospel message with a fellow believer without coming off as … Continue reading A Call to Reform our Pulpits – The Gospel Revisited
"I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile." Romans 1:16 In the last lyrical review, I promised to present a biblical case for claiming that Nonini's "Colour kwa Face" and Daddy Owen's "Mbona" were … Continue reading What Constitutes Christian Lyrics?