When Obedience is Disobedience: A Gospel Primer

“You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder!” (James 2:19 ESV) The difference between demons and the children of God is not in their "beliefs", but in their "lives". God demands PERFECT obedience. So does this mean that we are to always do right and never fail or fall … Continue reading When Obedience is Disobedience: A Gospel Primer

When ‘good’ professors fail ‘good’ students and how it relates to Christianity.

[By Julie Wang'ombe] Imagine its exam day at a university. Anyone who’s ever been a student, as I currently am, knows that in any class, there’s a ‘colorful’ range of students. The serious; the cavalier; the ‘brilliant without much effort” the “must work twice as hard to do half as well as the average person” … Continue reading When ‘good’ professors fail ‘good’ students and how it relates to Christianity.

Religion is not the opium of the masses; we’re just high on ourselves.

Last night NTV aired a useful investigative piece exposing all the falsehood that masquerades as religion in this country. The piece exposed “prophets”; “apostles” etc who are ripping of congregations, manipulating the Scriptures to suit their own needs and preaching godliness as a means of gain [1 Timothy 6:5] (financial; spiritual or otherwise). The truth … Continue reading Religion is not the opium of the masses; we’re just high on ourselves.

Give Me a Perfect Marriage or Give Me Death!

"If we refuse to move, physically, morally, or psychologically, short of perfection, we will not have what we can have." - Francis Schaeffer The highlight of my 2013 reading list (so far) has to be the book True Spirituality by Francis Schaeffer. In this book, he talks about the various challenges that the Christian faces … Continue reading Give Me a Perfect Marriage or Give Me Death!

The Point of Paul’s “Thorn in the Flesh”

I don't recall ever hearing a sermon or reading a commentary on 2 Corinthians 12:7-9 in which the speaker or writer did not pause to speculate on what Paul's thorn could have been. Somehow, the nature of this thorn seems important to us than it was to Paul, who chose not to reveal it. It … Continue reading The Point of Paul’s “Thorn in the Flesh”