Should a Christian celebrate Halloween?

You are the light of the world. A city set on a mountain cannot be hidden. Nor do they light a lamp and then put it under a bushel basket; it is set on a lampstand, where it gives light to all in the house. Just so, your light must shine before others, that they […]

Why do I need redemption?

Whether you believe it or not, your sin has condemned you to an eternal life separated from God. Whenever men and women turn their backs on God, evil fills the vacuum with hate, misery, pain, suffering, and alienation supplanting love, joy, happiness and belonging. Therefore, a wise person would recognize the importance of redemption. Redemption […]

Should Christians try to convert those of other religions?

Yes, and No. While Jesus commanded his followers to go and make disciples of all nations (Matthew 28:19), he taught and demonstrated that it is God, not Christians, who does the converting. Christians are to be Jesus’ ambassadors to the world bringing the Good News of the Gospel that Jesus alone saves. God does all […]

What does “Pure in Heart” mean?

When Jesus was teaching his disciples, in what is known as The Sermon on the Mount, he said, “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.” (Matthew 5:8) At the time he was contrasting those who were authentically righteous with those who were faking it. The religious leaders of the day looked […]