Engaging with your nation's soul & spiritual questions
When people are seeking spiritual answers, why would we not try to listen to them and start engaging in the terms and language they are using, rather than defaulting to some standardized formulaic gospel presentation?
Satisfied With Daddy's Answers - #6416
Maybe you've prayed and you've said, "I'm not getting any answer to my prayer." Well, actually, every prayer is answered. God says, "Call unto Me and I will answer you." And He's answering; maybe not in the way you want it; not in the time that you wanted. Could you settle back in your seat and relax in the answer that He's been giving?
Not In Charge After All - #6395
Times like these are wakeup calls, and we ought to pick up the phone. It might be God on the other end reminding us that He's God and we're not.
Kids and comedy - side-splitting video clip: questions about Jesus
Outnumbered is a BBC sitcom about a long-suffering couple with three smart children. Sadly for those outside UK, it is not streamed or archived on the BBC site (it does have some clips here and here) but it is available worldwide on DVD (Region 2). Here’s an incredibly funny clip that has gone viral, with 9-year-old Ben slow-grilling a minister.
IVP Hard Saying of the Day
A daily excerpt from the Hard Sayings Series from InterVarsity Press. Everyday a new hard saying is studied, including the verse where the hard saying is found and a thorough deconstruction of the text, including contextual implications, original translations and commentary.
Googling the Gospel - how people use Google to search for life answers. Christian Herald article by Russ Bravo
How do you connect to people? It’s a question I’ve been thinking about increasingly in recent days, as life gets more hectic and the pressures of work make time ever more precious. As with so many things, the internet can be a blessing or a curse. It can deliver information to our fingertips at the click of a mouse, give us access to knowledge, understanding, entertainment and much more at very modest cost – and help us communicate faster, wider and more creatively than ever before.
Thomas in the Bible: John 20:24-31
Doubt is not a new phenomenon--one of Jesus' own disciples couldn't bring himself to believe in Christ's resurrection without seeing physical proof! Jesus graciously supplies that proof, but encourages us nevertheless to have faith even in the absence of scientific proof.
10 Reasons to Believe in Life After Death
The greatest fears of life are often connected to the unknown, and for many people the greatest unknown is what happens one second after death. Can we believe the promises of the Bible that there is life after death?
History : The Navigators
The history and heroes of the Christian Church.