Someone I know sent the post teachings and trends that limit Christians and Christianity to the Joy magazine in South Africa. The magazine kindly printed it. The following point precipitated a response from a dear sister in Christ. Dispensationalism – divides the bible into 7 arbitrary dispensations. Fatalists that believe they qualify for an additional … Continue reading Response to Dispensationalist response.
Do you think the physical and spiritual are separate? If you do, you may have a Trojan horse in your brain. If you want to retire rich and join the leisure classes (like me), you may be a Hellenist and not know it. Christianity started off as Jewish thing. The thinking and believing was essentially … Continue reading Do you have a Trojan horse in your brain?
Dear evolutionist friend. Please forgive us for alienating you and pushing you away from God. I am happy to tell you that many Christians believe in evolution. They even have a name; they are called Theistic Evolutionists. Like evolutionists, Creationists are divided about how the universe was made. There are three main groups (with sub-divisions). … Continue reading Apology to Evolutionists.
Lets be honest. It's not about creation vs evolution. The real issue is whether God exists or not? If you are looking for God. This is probably the worst place to start, because many creationists believe in evolution and many evolutionists believe in creation. In fact many agnostics (no faith), even atheists acknowledge intelligent design. … Continue reading Creation or evolution?
When Israel settled the Promised Land, assets were not allocated to all 12 Israeli tribes but to 11 tribes. The tribe of Levi (Priests and Levites), never received an inheritance because God was their inheritance. Levites served in the tabernacle/temple, not in the economy. So how did Levite families support themselves? To survive, people need … Continue reading FFD version – Should I Tithe Yes or No?
Do you feel uncomfortable that you will probably not save China by next week Tuesday? Fear not, you are not alone. Somehow it became the congregation’s job to save the world without giving up our day jobs. How did this happen? Has anyone questioned this reasoning? Is it even biblical? Ephesians 4 all. The reasons … Continue reading FFd version – The Ephesians – 4 furor – how to use the bible to stop Church growth.
About 32% of the human race calls itself Christian; 68% is therefore not. Whether people choose to follow Christ or not is their choice, it is the Church's task to give them that choice. Who however? You with your day-job or those called to do so?