The argument that ‘all people are children of God’ is inconsistent with the use of the term in the Bible in which the concept is developed to apply exclusively to believers.
One of the ongoing social conflicts in Western countries with Christian roots concerns abortion. This paper seeks to provide another Christian perspective on this issue and includes some unconventional thoughts.
A discussion with Mother Teresa Mother Mother excerpted from “Amazing Grace for the Catholic Heart: 101 Stories of Faith, Hope, Inspiration & Humor” by Jeff Cavins, Matthew Pinto and Patti Armstrong (Ascension Press 2003)
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ALice Cooper describes how Jesus saved him from a premature ‘rockers’ death from alcoholism.
A response by Dr H. Chant to a much viewed talk on “The Bible and Homosexuality” by M. VInes. In spite of widely quoted claims to the contrary, people with homosexual inclinations can change. Their position is not fixed. There is always hope in every situation of release through Christ.
There is little scientific evidence that people are born gay or transgender. Yet those who point this out in the academic intstitutions are hounded by those who wish to drown out free thinking, scientific or Biblical revelation which undermines their position.
The medical debate regarding euthanasia in Australia heavily favours naturalism as a worldview within a framework which excludes supernaturalism (a spiritual wordlview) via an exclusive claim to being rational and evidenced-based. Terms such as MAID (medical assistance in dying) verbally sanitise the proposed medically assisted killing or suicide. The most powerful spiritual arguments which should be considered are those which question exclusive naturalism.
German philosopher Immanuel Kant posed three famous questions at the root of all philosophical enquiry in his book Critique of Pure Reason in 1781-1787. What can I know? What must I do? What may I hope? Western luminaries, celebrities and notaries reflecting upon their successful lives often seek to answer these very same questions in one form or another. Unfortunately, these questions are almost invariably left unanswered, or their answers are unsatisfactory. Most will offer an optimism in human reason or progress which is not substantiated by historical experience. Many of the more honest ones will say they have more questions than they did at the beginning of their careers. Dr James Fratzia applies Biblical understanding to these questions.
There is an enormous difference between knowing, being known, and knowledge of God. The essential characteristic of a christian is not theological knowledge, but personally knowing God and being known by Him, a gift of the Holy Spirit, not something which can be educated.
DNA clues to the Origin of Life from the information coded in DNA by aristotle0 concludes as a scientific proof for the existence of God.
No Will Of My Own: How Patriarchy Smothers Female Dignity & Personhood is a scathing analysis by both a brilliant and pastoral Christian man who has the courage to challenge the exploitation of women in God’s name.
Abortion. Most Christians would fall into the category of what American media call “Pro-Life”. But probably just as many Christians are what American Media calls “Pro-Choice”, albeit with varying limitations.
Don’t Give Up, Don’t Give In is a biography of the life of Louis Zamperini, and amazing Italian American man who became a Christian. He was a scoundrel, and Olympian in the 1938 Berlin Olympics, a bombadier in the USAF in the Pacific, a survivor floating in the pacific, a tortured Japanese prisoner of War, a husband, a Christian, a father then a mentor and inspiration to countless people, both celebrities and delinquents. The most amazing thing about this man is the power of the spirit of God in him to transform him and empower his wonderful life.
There are numerous contemporary issues needing disciplined Christian thought today if they are to be properly understood.
Christianity proclaims good news to all people. But it is not all good news. For some it is a proclamation of their death.
The fathers of science as you know were Christians. These include Newton, Kepler, Copernicus, Galileo, Boyle, Pasteur and Mendel. These forefathers of science correctly perceived no contradiction between science and theism
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If you have a view on the death sentence please feel free to make it known. Execution of two Australians in Indonesia is reported.
It’s not only persecuted Christians who are today subject to horrific religious persecution
The subject of spiritual gifts is often divisive and is usually concurrent with much improper and unhelpful church practice.
The Apollos heresy in the Church today is a brief exposition of Acts 18:24 – 19:1 in which a spiritless but intellectually driven Christianity is on view.
Since… many so called Christian Ministers in my Country & England now teach that Islam & the Quaran are just another way to God, I wish to share with you the following
Quotes concerning the new life as a Christian.
From a Biblical perspective, a Christian is someone who has received the Holy Spirit