Issues

Is The Bible Appropriate For All Readers?

A few years ago, in my former church, an upcoming church event was announced, at the end of which a disclaimer was issued: “This programme is rated 13. Viewers discretion advised. Not for sensitive listeners…” or something along that line. I was glad that such warning was issued upfront, and most importantly for the sake… Continue reading Is The Bible Appropriate For All Readers?

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Devotional

THE SHINING STATUE OR THE FIERY FURNACE

DANIEL CHAPTER 3: THE SHINING STATUE OR THE FIERY FURNACE “What convictions do you have that you cannot compromise?” “What convictions about God are you willing to die for?” I sat with these questions earlier today and they truly were difficult ones. A few options came to my mind immediately: “Jesus is the only way… Continue reading THE SHINING STATUE OR THE FIERY FURNACE

Devotional, Women in the Bible

LET’S TALK ABOUT THE VIRTUOUS WOMAN

Who Is The Virtuous Woman? In a world where traditional view on Patriarchy and Feminism continue to wage an unending war, a Perfect Person has been created, and we call her The Virtuous Wife, or The Virtuous Woman. Now, “woman” and “wife” are two different words, but somehow, we have been able to create a… Continue reading LET’S TALK ABOUT THE VIRTUOUS WOMAN

Mental Health, Miracles of Jesus

Fighting Off Your Demons – Lessons From The Maniac Of Gadara

PART FIRST: JESUS AND THE MADMAN A strange miracle happened in the Bible, a very important one; it was also a very odd and costly miracle. Some people even thought it was a parable; or at best one of those violent, not-for-the-faint-hearted “Parables vs. Miracles” of Jesus. Jesus had carefully selected this Miracle; and the sequence… Continue reading Fighting Off Your Demons – Lessons From The Maniac Of Gadara