The New Testament is that part of the Christian Bible dealing with the birth, teachings, living examples, miracles, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is composed of the Four Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John), the “Acts of the Apostles,” “The Epistles” and the “Apocalypse of John.” Most scholars say most if not all… Read More The New Testament – An Invitation to True Greatness
By Family Foundation If God is in Control, Then Why…? By Craig Hill; 295 pages Regular Price: $15.00 Excerpt from Craig Hill’s Blog ‘Is the Devil God’s Agent?’ published on September 17, 2013. When you listen to some Christians speak about the tragedies of life, you might conclude that God uses the devil for our… Read More Is the Devil God’s Agent?
I’m not oblivious to the power of religious experience. When reading the Bible I’ve felt a tremendous sense of peace and certainty from time to time. But that doesn’t mean I agree with everything the Bible says. Or that I believe it all comes directly from the mind of God. Call me irreverent if you… Read More Can we escape interpreting the holy books – or anything else?
By Jessica Wayner . Homophobia and transphobia are serious issues within Canada and yet majorly overlooked due to this country’s reputation of acceptance and multiculturalism. It is reported that both gay and lesbian Canadians are two times more likely to be victimized and bisexuals are four times more likely to be victimized than heterosexual Canadians (Statistics Canada). This statistic… Read More Love Thy Neighbour: A Look at the Relationship between Modern Christians and the LGBT Community
By PK Christian Writer It is simply amazing what you learn as you read, study, and share God’s word. While discussing the Apostle’s Creed with my youth group, I came across some interesting tidbits about this man who surprisingly found his name mentioned along Jesus in the creed of the church. In fact, how many… Read More He suffered under the Pontius Pilate
by: Phillip Ross Paul’s marriage counseling in 1 Corinthians 7:6-17 is not a biblical command but a personal recommendation based on his knowledge of both Scripture and people. It was a recommendation based on his observations about the Corinthians and their church difficulties. And because it comes from Paul, who wrote much of the New… Read More Paul’s Celibacy
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 Another Inconvenient Truth Although the religions of Krishna, Buddha and Christ each allow for the idea of the Just War, they arguably differ. Let’s look at Christianity first. Christians generally put more stock in the New Testament (NT) than the Old… Read More Krishna, Buddha and Christ: The same or different? (Part 3)