Monthly Archives: September 2011

Have we lost our flavor ?

Salt. The wonderful, almost mystical item. Added in moderation, it enhances the flavor of the food it is added to. Without things, according to those on a salt-free diet, things taste bland. Add too much, things become inedible. Used rightly, it can preserve things. As Christians, we are being called to be the salt of the earth. Enhance the things around us, preserve the things around us. And not be so invasive that we make things distasteful. But are we really doing that ? Am I really doing that ? And if we are, how does it show? Continue reading

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Jesus was just a good teacher… and other utter rubbish

Was Jesus just a good teacher or was there more ? Many articles already exist using Christs “I am God” statements as defense. This is a bit of a different approach, using his life and other teachings as arguments. Continue reading

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Heaven & Hell Part IV (final): So what ?

How should a doctrine of heaven and hell impact us in our daily Christian life ? What is our hope based on the saving grace of God and how do we show, share and demonstrate that hope in such a way that others are anxious to join us in that hope. Continue reading

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The foundation of our ethics ? / De basis voor onze ethiek ?

“Shouldn’t our ethics be based on our humanity of itself”.
“Moet onze ethiek niet gegrond zijn in onze menselijkheid zelf”. Continue reading

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Heaven & Hell Part III: Who’s going where ?

Looking at writings of theological scholars, Scripture and our Christian traditions on heaven and hell. And our response, here and now, with this knowledge. Continue reading

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