Kingdom values have helped bring radical transformation in society precisely when Christians understood their calling to be salt and light in the public square.
I cannot compare myself to Pastor Andrew, but I can speak on behalf of many people in church leadership who suffer from depression and have suicidal thoughts at some point in their lives.
In all we do as Christians in Nepal we must now not be afraid but act wisely.
George Whitefield stated in one of his sermons that we can lose years of spiritual maturity in a matter of minutes in a fall from grace. He pictured this to a climbing of a mountain and falling many feet down.
This is what’s amazing about God’s church - our ministry can tangibly be a part of bringing the gospel to the heritage of a diverse set of communities from New York to New Mexico.
If we are praying for our sister or brother we will not be able to sin against them, but when we are sinning against them we can never truly pray for them.
It is incumbent on Christian leaders, and people that sign manifestos, to dig deeper and understand the truth in all its dimensions.
It’s interesting to see how our western culture, totally permeated with relativism and tolerance, is now quickly moving towards absolutist positions of rejection and even racism, generally known as populism.
God always seeks to do one thing with us on the Potter's wheel—not to make us more powerful and famous, but to make us more like His Son, the Lord Jesus.
If the Lutheran and Catholic traditions seek “full unity,” they must arrive at the same understanding of salvation and authority. An opinion article sent by Andrew Messmer, one of our readers.
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It is hard to imagine but since the 1960s the Church almost entirely practiced this tradition.
Only God is the one that can truly help someone that has sinned, when humans try and fix a problem without God it ends up getting much worse. When we forgive others we also release ourselves from bondage and open the door for God to bring healing to our heart.
It is not about salvation from hell. It rather announces a radically different message, unheard of in generations past: that God is already dead. That in this new state of affairs.
One’s search for meaning and purpose has never been as complicated as it is today. So that the young man of this Information Age has consequently become somewhat confused and lost. And to make it worse, he seems to be not aware that he is.
While it is right to pray for God’s power, it is perhaps more important to pursue His presence and cultivate intimacy with Him.
To blaspheme the Holy Spirit creates fear in many sincere believers. For some ministers and leaders of movements, it is used as ammunition to warn (threaten?) those who question their doctrine and practices.
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