In the past, I have shared tools that I use to help me read the Bible. The tools really do help clarify certain concepts and help improve accuracy. This third iApologia Podcast, I will use some of those tools to help shed light on a tough passage: 1 Corinthians 11:17-33. This passage is ripe for […]
Change your world by changing your community: Write a Letter to the Editor. I did, here is the response.
In preparation for Christmas, I wrote a letter to the editor to a local newspaper. I was desiring local discussion. I got it. While Christmas celebration has ceased for most of us, today (Saturday January 7th) is Christmas for Russian orthodox churches in 2017. Whichever the date you celebrate, the arguments are relevant and timeless. […]
The Comfortable Christianity Conundrum and Why You Should be Concerned
We like our comfort. We like are personal peace. We like our prosperity. However, if your Christianity is comfortable, you are not a Christian after the breed of the Apostles and ancients. In fact, not even like Jesus! Now I’m not trying to tell you that you should seek out an “uncomfortable life”. No. I […]
Some of the Most Murderers “Regimes” Since the Early Nineteen-Hundreds, The Last One will Stun You!
We are disgusted with Hitler, with Stalin and with Mao. Rightfully so, we all know they were sick, sick people murdering millions. Some say “God has a special place for them in hell”, and maybe he does, I don’t know. We wonder “why didn’t people step up and stop them”? How could the rest of […]
What Are Cultic Type Groups And Why Is There “Trouble In Amish Paradise”?
Cults vs. Cultic type Groups We have been talking about spotting deception for a number of posts now, and there’s more to come. However, here’s a ripe example of how a little knowledge can help prevent deception: understanding the cults and, specifically for this post, cultic groups. While many abuse the word “cult” without proper […]
What Some Christian Prisoners Said After Release (The Answer Will Surprise You), And What It means For You
A few years ago, thugs broke into a Christian training camp for young Indian men. The thugs beat, falsely accused the learners and thew them into prison. These young men (late teens, early twenties) wanted to learn more about God so they could go back to their villages with the Gospel. It happened near the […]
The First Church of the Navelites
Whether it’s true or not I do not know, but this story is food for thought. A number of years ago, a gathering of christians split over a disagreement over whether or not Adam and Eve had belly-buttons. Yes, you heard me correctly. What happened? they lost focus on the important essentials, they lost focus […]
The Call To Action
As a troop with no training, as a military with no will, as a soldier who has dropped his weapons for naught, many Christians have grown strong in apathy. Many shun dialogue, promote the degenerate view of ignorance as a higher plane of spirituality and simple faith is touted as turning a blind eye to […]
….and how to fix it “No,” I said after being asked if I had any plans for summer vacation. “Why not?” was his response. “To be clear, I’m not against vacations, I go on vacation every once in a while. However, it seems to me many are always planning and executing their world travels. There’s […]
That Lonely Silly Man
The peace in that beautiful clean church was broken by a visitor one bright Sunday morning. A coarse, wheat brown colored “bath robe” like garment, wrap his body. Unlike the sparkling clean church and other’s stiff clean ties, the robe sported dinginess here and there, and its owners feet were bear and dusty. Unshaven for […]