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Not to tell people that God loves them

Dan Foster often looks at social media, trawling through Twitter looking for blog post ideas, but now and again, he finds a Tweet that leaves him breathless with righteous indignation. This is one of those Tweets: From this, we should believe that according to Pastor Gabriel Hughes on Twitter, we ought to save our breath,Continue reading “Not to tell people that God loves them”

Conscientious objection and Ukraine

Originally posted on Quakers and Religious Socialism:
Amid the horrifying situation of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, I was concerned every time I heard that Ukrainian men aged 18 – 60 were banned from leaving the country. I studied war resistance and conscientious objection extensively while a student at Scattergood Friends School. All males in…

Observance of the Lord’s Evening Meal

Before Jesus went to the Olive Garden where he would be taken prisoner by the Roman soldiers, Jesus had come together with his disciples in an upper room somewhere in Jerusalem, the city of David. The son of man, born in Bethlehem and brought up in Nazareth, had come to Jerusalem to celebrate Passover withContinue reading “Observance of the Lord’s Evening Meal”

Offering words of hope

Today lots of people clinch to social media to find a virtual world which seems better than the world they encounter in real life. Lots of people create themselves their own virtual world, with their virtual friends, but are missing the real-life contacts which build real friendships. Churches have become empty and people disinterested inContinue reading “Offering words of hope”

The Realm of profession in Christianity

A realm can be a space or area or sphere, but also a community or territory over which a sovereign rules; a kingdom. Christ Jesus asked his followers to have him as a cornerstone and to gather in union, being part of his spiritual body. We may look at the realm of Christ, his royalContinue reading “The Realm of profession in Christianity”

Disciple of Christ counting lives and friends dear to them

We can have a look at Paul’s letter to the Romans and see how the Bible should be the source of our inspiration and working on it so that as many as possible can come under the spirit of God His Son.

Small churches of the few Christadelphians

The big difficulty we do encounter in Belgium is that when people do ask where we meet with how many, they hesitate to come to our meetings because we are not with enough people attending a service. They all prefer to come to a church where they can hide in the massa’s of people. WhenContinue reading “Small churches of the few Christadelphians”

Exhortation – Exhortatie of uiteenzetting

Explanation about what you will find under the tag “exhortation”. / Uitleg over wat u zal kunnen vinden onder de tag “exhortatie.