Writing about relationships, masculinity, philosophy and other analytical vagaries, Jaret Redfearn wonders why Americans are abandoning organised religion. For decades the United States American Government has been removing religious affiliations and cooperations from other public services, like schools. The founding fathers of the American nation were very religious and went to great lengths to protectContinue reading “What is happening in America to religion and to the language of faith”
Repeated reports of past abuses by church leaders has helped cripple the membership of several churches in recent years.
Some people unrighteously regard religion as a physical trait because they do not see the real purpose of those who try to bring their power over others and who are not afraid to use violence to do so.
In this month\’s issue of Christadelphian Tidings Dave Jennings looks at Bro. Anthony Higginson who shared some helpful thoughts about trust and wrote “Trust is the optimism of faith. Trust is a risk, a venture, an adventure. It has in it an element of inspiration. It is not blind, blundering chance. Faith, after all, isContinue reading “What about trusting our brother or sister”
The Word of God in the Old Testament or Hebrew Writings as well as in the New Testament or Greek Messianic Writings speaks about people who had a faith or certain belief in a Higher Power, the Most High Maker Elohim Hashem Jehovah. We can see or read that faith has something to do withContinue reading “Background of Faith”
English: Folio 18 recto, beginning of the Epistle to Thessalonians, decorated headpiece (Photo credit: Wikipedia) When the apostle Paul wrote to the churches at Colossa and Thessalonica he felt united with God the Father and the Lord Jeshua Christ. He knew that in the presence of our God and Father, we never had to forgetContinue reading “When having taken a new direction in life, having become a Christian”
Sair Ching Psalm 105 When Bad Things Happen Why would a loving God allow bad things to happen to good people? People will choose to lose their faith in God because of a series of events they feel are unjust, and that God could have prevented. At some stage, bad things are going to happenContinue reading “When Bad Things Happen”
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”
A Living Faith Our Manner of Life Prev. A Living Faith #9 Our Manner of Life Having explored in some measure a broad overview of some of the attributes of character that disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ must develop if they are to truly be his disciples, it is time to drawContinue reading “A Living Faith #10: Our manner of Life #2”
A LIVING FAITH Our Manner of Life Previous: A Living Faith #8 Change When we consider the great price that has been paid for us and the great love extended towards us, really it is very reasonable matter that we are asked to respond to that love. If we truly do love the LordContinue reading “A Living Faith #9 Our Manner of Life”