When we look at what is going on in the United States of America, it looks like the American fundamentalists are winning.
Many people their experience of religion is simply a quest for social order, group cohesion, and personal belonging,
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“If I were asked to give what I consider the single most useful bit of advice for all humanity, it would be this: Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life, and when it comes, hold your head high. Look it squarely in the eye, and say, “I…
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”
In these corona times we have to limit our contacts, keep social distance and have to keep ourselves healthy and safe. In life we meet lots of people in lots of different situations; We encounter good but also bad things. Bad events we best forget as soon as possible, but even better for the nextContinue reading “Good time to sort out your friends and contacts”
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”