Should We Pay Tithes?

Tithing is a system by which people are required to donate, usually one tenth, of their gross or net income to the church. By doing this many suffer real hardship for themselves and their families, sometimes they are unable to pay the bills which come in, or feed and clothe their family properly. Is this really what God wants from …

The Reason for Suffering

Pain and sorrow are everywhere. A child is born deformed. The future of another is only hunger, disease and death. A worthy citizen is cut off in his prime, while another battles on through years of pain. The list is endless. Every day the media brings us more scenes of disaster and tragedy. Who has not asked “Why me?… Why …

Halloween

Should a Christian observe this celebration? Should we encourage or even allow our children to participate in the celebration of Halloween?  After all, what harm is there in them enjoying a ‘trick or treat’ amongst the local neighbours? The Origin of Halloween. The origin of Halloween dates back at least to the ancient Celts living in Ireland thousands of years …

How Can I be Saved by Jesus Christ?

How can Jesus Christ save me? What do we mean by this statement? Saved from what? The answer is, Death. It is an accepted fact that everyone eventually dies. Some, perhaps, die sooner than others. Yet, most people have a lingering hope that death is not the end of life altogether. Some believe that this ‘after-life’ is freely available for …

Solving the Dinosaur Dilemma

Today we find ourselves living in a fast-paced technical and scientific world. It is a world in which knowledge is becoming an essential part of living. Knowledge, accompanied by skill, is becoming part of even having a job. They say that employment prospects for a person without any skills are becoming remote. And yet, for all the emphasis placed on …

Can I can still go to heaven without being baptized?

Do you know that the Bible doesn’t say ANYWHERE that the reward of eternal life is in heaven? What IS promised is a beautiful kingdom on this earth: “You have made them to be a kingdom and priests to serve our God, and they will reign on the earth.” Revelation 5:10 “The God of heaven will set up a kingdom …