The Bible is the most translated, most printed and most read book in history. But, in spite of this, the Bible is not always the easiest book to make sense of. In some places the Bible couldn’t be clearer and in other places everybody seem to disagree over what exactly the Bible is actually saying. In the light of this, it is necessary to investigate and discuss the principles that is valid when interpreting a book like the Bible. In this talk we contemplate how to read the Bible for all its worth.
In contemporary culture any discussion around sexuality can be quite daunting. A very important part of the argument, that is sometimes neglected, is God's design and the meaning of marriage. In this talk we will be engaging the complexities of commitment with the wisdom of God.
Mark Twain once quipped; “When angry, count to four. When very angry, swear.”
Dealing with anger is something all people have to face. It has the power to disintegrate our health, our communities, and our individual wisdom. It is like an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured. Having said that, it would seem that anger can be a legitimate response to genuine injustice.
Which brings us to the question - Is it possible for me to manage my anger in a God-honoring way: to be angry and not sin?
There are much beauty and good in the world, but there are also horrors both physically and morally. Humanity seems in a struggle for survival, and yet Christians claim that God is all-good, all-knowing, and all-powerful. If God is all these things, then why is there evil in the world?
When Jesus of Nazareth died on the cross, no one thought he was a hero. Nobody said that his death was a wonderful victory, a true martyrdom. But something happened that afternoon because at six o'clock the Friday night, the world was a different place. In this talk, we discuss the radical implication of Easter Weekend.