Tag: christianity

Handling Hebrews 10:25 Rightly

The Lord’s people recognize the importance and power of coming together as the ekklesia, the assembly, or church, of Christ. By all accounts the earliest Christians learned the value and importance of the assembly fromContinue reading

Constantine and Christendom

Perhaps Constantine did have some kind of mystical experience before the Battle of the Milvian Bridge; maybe he was influenced profoundly by his mother Helena; maybe he proved to be a shrewd calculator to achieveContinue reading

Moral Hypocrisy

Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! Woe unto them that are wise inContinue reading

The Christian and Evil

“The line separating good and evil passes not through states, nor between classes, nor between political parties either – but right through every human heart” (Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago). We have a very complexContinue reading

The Acts of Paul and Thecla

The Acts of the Apostles details some acts of some of the Apostles; ever since it was written there has been an audience for additional stories about the exploits of the Apostles. Later Christians, motivatedContinue reading

Babel and Civilization

Few things prove as dangerous as “givens,” those things which we just automatically assume are the way things should be and which are good. Yet everything in this creation has a dark side because ofContinue reading