A New Year’s Charge; Consider the Great Works of God and Give Thanks!
Happy new year! If you are like me, new beginnings birth new hopes in my heart. The year 2021 is no different. Yet, the new hope may dim when we consider the realities around us, the fact that 2021 is awfully similar to 2020. Last…
My 2020 Reading List
I try setting my reading goals at the beginning of the year. There hasn’t been a year when I achieved them, but they help me focus and work towards something. This year was no exception. Reading is to the mind what physical exercise is to…
A Case For the Local Church: Why Every Believer Should Belong to One
The digital age has come with many benefits. We have numerous online sites where we can download and listen to sermons. Not left behind in the digital trail are churches. Many now livestream their services and thus, expanding their reach. The digital age has not…
Book Review: Strangely Bright?: Can You Love God and Enjoy This World? By Joe Rigney
Creation shows us what God is like. God designed our bodily senses to take in His world, and our minds and hearts to connect our experience of the natural world to the God who made and governs both. When we eat bread, for instance, we can understand Jesus’ word that He is the bread of life (John 6:35).
Guest Post: Adoption – Made Sons
“Were I asked to focus the New Testament message in three words, my proposal would be adoption through propitiation, and I do not expect ever to meet a richer or more pregnant summary of the gospel than that.”
Ezekiel’s Temple Vision and the Gospel
Three months ago, as I was reading through the book of 1 and 2 Samuel, I wrote an article on David, The Temple, and The Gospel. Today I return with an item on the temple based on my readings in the book of Ezekiel. To…
I had prepared to write this post last week, but I experienced an occurrence that completely robbed away my joy and seared my conscience to the extent I couldn’t write. I say this to communicate that I know that sometimes cultivating and walking in joy…
Repentance, Obedience, and King Josiah’s Reforms
Theologians rightfully point out that the distinguishing mark between Christians and non-believers is repentance. Christians are not a bunch of flawless people detached from the everyday experience of living in an imperfect world. They are imperfect people who have repented of their sins and are…
Guest Post: A Biblical Response to Mental Illness
It is estimated that one in every ten people suffer from a common mental disorder. However, the number increases to 1 in every 4 people among sick people who seek routine hospital services. According to the recommendations of the mental health task force released on 7th July 2020, the government was urged to declare mental illness a National Emergency of epidemic proportions. But are mental illnesses that serious?
Guest Post: Wombs for Hire – A Christian Perspective
For years now, the Kenyan church has been on the front-line in the fight against legalizing abortion – a noble fight for human life, whose victory is far from being achieved. It is time, however, that other human-life conversations get the energy and resources that have gone into fighting the legalization of abortions. One such conversation is about assisted reproduction.