TruthTalks: What Church would Jesus attend?

Following last weeks post, I talk briefly about the nine indicators of the presence of God in our church services. After that, Karen and I and have a lively (as always) question and answer session. Click on the play button below to listen and, as always, your comments and questions are most welcome 🙂

What Kind of Church would Jesus Attend?

My daughter suggested I write about the kind of church Jesus would attend. I have been thinking about it and I think it is something all Christians, and especially church leaders, need to consider. Attend is a rather formal word that evokes thoughts of annual general meetings and other formal business-like occasions, but it is

How to Fight Fake News

  Misinformation is a big issue in today’s society and is so prolific and influential that we, as Christians, need to know how to fight fake news. The words ‘fake news’ are on everybody’s lips nowadays, including those of the American President. What most people understand by this term is the manipulated or

Connecting the dots

The expression, ‘Connecting the dots’ has become quite popular in South Africa as a way of suggesting areas of corruption without actually being explicit. However, in this article, I want to use the expression very explicitly to connect the dots between the Old and New Testaments. Jesus is of course the dot-connector in chief, but

TruthTalk: Andy Stanley – Unhitched, Unhinged, or Misunderstood

Should we be concerned when Andy Stanley, the leader of the biggest church in the USA, says that it is time for us to ‘unhitch’ from the Old Testament? Is he unhitched from truth, unhinged, or just misunderstood? This TruthTalk seeks to answer these questions and explores the relevance of the Old Testament and

Andy Stanley: Unhitched, Unhinged, or Misunderstood?

  In this article, I respond to a challenge to comment on Andy Stanley’s ‘Aftermath’ series of sermons. I recently wrote an article about the five preliminary questions we need to answer before censuring a preacher. As an example, I used the recent flood of criticisms aimed at Andy Stanley’s contention that it

TruthTalks: When opposites actually aren’t

Could it be that Legalism and Licence or Free Will and Divine Determinism are not as different as they first appear? This TruthTalk explores the fascinating idea that many apparent polar opposites are essentially similar when viewed from a different perspective. If you would like to read the article this is

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