TruthTalks: How religions view Jesus

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What do we do if we find ourselves in a conversation about Jesus and realise the other person is of a totally different faith to our own and we know nothing about it? In this TruthTalk and Q and A session we talk briefly about 5 major religions, how they view Jesus, and how

Three Myths concerning Christianity

Critics sometimes claim that Christianity is based on myths and that it is an unreasonable, exclusive, and unloving religion. However, these claims are the actual myths. The myth that Christianity is an unreasonable Faith. Atheists and secular philosophers are very fond of levelling this accusation. Even when they don’t say it, the implication

Why the ascension is important to YOU

Does our general lack of awareness of Ascension Day mean that the Ascension is relatively unimportant? Or does it indicate our lack of appreciation of just how important it actually is? The early creedal hymn of 1 Timothy 3:16 places the Ascension on the same level of importance as the Incarnation and the Resurrection:

TruthTalks (Sermon) Revival Revisited Part 2

This is the second part of the 2 part series of TruthTalks by Dr. Christopher Peppler. If you missed part 1 and would like to catch up, please click HERE. The “It’s Time” prayer gathering event is just around the corner and next week we are going to be writing, and talking about this

TruthTalk for “Core Values”

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Talking about what we hold dearest in our hearts… The full title of this post is “The importance of staying true to Core Values” and in this podcast Dr Christopher Peppler goes into more detail about that and then he and I get into an interesting discussion about this, both:

TruthTalk Sermon: In the World Trials and Sorrows. In Jesus: Peace

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But why did this have to happen? Where was God? Dr Christopher Peppler talks about the distressing events we face in everyday life and how to handle them. Chris looks at questions like “why do bad things happen to good people?” and “why didn’t God intervene?” Listen to this sermon preached at the Village

Knowledge and knowing (sermon)

  On Sunday 2th Feb 2017 I preached on a very important topic, the difference between Knowledge and knowing. Many people who attend churches throughout the world have the terrible misconception that the essence of Christianity is knowing, doing, and committing the will. However, Jesus said, “You must be born again”

TruthTalk Sermon Show me your ways O Lord

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Another year has started! A time of considering and praying about what lies ahead – plans, priorities, budgets. But as Christians we don’t just think and plan, we seek God’s counsel and approval (don’t we)… but how do we expect Him to respond? Psalm 25 gives some importance guidance in ‘hearing God’’. It’s a big

Homeopathy and Dr. Hearsay

The two worst diagnosticians in the world are Dr. Google and Dr. Hearsay. Dr. Google gives so much information that it is easy to believe that you only have days left to live from whatever ailment you manifest. Dr. Hearsay, on the other hand, gives no information at all and consists entirely of recommendations

A Review of ‘African Bible Commentary’

My qualifications for reviewing this commentary are over two decades in full time pastoral church leadership and a decade of academic research and teaching. Right up front, however, let me describe the limitations of this review. Firstly, I have not read all 1,585 pages of this one-volume commentary on the whole Bible. Instead, I have

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