Teologi

Two Things Jesus Commanded

Babtism and Communion are necessary as the habitual reminder of Christianity to recall the sacrifice of Jesus.   -Theology- Almost all Christian denominations believe in and practice water baptism and communion. There are a variety of opinions about the proper mode of baptism. Some feel that infants may be baptized while others think that only older children or adults should…
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Teologi

Changing Churches

Many Christian believers stay faithful to their church community, but some for various reasons, move to other churches. Sometimes Christians change churches. By that I mean a believer begins to attend a different local church than he or she did in the past. This can happen for a number of different reasons, some of them are good, and some of…
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Teologi

Kindness

Being kind to others is the way to manifest God's character. Recently I had the experience of passing out in a public place. One minute I was leaning on some shopping carts and the next thing I knew I was lying on the floor. When I opened my eyes and looked up I saw the faces of two strangers, at…
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Teologi

Obedience Brings Blessing

Whatever circumstances we face, they should not keep us from obeying God's commands because our obedience will bear fruit someday. Sometimes those of us who are engaged in ministry do not see the results that we had hope for. There are a number of possible explanations for this. It might be that our expectations are not realistic. For example, it…
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Kolom

Divine Appointments

In a divine appointment people are involved in what takes place but God is the primary person in the story. He is the one who takes the initiative and sets people or circumstances in motion to bring about what He wants to take place. (John Lathrop) When Christians get together we sometimes speak about “divine appointments.” By this we mean…
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Kolom

Barnabas: A Positive Role Model For Discipleship

we need to make a conscious effort to encourage others. For plants to grow they need to be watered. New believers also need to be nurtured and one of the ways that this is done is through encouragement. (John Lathrop) One of my favorite people in the New Testament is Barnabas. He is mentioned in a number of places: Acts,…
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