Why can’t I be more like (insert name here)? (John 21:20-25)

Why do we define success according to the accomplishments of others? The human condition is such that we ask ourselves questions like: “Why am I not as popular as (insert name here)? I know I have more talent.” “Why didn’t I think of that, or have that idea first?” “That person is not a very... Continue Reading →

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Crucifying Christ Again? John 19:1-16

We live in a day and age where many of those who are not believers revere Christ more than many Christians do. Many will attend a worship service during the week, then go home deny Christ by committing acts that are both sinful and despicable in the Lord’s sight. Many will read their Bibles on... Continue Reading →

A Life Wasted

            In 1995, a young man named Iqbal Masih received a gunshot wound to the head and died. “Iqbal was a forced child labourer in Pakistan. He was able to escape and began campaigning against child labour and for the right for children to receive education. After escaping a second time, he joined [the] Bonded... Continue Reading →

Are Actions Really That Important? (3 John 11)

            Who are we? This question rings out from the whole of humanity as each man and woman works to discover his or her identity in a chaotic world. When we are children, we are carefree and trusting and we seem to encounter none of life’s crises. When we are older, many of us look... Continue Reading →

Contemplating the Cosmos: A Universe in Harmony?

“…we live in an in-between universe, where things change, but according to patterns, rules, or, as we call them, laws of nature.”[1] I am amazed at the fact that there are certain governing authorities over my existence on this earth, this cosmic shoreline. I can walk along and gravity holds me to the ground. Still,... Continue Reading →

Christian, is your world too dark? (Matthew 5:13-16)

            Consider, briefly, the purpose of the pen. It is used to record and that is its purpose. Just as the pen was designed with a purpose, so also you and I were designed with a purpose, and we belong to a community that was called to a specific purpose. A pen is at its... Continue Reading →

Smith: Prophet of Relativism

            The bright young man approached the small brick house that he had inherited. “I do not like this building,” the man said, “but neither do I wish to sell it.” Firstly, the young man examined the cornerstone, which did so bear the name “Jesus Christ”. Then, he began to examine each brick that did... Continue Reading →

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