Episode 32: Questions and Answers

Can we die before our time? Does it matter if I was baptised but didn’t walk with the Lord? Will smoking send me to hell? How can I best defend the deity of Jesus Christ? What does the Bible say about divorced people leading ministries? Is church membership biblical? What does the Bible say about … Read moreEpisode 32: Questions and Answers

Episode 31: Adoption and Orphan Care

If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person’s religion is worthless. Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world. (James 1:26–27)

Episode 30: Christianity in Vietnam

The word “Vietnam” speaks of the tenacious Viet culture and its varied, yet distinct cuisine and social customs that have survived invasions and colonisation. Nam (south) refers to the expansion to the south from the original north and central domain. Long and narrow, Vietnam lies on the eastern coast of Southeast Asia’s Indochinese Peninsula. Laos … Read moreEpisode 30: Christianity in Vietnam

Episode 29: Good Grief

“There is something fascinating in grief; though we feel it hurts our peace, we are apt to indulge it and to brood over sorrow till it gives a tincture to the whole frame of our spirits. Dally no more with grief; try to cut short all recollections that feed the anguish of the mind.”—John Newton … Read moreEpisode 29: Good Grief

Episode 28: Discipleship

Most Christians believe that men are indeed the method of Jesus, but precious few are willing to invest their lives by putting all their eggs in one basket. Believing this people-orientated philosophy and practicing it are entirely different matters. A large problem in Christendom is that we don’t want to take the risk or the … Read moreEpisode 28: Discipleship

Episode 27: Apartheid and the Gospel

What a mighty power is love that can overcome evil, cover painful memories, forgive, forgo revenge and arrest resentment. By forgiving, we do become Christ to others. By bearing in our bodies the weight of unjust accusation, undeserved pain, and unretaliated harm, we are the Holy Spirit’s message of Jesus to others. By the practice … Read moreEpisode 27: Apartheid and the Gospel

Episode 24: Christians in an Age of Wealth: A Biblical Theology of Stewardship

Perhaps the saddest observation of all is that the spending habits of people in the church differ little from those of the world. The lifestyles of most professing Christians are not substantially different from anyone else’s. Too many in the church have adopted the world’s indulgent attitude toward money. Almost every form of materialistic extravagance … Read moreEpisode 24: Christians in an Age of Wealth: A Biblical Theology of Stewardship

Episode 23: Experimental Calvinism

Calvinism is just religion in its purity. Calvinism is, therefore, that type of thought in which there comes to its rights the truly religious attitude of utter dependence on God and humble trust in his mercy alone for salvation. This is why those who have caught a glimpse of these things, love with passion what … Read moreEpisode 23: Experimental Calvinism