Does death no longer shock us?

Holidaymakers on a beach near Naples have appalled Italy by sunbathing, fishing and playing football just metres from the corpse of a drowned pensioner.The fully dressed body washed ashore in front of hundreds of onlookers who chose to ignore it rather than interrupt their sunny bank holiday Monday.A sheet was thrown over the 69-year-old local man, named only as Ciro, as families resumed paddling and picnicking, sometimes pointing and laughing at the waves lapping at his shoes. In a dark … [Read more...]

Life to the full

On the day of judgement a man will have to give account for every legitamate pleasure he denied himself- an ancient jewish saying of great benefit to the Christian … [Read more...]

Pastor or counsellor?

Mental health professioals necessarily act as prophet-theologians who define human nature and the meaning of life while typicaly excising God.They...shepherd the human soul to find refuge in itself, in other people, and in psychoactive medication, because they construct a universe baen of the living God....What kind of thing do these..'professionals' in counselling actually do? Church work. David Powlison j.bib.counselling, 2000,19,19ff … [Read more...]

The golden rule…..

Love God, and do what you please- Augustine … [Read more...]

Wise Blogging

Bernard is commonly known: Some desire to know merely for the sake of knowing, and that is shameful curiosity. Some desire to know that they may sell their knowledge, and that too is shameful. Some desire to know for reputation's sake, and that is shameful vanity. But there are some who desire to know that they may edify others, and that is praiseworthy; and there are some who desire to know that they themselves may be edified, and that is wise.We could rephrase this- Some blog for the sake … [Read more...]

Jesus- 100% Human

Jesus cried at funerals, got angry in church, had close friends, was betrayed by someone he loved, struggled with obeying God, made friends with prostitutes and terrorists, let women get close to him and touch him, loved kids, enjoyed weddings, created 972 bottles of wine, and had a habit of breaking up funerals. … [Read more...]

What is the Church here for?

It is the task of the visible church to make the invisible reign of christ visible- Calvin … [Read more...]

On Evolution

Christianity has fought, still fights and will fight science to the desperate end over evolution destroys utterely and finally the very reason Jesus' earthly life was supposedly made necessary. Destroy Adam & Eve and the original sin, and in the rubble you will find the sorry remains of the son of God. Take away the meaning of his death. If Jesus was not the redeemer who died for our sins, and this is what evolution means, then Christianity is nothing! Bozarth, the meaninq of evolution, … [Read more...]

West Vs East

The west idolises the body, the east idolises the spirit … [Read more...]

Time for some quotes

I'm in the mood for blogging some of my quote collection, so hold onto your hats you are in for a ride of a lifetime!!!!Here is the first-bible readingSome seem to expect the Word of God to hit them like a jolt of adrenaline each time they read or study it. Although the jolt may hit us periodically, the benefits of the Word of God act more like vitamins. People who regularly take vitamins do so because of their long-term benefits, not because every time they swallow one of the pills, they … [Read more...]

Lets read Deuteronomy more….

Few people will realise that Jesus favorite book of the OT was actually Deuteronomy- he quoted from it more than any others. How come we don't read it much today? … [Read more...]

If only all fundementalist Christians could read this…..

++ relapsed catholic quotes David Warren: "'It does not follow that people who condemn homosexuality want homosexuals to be persecuted. For the same people who condemn homosexuality, also condemn adultery. It doesn't mean they want adulterers lynched. The Church itself teaches us to condemn the sin, but not the sinner.'The idea of equality before the law is among the many other products of our beleaguered Christian heritage. People are not equal because they are Catholic, or Jewish, or black, … [Read more...]