What Is A Definition Of Christianity?

What is the definition of Christianity?   How does the Bible define it? First Mention of Christians The biggest issue I see with defining Christianity is that it never speaks much about a relationship.  It restricts Christianity to a set of beliefs, doctrines, or certain adherences to what the Bible teaches, however I think it’s not so much about religion as it is about a relationship and the relationship Christians can have with the Father through Jesus Christ (John 6:44; Acts 4:12).  A secul … [Read more...]

What Did Early Christians Do Different From Modern Day Christians?

What did the early Christians do differently than Christians today? They Evangelized The early church evangelized in such a way that it was said to the apostles, “We strictly charged you not to teach in this name, yet here you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching, and you intend to bring this man’s blood upon us” (Acts 5:28) to which they replied, “Do we need a permit? Can you tell us when we can preach about Jesus again?” No, they simply never stopped preaching the gospel and they couldn’t … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Saints

Here are my top seven Bible verses about the saints of God.Hebrews 6:10 “For God is not unjust so as to overlook your work and the love that you have shown for his name in serving the saints, as you still do.” The interesting thing is we don’t have to wait for a saint to be called one by a church as those who’ve repented and put their trust in Christ are already called saints by God as it uses the word “saint” or “saints” sixty times in the New Testament. The author of Hebrews wants us to kn … [Read more...]

Top 6 Religions Around The World By Number Of Followers

What are the top six religions around the world today by number of followers?Christianity (Protestantism) Christianity is still the top religion and top choice of the world today but due to severe persecution and murder, more Christians may be out there than can be reported because they may be worshiping in secret. This means that there could actually be more than the reported 2.2 billion Christians in the world. Most Christian’s typically do not evangelize (only about 1 in 10) on a c … [Read more...]

3 Surprising Places Christianity Is Exploding In The World Today

Here are three surprising places that Christianity is exploding in the world today.Africa Many believe that from the Sahara Desert down to the southern tip of South Africa, there are more Christians concentrated there than any other place in the world. There has been rapid growth in Christianity in Africa that has outstripped that of the Islamic faith and technically, it makes it the most religious place on earth, if only due to the massive number of Christians living there. For example, in … [Read more...]

Why Atheists Call Christianity “Foolishness”

There is a never ending procession of online debates and discussions between those who believe in God and those who do not. In many, if not all, of these conversations atheists will submit that belief in God, the Bible, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, prayer, miracles, and/or any combination of these, is ridiculous, silly, or foolish. As I pondered the many times that I have seen this idea being fired at me, and others, this passage came to mind. Let us look at it and see that God knew that … [Read more...]