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”

Why Atheists Call Christians Foolish

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...]

Why Is Baptism So Important For Christians?

It is not uncommon today to find Christians who have never been baptized. Likewise, many people who have trusted Jesus as their Savior as adults see no need for baptism because they were baptized as infants. However, the Bible teaches that baptism is very important. For this reason, it is important to know why baptism in so important for Christians.What did Jesus say about baptism? Before Jesus ascended into heaven, He gave His last earthly instructions to the disciples. He commanded His … [Read more...]

Is There Biblical Reasons for Christians to be Vegetarians?

Christians and Vegetarians

Many Christians are eating a vegetarian diet?  Is it solely for health reasons?  Are there biblical reasons to be a vegetarian? Was Jesus a Vegetarian? Certainly, there is sufficient evidence that Jesus was not a vegetarian because He ate fish (Luke 24:42-43) and it would seem strange if He were because He multiplied both bread and fish when He fed the five thousand plus (Matt 14:17-21).  In the beginning, God gave mankind permission to eat meat (Gen 9:2-3) and Jesus Himself declared all foods … [Read more...]

Can a Christian Be Possessed By a Demon?

Can A Christian Be Demon Possessed

Is it possible for a Christian to be possessed by demons or by the Devil?  Is the Bible silent on this or is there Scriptural evidence for whether a believer can or cannot be possessed?Can Believers be Possessed? The Bible does not come right out and explicitly say that a believer cannot be possessed by demons or the Devil but we do know that unbelievers can and have been (Matt 17:14-16; Luke 8:27-33).   Some infer that Peter was possessed by Satan when Jesus told him “Get behind me, Satan! … [Read more...]