Daniel 1:1-21 How to Live Life Without Compromising My Faith

Daniel 1:1-21 How to Live Life Without Compromising My Faith Introduction: Different countries have different cultural norms, and what is appropriate in one culture may be offensive in another culture. For example, you should never touch a person’s head in Thailand; the head is considered sacred. In Portugal you should never write anything in red [Read More…]

The Force Awakens

  The Force Awakens There has been much discussion about the use of the Force in the Star Wars saga. Throughout the film series, a group of people use this Force. These Force-sensitive people have special powers that help them do good or bad. The question has been raised: “What is this Force, and how [Read More…]

Digital Natives and the Challenge for the Church

This article about digital natives in the church describes the challenge that churches will face because of the digital revolution. Young people known as digital natives (people who were born after the Internet) are on the rise in church. How we deal with them now will affect the future of the church. Richard Berch at [Read More…]

Intercultural Integration – Bringing the Gospel to the People of Your New Culture

Intercultural Integration – Bringing the Gospel to the People of Your New Culture As God will place us in the new culture, one of our responsibilities will be to share Jesus with the people in our new culture. How are we to do this? How can I share Jesus with someone whom does not speak [Read More…]

Intercultural Integration – How a Foreigner Should Show Compassion for the Native Citizen

Intercultural Integration – How a Foreigner Should Show Compassion for the Native Citizen But he, wanting to justify himself, said to Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?” Then Jesus answered and said: “A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, who stripped him of his clothing, wounded him, and departed, [Read More…]

The Influence of Language and Culture

The Influence of Language and Culture In those days I also saw Jews who had married women of Ashdod, Ammon, and Moab. And half of their children spoke the language of Ashdod, and could not speak the language of Judah, but spoke according to the language of one or the other people. So I contended [Read More…]