God gave us the seven elements of Ephesians 4:4-6 as the basis for unity. To preserve and promote unity, we must maintain these elements just as the Lord gave them to us. Continue reading Unity in Seven Words
How to succeed in meeting life’s challenges, be they in our personal lives or in the church? A young worker, left alone to put things in order in a complicated society, was given three essential strategies for dealing with difficult problems — and difficult people. Continue reading Strategies for Challenges
This is our fourth biblical answer to religious questions proposed by a catechistic compendium. It asks how “Christians” should be regarded who do not belong to their particular group or denomination.
It is common for those involved in religious groups of which the Bible knows nothing to speak of hyphenated Christians, that is, Christians who belong to a denomination or group with its own system of beliefs, government, polity, and worship. People identify their “brand” of Christianity by the name of their denomination. The New Testament, however, is clear: one is a Christian, nothing more and nothing less, or one is not a Christian. Continue reading “How Should "Other" Christians Be Regarded?”