Heaven will solve our problems, but not, I think, by showing us subtle reconciliations between all our apparently contradictory notions.

CS Lewis

Words of Wisdom

The battle between God's kingdom and Satan's

The battle between God's kingdom and Satan's

Pete Greig

The battle between God's kingdom and Satan's tyranny rages all around us but the Bible insists that we are watching a battle being won, not lost. Our Christian faith celebrates the fact that Satan is a defeated foe, but we know from bitter experience that his death throes are lethally protracted until the return of Christ. 'He is filled with fury, because He knows that his time short' (Rev. 12:12).

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Resources

Was Jesus Jewish or Christian?

Was Jesus Jewish or Christian?

Joel Mennie

Jesus was born to Jewish parents, lived in a Jewish culture, ate as a Jew, read and taught in the synagogue like a Jew, and was called 'rabbi' by some of his followers. So did this make Jesus a Jew?  Jesus was sent by His heavenly Father to the wo

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The face of Jesus through the ages

The face of Jesus through the ages

Joel Mennie

11th Century Stained glass from Wissembourg, France Giraudon/Art Resource, NY 12th Century Sculpture, Church of Saint Nectaire Roger Viollet/Getty Images 13th Century Byzantine mosaic, San Marco, Venice Scala

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Books

More God, Less Crime: Why Faith Matters and How It Could Matter More

More God, Less Crime: Why Faith Matters and How It Could Matter More

Byron R. Johnson

There is mounting evidence that increasing religiosity not only reduces crime and delinquency, but it also promotes prosocial behavior. In spite of these findings, experts rarely include the “faith factor” in discussions of possible solutions to crime, drug use, offender treatment, or ex-prisoners returning to society.

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