Very few doctrines bother me like those that have been developed in and are peculiar to the African church. While I agree with Conrad Mbewe who affirms that there is no such thing as African Christianity, I must confess that I often see the gospel twisted and remixed to suit the way that Africans have … Continue reading Joseph and Household Enemies
Whenever the subject of giving comes up, tithing usually surfaces; and while I do not see anything wrong or sinful with giving a tenth of your income to God, I do not believe that there is really anything special about a tenth of all that you earn or own. I also do not believe that … Continue reading Tithing Flaws
How you interpret the Bible matters. It's not enough to just believe that the Bible is God's word. It’s not enough even to just believe that the Bible is God’s living word. That’s all good, but it’s not good enough. You need to know how to interpret that word, and you need to know how … Continue reading Who Will Teach Us What to Believe?
For Christians, truth is important. And with many in our day opting for theories that suit their feelings and emotions, the idea of objective truth is easily rejected, even among professing believers. "Because it works for me" becomes a better reason to accept different forms of the gospel, rather than it being true. But truth … Continue reading My Journeying to Being Reformed
R.C. Sproul, in one of his numerous teaching series at Ligonier, taught a lecture which he titled The Pelagian Captivity of the Church. Pelagius was a fifth-century monk who was born in Europe. He was a highly pious and moral man. Pelagius is best known today for his heretical teaching now known as Pelagianism.Pelagius rejected … Continue reading The Results Captivity of the Church