Jesus, the one who died, lives! Belief in Jesus’ resurrection from the dead is one of the central beliefs of Christianity. Jesus resurrection is true and historical fact. Paul addresses this question in 1 Corinthians 15:12: “But if it is preached that Christ has been raised from the dead, how can some of you say that […]
There are some things which one needs to believe to be a Christian. They are what makes Christianity distinct from other religions, systems of belief or unbelief. One of the most basic guides to the Christian faith is the Apostles’ Creed. This is a statement of faith that helps to set the guidelines or the […]
What is God’s purpose?
The best response that I have to this is found in scripture: God said to Moses, “I am who I am. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: ‘I am has sent me to you.’” (Exodus 3:14, TNIV) God is. God exists in relationship eternally, with creation, humanity and individuals. Perhaps God’s […]
I stay in the United Methodist Church because: I believe the doctrine and general rules of the UMC are aligned with the scripture and God’s work in the world. I have experienced the fruit of the United Methodist way of faith in my own life and witnessed it in the lives of others. I believe […]
I got another great question from Nelson who had previously asked about Sex, Gender and the Bible. I must say some good questions all around. So here goes. How do you respond to someone who asserts that it is impossible to believe in both evolution and creation? First, let me define terms. By evolution, I […]