Category: Christianity 101

Why I am a Confessional Christian

Why I am a Confessional Christian

  My journey to embrace confessionalism was not planned.  In fact, growing up, I pretty much despised any confessions. They were relics of the past, used by the Church to get out of Roman Catholicism and...

What Does it Mean to Be #Blessed?

What Does it Mean to Be #Blessed?

Are you blessed? This Christmas we have thanked God for “blessing” us with family, friends, possessions, homes, food, health, and so on. We even head to Instagram and Twitter and post pictures with the...

When the Accusing Deceiver Speaks

When the Accusing Deceiver Speaks

  The Accuser. Psst. Hey. Remember when you used to be addicted to pornography? Sure, you confessed it and it’s been a couple years since you looked at it, but you spent like most of...

Gossip and Slander: Burying Our Wounded Soldiers Alive. Part 1

Gossip and Slander: Burying Our Wounded Soldiers Alive. Part 1

It happens, on occasion, that hurting Christians, who I don’t know at all, tell me their deepest darkest secrets and stories of struggles and doubts. I guess that there is something about being able...

What is Your Only Comfort?

What is Your Only Comfort?

What is your only comfort in life and death? That I am not my own, 1 but belong with body and soul, both in life and in death, 2 to my faithful Saviour Jesus Christ. 3 He...

Jesus: Relationship or Doctrine?

Jesus: Relationship or Doctrine?

Recently, on a social media website, a friend posted a book by a famous Christian author.  There was a lot of debate on whether we should read books by this author.  I jumped into...

My Kids Hate Prayer…Do it anyway.

My Kids Hate Prayer…Do it anyway.

“I am a single mom. I recently became a Christian and  I have  3 young children under the age of 8 and want to have family devotions with them but I am not sure...

2 Questions about Tolerance, Duck Commander and Gay Marriage

2 Questions about Tolerance, Duck Commander and Gay Marriage

“What are your thoughts on Gay marriage? ” ~ Anonymous The real issue for Christians is not whether a gay couple should have the same rights as a heterosexual couple, the issue is a...

A Question About Porn, Alcohol, Anger and Trying Harder.

A Question About Porn, Alcohol, Anger and Trying Harder.

Question: “I became a Christian about a year ago. I still struggle with sin of lust and porn addiction, I am still struggling with alcohol and I have anger management problems.  I sometimes pray and then immediately afterwards...