‘The Hole in Our Holiness’ is a 2012 publication by American pastor and theologian, Kevin DeYoung. It is a necessary reflection, as it focuses on holiness as outlined in the Bible, and very applicable and relevant to our times. The book is divided into ten chapters, and includes a study guide at the end. In … Continue reading The Hole In Our Holiness – Book Review
The primary role of Christians in the society is to teach and preach the gospel of Christ in life and doctrine to restore the worship and glory of God in sinner. Christians must act in line with the doctrine that they claim to believe. Christians are custodians of truth and moral uprightness. This is why the church (body of Christians) is called the pillar and ground of the truth in the society (1 Timothy 3:15). In marriage, homes, business, in politics, wherever they are and in whatever they do, Christians must abhor what is evil and cling to what is good – Romans 12:9; 1 Corinthians 10:31. Christians are to stand up for Christ and for righteousness. Christians are called to be the light of the world through their godly living, through biblical teachings and through righteous actions (Mathews 5:13–16, Colossians 3:1–17).
Introduction One of the greatest enemies of the gospel in Namibia is legalism. Most people in Namibia are confident that they are Christians based on what they have done. Some believe that they are Christians because they were baptized as babies, some because they pray and go to church occasionally. This is dangerous thinking which … Continue reading The Lethal danger of Legalism
The above thought-provoking title is from the recent book by Laban S. Mwashekele, volume one. In this volume, the retired but not disarmed pastor analyzes the pollution within Christendom and invites all God-lovers to consider decolonizing Biblical Christianity, to reconstruct the African culture, and to reform the African Mind, as he attempts the same task. … Continue reading Decolonising Biblical Christianity, Reforming the African Mind: Colonialism is not Civilisation, Culture is not Christianity.
2021, the year that most of us, if not all of us have been looking forward to is here. The year of new beginnings and new resolution. The year of hope and lessons from 2020. As we enter this new year (2021), I would like us to reflect and ponder on our plans deeply and … Continue reading Happy 2021
First Timothy is a 6 chapter long book, written by Paul to Timothy. There is much to learn from this book, and I will encourage you to spare 30 minutes of your time to read it. Here are few highlights from the book: Jesus Christ is the only hope of this world (1:1, 15; 2:5): … Continue reading Lessons from 1 Timothy
Within religious circles it is not accidental to hear statements such as, ‘just let the spirit led', or ‘do not force your doctrine and any form of teaching, let us just be led by the spirit’. And in other words, ‘only the leading of the spirit is important, so just listen to what the spirit … Continue reading Just let the Spirit lead