Hardships

Hardships

I haven’t sat here and written this while I’m happy. I haven’t begun, written and concluded this piece through a time of joy, nor over a week an easy nature..

  • Nothing to fear

    All over the world we are currently dealing with the virus Covid 19 in some way or another. Whether it be through lockdowns, testing, immunizations or simply just from what we are seeing in the media. We are all becoming familiar with new protocols of hand washing and face masks as well.

  • Brokenness

    All of us want to be like God or have His characteristic attributes and not being broken at all, right? To be the most powerful and intelligent person who is also excellent at multitasking. So, we could live in the world as the most successful person.

  • Too much apologetics?

    Have you, or someone you know, ever caught the apologetics bug?As a young Christian, I discovered apologetics. Like ...

  • Truth, transparency and troubles

    It used to always baffle me when flying overseas, watching the safety video and hearing them say ‘please help yourself before helping others’. The thought of me putting my oxygen mask on first while I watch another struggle seems bizarre.

  • Illiterate Christians

    Late 15th century Renaissance polymath Nicolaus Copernicus once said that “To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.”

  • Emotions.

    A tornado of emotions...

  • How will this be?

    Imagine our lives plotted on a line graph with the x and y-axis labelled time and unforeseen events respectively. Without a doubt, the curve goes up and down across our lifetimes. But there is also this time when the curve gradually falls and plateaus.

  • Embarrassed by theology

    On 11 July, entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson ascended to the heavens in the VSS Unity. Well, kind of. Laying aside how far Branson actually shot into “space”, debate ensued as to whether he qualified as an astronaut for having gone to space at all.

  • How do you read your bible?

    Reading your bible is the ABCs of a basic Christian life. Bible and scripture are essentially like breathing for a Christian, without it we will weaken and suffer a spiritual suffocation. So as good Christians we all strive to read our bibles every day, but just how are we to read our Bibles?

  • Following Jesus is harder than ever

    If you are reading this article, it is most likely you are doing so using the Internet and, on your smartphone or laptop. If true, then you are most likely living in a part of the world that is referred to as “the West”, or “the Majority World”. It is to you that I write this article, because it is my belief that for us, following Jesus is harder than ever.

  • Covid-19, Anxiety, and the Slain Lamb

    The genre of The Book of Revelation is ancient apocalyptic literature. Which consists of strings and strings of metaphors all tied together to form one large telling of how things actually are.