Diversity and Unity in Spiritual Gifts

The church members in Corinth asked Paul a number of questions, and Paul responded in the letter we know as 1 Corinthians.

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Could Jesus have been an imposter? A reassuring look at fulfilled prophecy

One day while walking along the seashore, a man by the name of Justin Martyr chanced to meet an elderly Christian man.

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The storms of life

Years ago, traveling preachers would come to town, pitch a large tent, preach the gospel nightly for about a week, then move on.

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Ancestor Worship! A Counterfeit of the real thing?

If you are African, you probably know somebody who worships, consults, or prays to their ancestors. In fact, chances are, you probably do that yourself.

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The Greatest Show on Earth

World Cup 2010 is over. But what a spectacular event it was! Never before has South Africa experienced such excitement as soccer mania swept through the country.

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The Boat that Rocked

The year was 1945. Billy Graham and Charles Templeton were preaching at Christian rallies in Europe drawing huge crowds.

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The jelousy of God

Many years ago my late wife, Trixie, and I were having a conversation about unfaithfulness and extra-marital affairs.

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In the beginning... was information

 Within one life time, we have moved from the space age, through the computer age, into the information age.

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Protected in Christ

I’m not sure about you, but I know I wouldn’t like to take on a lion.

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Glass Beach

Beaches are some of the most beautiful places in God’s creation. But there’s one in northern California that didn’t start that way.

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Wait for it...

The microwave is one of the greatest inventions for the kitchen. It allows us to quickly reheat or cook food, including pop-corn (my favourite).

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KING SOLOMON’S MINES: Part 27

The Extraordinary in the Ordinary

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Father Heart of God

Throughout the scriptures God is spoken of as our Father. Christ Himself, in teaching His disciples to pray, told them to pray ‘our Father.’ Paul goes on to explain this...

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Take the medicine

‘…a time to laugh…’Ecclesiastes 3:4 (NIV) When you read a newspaper or look at the evening  news there seems to be so much that is depressing.

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Should Christians celebrate Halloween?

May Christians and their children participate in Halloween activities? To answer this question, we should first distinguish the secular observance of Halloween from such important Christian festival days as Christmas...

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LET THERE BE LIGHT!

It’s a cold, misty, mid winter’s morning here in Cape Town. The kind of morning when you want to stay in bed with a cup of hot chocolate and a...

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What do you mean healthy competition?

I couldn’t help but appreciate the gracious manner in which my opponent played the game.  True sportsmanship in action!  He displayed a friendly courteous attitude, easily giving me the benefit...

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Sharing Your Faith in a Postmodern World

Many people today have no desire to “get back to God.” They have no sense of sin, no sense of guilt, no sense of God.

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Is Jesus the Only Way of Salvation?

People sometimes object to the Christian belief that salvation is available only through Jesus Christ. In our pluralistic society, tolerance is expected, even demanded, and the concept of freedom of...

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Do Something!

“By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.” John 13:35 (NKJV) I began this piece without a thought in my head...

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No Offence, but...

“Even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their master’s table.’  Then Jesus said to her [the Canaanite woman], ‘Woman, you have great faith! Your request is granted.’ And...

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God Is Faithful Even When We Are Not!

I didn’t like the preacher I sat by on the plane. I know, I know. You’re supposed to like everyone, but this fellow…To begin with, he took the seat next...

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The prodigal God

One of Jesus’ best-loved parables reveals far more about God’s love than we might at first think.Most Christians are familiar with Jesus’ parable of the prodigal son.

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KING SOLOMON’S MINES - FATAL DISTRACTIONS

The cinema is full. You are seated. Everyone around you is relaxed. Some are chatting. Some are munching on popcorn. The movie is about to begin. But first, a commercial.

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Is the Holy Spirit a person, a power or a ghost?

Many Christians don’t know what to think of the Holy Spirit. It does not help much that the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible refers to the Holy Spirit...

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