It Never Fully Goes Away

One of the most frequent questions I get as a pastor is whether the grief from losing a loved one ever gets easier. I can only answer from my own experience. Today, I had to […]

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Karl Barth on Christians and Death

Apologetics and Theology

How should Christians see death? Is death something to be feared? Should Christians look forward to death? In reflecting on these things, I really appreciate what Karl Barth has to say on this subject. The […]

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Was the Bible Written Because People Were Afraid of Death?

Apologetics and Theology

“All religions are based on people’s fear of death and their desperate attempts to find hope after death.” Have you heard statements like this? Certainly the afterlife is an important part of many (but not […]

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6 Things You Need to Know About Hell

Apologetics and Theology

The purpose of this post is not to argue for a particular theory about hell. I simply want to make some clarifications to help people have a more biblical understanding. Here are six things that […]

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What are the Gates of Hell?

Apologetics and Theology

One of the most well known verses in the Gospels is this: “And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not […]

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Devotions: 2 Timothy

Apologetics and Theology

A devotion based on 2 Timothy 4:6. The Apostle Paul had a long and fruitful ministry. From the moment he met the risen Jesus to his patient waiting in a cell before his execution, God […]

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Joan Rivers and the Fight Against Mortality

Apologetics and Theology

Joan Rivers died today. I grew up watching Joan Rivers, especially as she would sit-in for Johnny Carson on the Tonight Show (yes I am that old). Her humour was more the shock value of […]

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