Category Archives: Questions about Christianity

CHRIST BEFORE JESUS and OUR TRUE SELVES BEFORE OUR EGOS

 In my journey through life I have wondered how it was possible for a loving God to only introduce Jesus into the world after generations of people had lived and died without any knowledge of him. We do “know” that … Continue reading

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HOW WELL DO WE LIVE WITH UNCERTAINTY?

We are familiar with the saying: You can’t be sure of anything except change. The seasons change from Spring to Summer to Autumn to Winter – and next year even they will be different to this year’s seasons. Life is … Continue reading

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FEELING EMPTY AND BLEAK!!

I am in a place of nothingness. I don’t feel like doing anything or seeing anyone or talking. Not much like writing either, but I’m doing so to help me to find out why I am feeling as I do. I … Continue reading

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OUR DARK SIDES CAN BE OUR TEACHERS

“It is the growing ability to allow the dark side of our personality to enter into our awareness that prevents a one-sided life in which only that which is presentable to the outside world is considered as a real part … Continue reading

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TO RESPOND POSITIVELY TO GOD, WE NEED TO KNOW HE LOVES US UNCONDITIONALLY

  For many years I have lived as a Christian confused by the conflict of loving and fearing God at the same time.  One part of me knew God loved me, but another part of me was afraid of him. … Continue reading

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DOES TRUTH DEPEND ON FACT?

Arguing or nitpicking about the facts of a story be it from the scriptures or elsewhere can detract from the important essence or meaning of the story. I think of how I have battled with passages in the Bible and … Continue reading

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DOES OUR UNDERSTANDING OF CHRISTIANITY NEED TO BE UPDATED?

Nearly a century ago an American Baptist, Walter Rauschenbusch, wrote A Theology for the Social Gospel in which he proposed that the life and teaching of Jesus would be better portrayed if the “four institutionalized spiritual evils in American culture” … Continue reading

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