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The transformed congregation

(November 2018) A well-known and often cited adage by Friedrich Nietzsche about Christendom and Christians in general states: “They would have to sing me better songs to get me to believe in their Redeemer. And His disciples would have to look a little more... more ...

Conflict studies

(October 2018) Many people lack inner peace. They have no peace in their hearts. Everyone has likely had such a period in his or her life before. Most of the time, we blame this on external factors. Perhaps the boss is putting pressure on us. Maybe our neighbour... more ...

Communication breakdown

(September 2018) Holy Scripture relates that Jesus healed many blind, deaf, and mute people. This is something He did very conscientiously: the blind, the deaf, and the mute were limited in their ability to communicate with other people. Those who cannot see, hear,... more ...

An example in faithfulness

(August 2018) Of all the believers to distinguish themselves through their faithfulness to God, we are most often reminded of examples from the old covenant: Moses, Joshua, Caleb, Daniel, the three men in the fiery furnace, or David, just to mention a few. It... more ...

Inspiring others for Jesus Christ

(July 2018) The gospel comprises God’s actions of salvation in Jesus’ birth, His crucifixion, His resurrection, and His return. Belief in Jesus Christ and the rebirth out of water and the Spirit constitute the path to permanent fellowship with God. That is... more ...

A tiny little cloud

(June 2018) At times we feel we are on the verge of losing courage. We pray, but nothing happens—or practically nothing, anyway. In any case, it is not what we were expecting. This situation is just like Elijah praying for rain at the summit of Mount Carmel. He... more ...

Celebrating the Sunday

(May 2018) It is a blessed tradition for us as Christians to celebrate the Sunday. In so doing, we profess the resurrection of Jesus Christ. In the space of a week, we experience many an injustice and learn about many evils that occur in the world. Then we... more ...

The right questions

(April 2018) God has created mankind with a free will. He does not prescribe to us what we must do. He always leaves us the choice. You can pursue this path or the other path—but you must make your own decision. Many would rather have God take the decision... more ...

Compensation

(March 2018) We live in a meritocracy, a society in which people are measured by their accomplishments. Those who make an effort, show commitment, and do their work are acknowledged and compensated correspondingly for their achievements—not only materially, but... more ...

The experience of love

(February 2018) Young people who have never experienced any love in their lives—who were not loved as children, who had to grow up without the experience of a mother’s love, without a loving, sheltered parental home, who were only treated with coldness and... more ...

God is faithful!

(January 2018) A new year always begins with expectations: how will the year turn out? What will it bring? At such times people even venture to cast a speculative glance into the future and make certain predictions, albeit cautiously. Even with regard to the... more ...

Christmas – A celebration of the omnipotence of God

(December 2017) Christmas is a celebration of love, a celebration of joy, a celebration of peace, and a celebration of contemplation. For many who are not well acquainted with the Christian origins and content of the Christmas celebration, Christmas is primarily a... more ...
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The star of hope

(December 2018) Whether made of straw, paper, or light, stars are simply a staple of Christmas. They can be seen... more ...