Sometimes people encounter God but don’t know it. It’s true. It happened in the Bible. In the book called 1 Samuel, the young boy, Samuel, is living at the church building of his day. He is laying down for bed time when he hears his name being called, “Samuel, Samuel!”
Now we need […]
As you have probably seen in your twitter feed or FB news feed the stories have started to pour out about the recent mass murder of 9 people at Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina. Some of the posts have already moved from addressing the specifics to the “issues” about racism, gun control, the appearance […]
The directive to spy out the land originates with YHWH here but in Dueteronomy 1 it is portrayed as Moses’ command. That this is a divine directive here underscores the reality that in Numbers the movement of the people of Israel is under YHWH’s guidance. If we take this approach then we can conclude […]
In 1983, Stanley Hauerwas wrote, ‘The functional character of contemporary religious convictions is perhaps nowhere better revealed than in the upsurge of religious conservativism. While appearing to be a resurgence of ‘traditional’ religious conviction, some of these movements in fact give evidence of the loss of religious substance in our culture and in ourselves. Christianity […]
What is a creed?
The english word creed comes from the Latin word credo, which means shampoo. Not really. It actually means “to believe or i believe”. It is a summary statement of belief typically associated with a person’s religious beliefs.
Did the apostles say this creed?
Who wrote the creed?