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Godly John

Godly John

Raised in the Middle East, now living in Melbourne, Australia, Godly John is married with one son. A former agnostic, he is now involved in lay teaching ministries at his local church, and loves thinking about the intersection between reformed theology, philosophy, culture and ethics.

Articles by Godly John

Where did the first sin come from?

Where did the first sin come from?

April 13, 2021  - By Godly John

When God created the world, He declared it all good. A reader asked: where did sin originate from to begin with, in that case?

The fallacy of Critical Race Theory

The fallacy of Critical Race Theory

March 3, 2021  - By Godly John

While social justice movements are unable to solve the issues they raise, the gospel is sufficient to bring about true reconciliation

Understanding critical race theory

Understanding critical race theory

January 27, 2021  - By Godly John

Social justice movements the world over have embraced CRT. Many churches and Christian leaders have followed suit. Is it compatible with the gospel though?

Christ was born for you
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Christ was born for you

December 24, 2020  - By Godly John

Through the incarnation, the entire world has been put on notice that it no longer has any excuse to deny God’s provision of salvation in Jesus

Why do some churches affirm the LGBTQ stance?

Why do some churches affirm the LGBTQ stance?

October 20, 2020  - By Godly John

Read about the arguments advocates use to justify homosexuality and whether they really hold water when held up against the teaching of the Bible

Called to suffer, yet not without hope

Called to suffer, yet not without hope

September 18, 2020  - By Godly John

If our future is eternity with God, why should we endure through suffering in this life? Romans 8 tells us why the Christian state is not a paradox

Shadows of a perfect Father

Shadows of a perfect Father

June 24, 2020  - By Godly John

Being a dad is no easy ask. Being a godly one even more so. Earthly fathers, here’s some encouragement, as you love, live and lead like Christ

Rejoicing through a pandemic

Rejoicing through a pandemic

May 24, 2020  - By Godly John

Do you find your hope draining away? Are you unable to keep worry at bay? Philippians 4 reminds us why we can have peace — even joy — despite the storms

Why Christianity is so polarised today

Why Christianity is so polarised today

March 13, 2020  - By Godly John

How is it that we believe in the same Lord, yet hold such wildly opposing views to the hot-button topics of the day? Where is our Christian unity?

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