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How should believers respond to the Israel-Palestine conflict?

June 8, 2021  - By Dr. Scott Shiffer

The world calls them oppressors. Christians are inclined to see them as “God’s chosen people”. Is there a ‘right side’?

The church and politics: A Roman history lesson

May 7, 2021  - By Garrett Haley

We've read the epistles several times, but understanding the historical setting they were written in can give them a new level of meaning entirely

Why is there no proof for the existence of Leviathan?

April 6, 2021  - By Dr. Scott Shiffer

In the Old Testament, God gives Job a very elaborate description of a terrifying creature. A reader asks if we've any proof for its existence

The meaning of the Magi

February 24, 2021  - By Winston Hottman

The story of the three wise men bearing gifts for baby Jesus is a familiar one. But the legendary trio are about far more than a good Christmas tale

Is there historical evidence that Jesus existed?

December 29, 2020  - By Revanth T.

Christians are content to lean on Scripture as their primary source about Jesus. But what do we know of Him from outside the Bible?

Why do churches celebrate Christmas?

December 22, 2020  - By Jobin John Mathew

If there is no evidence for Jesus being born on the 25th of December, why do believers continue to mark what might be a pagan celebration?

How does Christ’s sacrifice cover sins after His death?

October 13, 2020  - By Rufus Simon Varghese

Jesus lived 2,000 years ago, long before we were ever born. A reader asked how His work on the cross can atone for those who didn't even exist at the time

Who is Jesus and what difference does it make?

August 16, 2020  - By Revanth T.

Jesus is not only a historical figure, but also our eternal contemporary — someone who continues to have a far-reaching influence on the world

The speaking dead

May 22, 2020  - By Elizabeth Abraham

A visit to a secluded graveyard is an unlikely place to find encouragement. And yet, the testimonies of those who went on before us have much to say today

Stand in the gap

April 19, 2020  - By Premilla Jacob

Many are describing 2020 as the worst year in decades. But what if God put us here in this exact moment in time to make a difference?

What do we do with the disputed text of Jesus and the adulteress?

March 24, 2020  - By Thomson B Thomas

Scholars dispute the origin of the story in John describing the Lord’s interaction with the woman caught in adultery. What should believers make of it?

8 things to know about creation

December 15, 2019  - By Dr. Scott Shiffer

The formation of the world is a subject of endless curiosity. Here are some things we do know about it from the Word of God

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