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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’?

Why is the tribe of Dan missing from the 144,000 in Revelation?

April 27, 2021  - By Rufus Simon Varghese

A reader asks why the Jewish remnant mentioned in the last book of the Bible failed to include one of its original tribes

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

The song of the vineyard

October 9, 2020  - By Tom Horvat

We find beautiful — and, at times startling — horticultural imagery throughout the Bible. Discover the key to flourishing where God plants us

Understanding the Church – Part 1

August 14, 2020  - By Dr. Scott Shiffer

Find out how to tell a true church from a false one, what a church's main ministries and calling are, and what is the biblical model for church discipline

His mercies in our misery

August 7, 2020  - By Premilla Jacob

When God does not answer our prayers the way we expect, we often assume He has passed us by. We forget that He is not only our God, but also our Father

When religion becomes a sin

June 14, 2020  - By Tom Horvat

The Israelites made the grave mistake of mistaking the outward motions of religion for real holiness — and Christians can easily fall into the same trap

Psalm 14: When the wicked oppress God’s people

April 5, 2020  - By Dr. David Brooks

It's difficult to see the end from the beginning, but we are encouraged to look ahead to what God has promised — for in the future is deliverance

Why does God ‘allow’ social practices that are wrong?

November 12, 2019  - By Revanth T.

A reader asks why God doesn’t condemn the institution of slavery outright, if He could be specific about other matters in the OT

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