Archive | August, 2011

The Façade of Prosperity

August 29, 2011

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You may or may not have heard the term prosperity Gospel. So what is it? In a nutshell, it is a message that portrays a God that promises health, wealth and prosperity based on our obedience. It swindles the good news that the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ was an act of salvation, and it […]

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Justin Bieber: Put God and family first

August 24, 2011

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The king, Elvis Presley began developing his musical talent in a church. More recently pop-sensations such as Britney Spears, Eminem, Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber (among several others) have all at some point claimed to be Christian’s that have come under the spotlight of fame and popularity.

The downside to this is any Google search will reveal the explicit controversies that these super-stars have been involved in. From provocative dancing, drugs, sex and indecent exposure to pregnancy scandals and sexual provocative attire. Are these so-called Christians giving the rest of us a bad name? If so, whose fault is it?

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What defines you? To whose family do you belong? Part 2

August 17, 2011

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[Just a quick edit, if you didn't read Part one, you can do so by clicking here ] So, I was sitting in a chapel at the Army Recruit Training Centre in Kapooka, NSW. I was listening to the Padré retell a story of how Jesus and his disciples went from town to town sharing […]

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What Defines You? To whose family do you belong?

August 11, 2011

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This is part one of my story. It’s about how I came to be a co-heir with Christ. I was two years old when my parents decided that they could no longer be married. An event that I was oblivious to at the time, and one that would define my childhood.

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How well do you know the Gospel Message of Christ?

August 6, 2011

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There are DIY guides to access the afterlife, 10 ways to perfection, 7 gospel truths, 2 ways to live, 1 way not to live and a really painful headache at the end of all that reading. Sigh. Why is the most influential and life changing story of mankind so simple yet so hard to understand? Wouldn’t it […]

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