Contemplations

What’s My Role in the Kingdom of God?

Matthew 6:33
This is a question that is pondered by many. Is the Kingdom of God here and now or will it be established at some future time? Am I supposed to have a role? Can I choose one or will God assign me something? Once we understand the true nature of the Kingdom of God it...

International Finance

It is a slow day in a little Greek Village. The rain is beating down and the streets are deserted. Times are tough, everybody is in debt, and everybody lives on credit. On this particular day a rich German tourist is driving through the village, stops at the local hotel and lays a €100 note on...

Our Climb from the Slime

slime
Let's pretend for a minute that the theory of evolution is a scientifically proven fact. Let's pretend that evolutionary theory is the fruit of scientific method as defined by the Oxford English Dictionary, i.e., "...consisting in systematic observation, measurement, and experiment, and the formulation, testing, and modification of hypotheses."  You know what I mean, actually based on empirical or...

Living the Kingdom of God

Yesterday I shared some thoughts about the Kingdom of God and where we might find it. I concluded that God's Kingdom was established through Jesus Christ, is right here on Earth, and presently co-exists with Satan's Kingdom of the world. I think we'd all agree that by default we're all living in the world, and not so much...

Does God Really Love Me?

for god so loved the world
Some would argue that, given all the suffering in this world, God couldn’t possibly love us. And I think we might agree that there are days when God’s love indeed seems quite remote. Does he really love us as the church proclaims? The Bible teaches that God loves us. The apostle John makes it very...

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