The dozen or so books in the Apocrypha were all written during the 400 years between the old and new testaments. They are useful history and teaching but were never meant to be taught as scripture.
Should Christians celebrate Independence Day in Church? We’ve done many articles in our “Should Christians celebrate” series. Most of these deal with objections to specific holidays based on their origins. Christmas and Easter in particular are often objected to because they are believed to stem from pagan celebrations. Independence Day in the United States is somewhat different. The Continue Reading
What is Arianism? Arianism is another one of those fancy theological terms that can tend to confuse Christians. It is referring to an ancient heresy that existed in the Church in the 2nd and 3rd centuries A.D. While it eventually became the minority view, at one time it actually had the backing of a majority of Christian leaders. Continue Reading
How many Bible translations are there? For many Christians, one of their first questions after converting is “Which Bible should I get?”. I vividly remember going to my local Christian bookstore for the first time and staring at a wall of different Bible translations. What did all those three letter names mean? KJV, NKJV, NIV, ESV, NASB, RNRSV, Continue Reading
Should Christians Use The Enneagram? I have to admit, until very recently I wasn’t aware of the Enneagram. I knew there was some controversy about using it in the Church. But I had never taken the time to dive into it. Now that I have, I’m not comfortable with it. On the surface, the Enneagram appears to be Continue Reading
Should Christians practice yoga? Christian yoga is popping up more and more now days. It’s not uncommon to see churches advertising it on their websites or in their Sunday bulletins. But is yoga something we should be doing as Christians? What is yoga? Answering the question “What is yoga” is difficult. That’s because it’s use is so vast, and Continue Reading