Category: Religion

What if Cessationism is Wrong?

When it comes to continuationists of the reformed or at least gospel-centred ilk it is appropriate and wise to place the matter of the gifts in the secondary issue box. I love the warmth and genuineness expressed in Mahaney and the fire and passion in Piper. However, I recently shared an article Shreiner wrote called…

The Most Destructive Influences on Christianity in South Africa #5: The ZCC

The following is an excerpt from Dr Kevin Roy’s book “Zion City RSA” with a few alterations, additions and subtractions by me to make it more suitable for the blogging format, for the full bibliography see the bottom of the article The Zion Christian Church (ZCC) is one of South Africa’s largest churches, yet the facts around it’s founder…

The Most Destructive Influences on Christianity in South Africa #4: The Leaven of Liberalism

The following is an excerpt from Dr Kevin Roy’s book “Zion City RSA” with a few alterations, additions and subtractions by me to make it more suitable for the blogging format. For the full bibliography see the bottom of the article A profound struggle took place in the mid-1800’s for the Dutch Reformed Church. This struggle occurred between defenders…

Are You Putting God in a Box?

“Putting God in a box”, I’m not sure if you have ever been accused of this. I have been reflecting on the accusation, since I don’t want to be guilty of it. Normally it’s used as a theological defence for continuationists (those who believe the sign gifts that the Holy Spirit granted during the apostolic…

Taking a look at Lectio Divina

Perhaps you don’t know what Lectio Divinia is, and in a few moments you may be smelling the beginnings of a polemical argument over an abstract point of Theology, I encourage you not to stop reading, because even if you don’t grasp everything, you can still benefit from this article in a number of ways.…