Tag: Christianity

A Comparison of Apologetic Methods (Infograph)

Apologetics is the ‘defence of the Christian faith’. However there is not just one approach to apologetics. This table is my attempt to give a quick comparison of the different methods with the hope that it may encourage you to study in a direction you previously didn’t know. Or at least to present the methods in a…

Some Misconceptions Continue to Abound! (Infograph)

Common knowledge is sometimes not so common. This is because you’ve heard all the facts above from the news, your friends and everyone around you. Chances are, you have spread some false information around, thinking that you are right all along. Few take the time to run a back check on everything they hear. And sources such as…

The Last 100 Years of Christianity in Africa

Last week I came across a blog post that showed a few maps indicating how Christianity has grown in Africa in the last 100 years. I was fascinated by this and did some more searching, coming across much interesting material. Consider this first map of the make-up of Africa in 1910:          …

The Gospel in South Africa #16: Another Wave of Charismatics

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 This is the sixteenth in a series of posts I am doing on pivotal moments for the Gospel in…

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.…

What I Never THORt About Jacob and Esau

Jacob and Esau; few sets of siblings have had such an impact on world history. The three major Monotheistic religions of the worldall own these brothers as part of their own story. It was in a group study on these two characters from Genesis that I realised the most offensive part of their story is…