Tag: Theology

Learning About Faith from Stories in the Gospels

When one considers this rough patchwork of stories, one sees the complexity in the subject of faith. What are we to make of all…

Learning About Faith from Stories in the Gospels

Is God Disappointed with Me?

A lot of us Christians, deep down, feel insecure. We think that God is disappointed in us. This feeling might come because we’ve sinned…

Is God Disappointed with Me?

Essentials of the Christian Faith

This reality isn’t exclusively Kenyan. Ligonier Ministries, in partnership with Lifeway Research, surveys ‘The State of Theology’ in America every two years. One of…

Essentials of the Christian Faith

Eschatology – How It Ends

Eschatology, the doctrine of end times, is one topic that many Christians long to have clarity about. We have a war going on between…

Eschatology – How It Ends

Should I Cast Out the Spirit of Premature Death?

I recently attended a relative’s burial. At the end of the preaching, the minister, who had made dismal attempts to point people to Christ…

Should I Cast Out the Spirit of Premature Death?

Miracles are Miraculous

You have probably seen announcements on TV or the internet of a ‘great’ man of God who is in town with goodie bags of…

Miracles are Miraculous

Understanding Gospel Adoption

Like Justification, adoption is a legal term. How we think about adoption today differs from how the word was used in the New Testament…

Understanding Gospel Adoption

The Authority of Scripture

For one to have a genuine Christian walk, there are several sources of guidance for them, but the main one is Scripture. Scripture refers…

The Authority of Scripture

The Glory of God

The Hebrew word for glory is ‘kabod,’ which has in itself the idea of weighty. The Greek word ‘doxa’ is the equivalent of the…

The Glory of God

What is the Atonement of Christ?

In the Christian faith, atonement refers to the suffering that Christ endured for our sins, making provision for us to be reconciled to God….

What is the Atonement of Christ?

Doctrine of Satan

The Bible depicts Satan as a created being. Scripture declares that everything was created by God and for God (Romans 11:36; 1 Corinthians 8:6;…

Doctrine of Satan

The Doctrine of the Trinity

The Trinity is one of the most distinct descriptions of the God of the Bible. As Christians, we believe that there is one God….

The Doctrine of the Trinity

Doctrines About Angels

A friend recently confessed that he fellowshipped in a church that strongly emphasizes teachings about angels. The church has over a hundred angels who…

Doctrines About Angels

Sufficiency of Scripture

There are many publications about religion out here for our consumption. As saints, however, God’s Word is our ultimate authority for reference. Several scholars…

Sufficiency of Scripture

What Does it Mean to Be Created in God’s Image?

In your salvation journey, have you found yourself struggling with Genesis 1:26-27? Specifically, what does it really mean to be created in the image…

What Does it Mean to Be Created in God’s Image?

Doctrines About Demons

Among the powers at work in our world are demonic powers. The doctrine about demons is famous among Pentecostal churches. We have churches that…

Doctrines About Demons

Who is Anointed By God? What Does it Mean?

It is not unusual to hear “Touch not the Lord’s anointed,” when someone criticises or speaks negatively about a Christian leader. The reasoning behind…

Who is Anointed By God? What Does it Mean?

How Does Theology Strengthen Our Faith?

Contrary to the popular belief that theology is an abstract knowledge only intellectuals can pursue, theology is, in its simplest sense, what we do…

How Does Theology Strengthen Our Faith?

The Work of the Holy Spirit

Whenever we end our services reciting the words of 2 Corinthians 13:14: “…the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God…

The Work of the Holy Spirit

The Independence of God 

“God alone”, the Christian says, ascribing due reverence. “A lonely God”, thinks the heathen, for he supposes that God created man because he was…

The Independence of God 

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