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Tough Questions Part 7: Can We Trust the Bible?
/ November 4, 2013 10:54 am

Tough Questions Part 7: Can We Trust the Bible?

  This week, we’re dealing with another foundational question: can we trust the Bible? After all, Christianity is really totally dependent on the Bible for what it teaches. If the Bible is not trustworthy, the whole foundation crumbles. PJ tackles [&hellip

Tough Questions Part 6: Hasn’t Science Disproved God?
/ October 28, 2013 7:04 am

Tough Questions Part 6: Hasn’t Science Disproved God?

We all know that the last few hundred years have been characterised by amazing progress in the realm of science, with us knowing FAR more about the universe and its working now than we did in the Middle Ages. Some [&hellip

Tough Questions Part 5: How can a Good, All-Powerful God Allow Suffering?
/ October 20, 2013 4:31 pm

Tough Questions Part 5: How can a Good, All-Powerful God Allow Suffering?

  This is the biggy. The really big one. Our most-voted-for tough question is this one. How can a good, loving, all-powerful God allow suffering? After all, surely if He’s good, He will have the motive  to stop suffering? And if He’s all-powerful, surely He [&hellip

Tough Questions Part 4: How Can a Loving God Send People to Hell?
/ October 15, 2013 11:52 am

Tough Questions Part 4: How Can a Loving God Send People to Hell?

Few topics tend to provoke as strong reactions from people as this one: how can a loving God send people to hell? In this message, PJ tackles the question head-on, under the following headings: What does the Bible teach about [&hellip

Tough Questions Part 3: How Can There Only Be One Way to God?
/ October 8, 2013 9:49 am

Tough Questions Part 3: How Can There Only Be One Way to God?

  Few topics garner as much emotion as this one, when it comes to matters of faith and religion: how can you possibly claim that there is only one way to God? Isn’t that the height of narrow intolerance and [&hellip

Tough Questions Part 2: Christians Are Judgemental
/ September 23, 2013 12:31 pm

Tough Questions Part 2: Christians Are Judgemental

  Continuing our Tough Questions series, this week we looked at another top 3 objection: “Christians are Judgemental, so I can’t take Christianity seriously.” In this message, PJ unpacks whether the Bible forbids making moral judgements at all, or just [&hellip

Tough Questions Part 1: Christians are Hypocrites
/ September 23, 2013 9:08 am

Tough Questions Part 1: Christians are Hypocrites

  We have just started a new series, Tough Questions, where we are going to be dealing with the 7 top objections to Christianity in the City of Jo’burg, as revealed in our recent survey. These objections often stop people [&hellip

Colossians Part 27: Paul and his Friends
/ September 1, 2013 3:27 pm

Colossians Part 27: Paul and his Friends

  We tend to want to rush past the closing comments of the Paul’s epistles, where he usually greets a load of people. But we must remember that “all Scripture” is God-breathed (2 Tim 3:16). In other words, even the [&hellip

Colossians Part 26: Attractive Living and Speaking
/ August 14, 2013 4:21 pm

Colossians Part 26: Attractive Living and Speaking

In Col 4:3-6, the Apostle Paul outlines some ways in which the Gospel should impact our speaking and living. Often, believers struggle to live up to this with any integrity. Paul insists this should not be. Because of the great [&hellip

GodFirst Puzzles some Christians
/ August 13, 2013 9:01 am

GodFirst Puzzles some Christians

  Christians often ask us why we package much of what we do in a way that doesn’t sound or look very Christian. Not in a sinful sense, but in a “vibe” sense. For example, we recently entitled a well-publicised message “Will [&hellip