Posts in Category: general articles

Why Christmas is no longer a pagan festival

In a conversation with my senior sister about Christmas, she made mention to me that they are not going to feast again on the 25th December. My inquisitive instinct, as usual, wanted to know more about this. There she explained to me that they have been taught that killing an animal on Christmas day is an offering to the god of Christmas. The moment she finished dropping every word,

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… And lead us not into temptation

The pontiff of Rome, Francis, is contesting that Matt. 6: 13, which traditionally reads, “And lead us not into temptation”, should rather be read, “And do not allow us to fall into temptation”. The reasons given suggest that we’re responsible for entering into temptation and not God. This seems to agree with James 1: 13-14. When commenting on this, Doug Batchelor, an Adventist preacher on Amazing Facts television broadcast

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Is “He” A Pastor or Bishop? Question on Church Leadership

The leadership construct in the Old Testament (OT) is obviously unlike that of the New Testament (NT). And both differ from our contemporary understanding of leadership in the church. The OT leadership was mostly on absolutes, whiles the NT model appears more subjective. Check the difference:

OT Leadership
Kingship (dynastic)
Priesthood (Levitical succession)
Prophets (School of prophets or special call)
Sages (Family heads and prominent persons)

NT Leadership


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