Is it Time for a Check-up?

The Corinthian Church was spiritual – how could they not be Christians? Tongues and the prophetic were prevalent. And yet, sadly, fornication was also present (II Cor. 12:21), along with revelry (I Cor. 10:7) and insubordination (I Cor. 1:10; 3:3; 11:18). There seemed to be a complete lack of discipline. Corinth had a party spirit,…

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The Power of One

Just this past weekend was the Super Bowl. The whole nation stopped to watch it. On each side of the football, men dressed in battle gear lined up to either advance or stop the movement of the ball, 11 on each side. Big men. Strong men. Men with war-paint, cleats and helmets. Six officials joined…

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Examine Yourself

The Corinthian church was in a critically important location. At the time of Paul’s missionary journeys, Corinth was the leading city of Achaia. Achaia was the Roman province which covered the southern part of the modern nation of Greece. Athens was still the educational centre of Achaia, but Corinth was the capital of the Roman…

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Living a Life of Integrity

Apologetics is the branch of theology that focuses on the defense of the faith before the uninformed world, before skeptics and unbelievers. A trained apologist has the ability to articulate a reasonable and compelling case, evidence for the veracity of Christianity. The theological discipline requires a great deal of complex and critical thinking that is…

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