We Are Radical

Bringing radical thoughts worth pondering (A blog of poriruachurch.com)

Salvation Series 2: Sin

The best known verse in the Bible is probably John 3:16. For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall … Continue reading

16/10/2013 · 2 Comments

Salvation Series 1: Salvation

You hear a lot of churchgoers talk about “salvation.” Usually, the one talking about salvation assumes that the one(s) he or she is talking to knows the concept of biblical … Continue reading

15/10/2013 · 2 Comments

Restoring True Worship

Upon the completion of the Jerusalem temple—the center of Jewish worship—Solomon reminded the Israelites that God is worthy of adoration and praise simply because of who He is and because … Continue reading

12/10/2013

The Most Selfish Saying

Here is a question to ponder: What is the most sincerely selfish phrase in religion? I believe I have come close to finding it. What is it? “Join the church … Continue reading

09/10/2013

That’s Your Interpretation

Have you ever been discussing the Bible with someone, and either you or your friend says, “Well, that’s your interpretation”? What does someone mean when he or she says that? … Continue reading

11/09/2013

Biblical Interpretation: Asking the Right Questions

What does the Bible say to me, and how does it apply to my life? As important as these questions are, the proverbial cart is placed before the horse when they are the … Continue reading

19/08/2013

Bearing Fruit for the Vinedresser

The Ecclesiastes author wrote, “Vanity of vanities! All is vanity” (Ecclesiastes 1:2). He later explained how wisdom, possessions, labour, physical pleasure, and wine are wastes of time. He finally wrote, … Continue reading

19/08/2013

Life’s Greatest Joys

I have made some exciting decisions in my life. One of those choices was to marry Kristen. Another was to go to university. Yet another was to move to New … Continue reading

15/08/2013

Immersed in Entertainment

We live in a culture that swamps us with entertainment. Everywhere we look, there it is. Billboards. Television. Magazines. Music. Books. Video Games. Movies. Internet. It’s part of our everyday … Continue reading

05/08/2013

God Seeks Worship

There is a passage in the New Testament that I have read literally hundreds of times. It wasn’t until a few days ago that I paid particular attention to one … Continue reading

22/07/2013