Category Archives: Religion

Heavenly Reality is not Just a Better Shadow

Recently in the Bible study group I am attending we were studying the Epistle to the Hebrews. As we were reviewing this fascinating New Testament letter I remembered some notes on the Hebrews I wrote twenty years ago. I am … Continue reading

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Inappropriate Message from the President

I have been privileged to attend the National Prayer Breakfasts (NPB) in Washington DC almost every year since 2004. I was there too one week ago at the 65th annual National Prayer Breakfast. A number of people involved from the … Continue reading

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Wake Us Up, Lord

“Wake us up, Lord! Wake us up!” This is how I pray at the beginning of the year 2017. As we reflect on the world state of affairs at the beginning of the New Year I see that we haven’t … Continue reading

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One Day It Will Not Be a False Flag

Advent Reflection  “In the last days scoffers will come…  and say, ‘Where is this ‘coming” he promised?’” 2. Peter 3:3.4. There was a time when believing in the soon return of Jesus Christ defined the lives of many of my … Continue reading

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Reformation Without Strings Attached

  499 years ago to date a German monk Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Wittenberg Castle Church in Germany. This event set in motion the unstoppable wave of Protestant Reformation in Europe, and led … Continue reading

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Our Only Hope

The roots of anger that is increasingly overloading the world are not to be found in the endless list of scapegoats that we are so quick to blame for everything today – for moral, economic, social, political, national and personal … Continue reading

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Have a Merry Belated Christmas!

The first thing I noticed as I entered the Refugee Camp in Slavonski Brod, Croatia less than three weeks ago was a big Christmas tree shining in the middle of the camp. It looked as a sign of hope in … Continue reading

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Writing on the Wall

There was a time when believing that Jesus Christ was coming back soon defined the lives of many of us. I grew up in a church environment that believed in and proclaimed the imminent return of Jesus. Today, however, we … Continue reading

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The Storm is Coming

The whole world has become a battlefield. And it will get worse. But believing that we can defeat evil by physical confrontation, through uprisings, violent protests and wars is as naïve as Peter’s attempt to defend innocent Jesus by cutting … Continue reading

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Unity Outside Jesus is Idolatry

Jesus never prayed for the unity of religions. Unity to which Jesus calls his followers has a clear focus and purpose. It is the unity in and around Jesus, modeled by and rooted in the loving and mutually embracive relationship … Continue reading

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