The Discipline of Prayer by Sam Raju Prayer is relational. The primary purpose of prayer is not to make God do what we want him to, but rather it is to build an intimate relationship with Him. Oswald Chambers says that the point of prayer is not to get answers from God but to have perfect and complete oneness with Him.
‘Wordal’ Abuse: An Expose’ (How NOT to read the Word ) by Charles Premkumar Joseph As someone who has had no formal theological training but had thrived on large spiritual helpings from pulpits, tapes, DVDs and the World Wide Web, and of course my ‘insights’ from the study of the Word, I have come to feel the intense need to UNLEARN and RE-LEARN the Scriptures (the way it’s meant to be). The Apostle Paul admonishes his protégé’ to Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who […]
by Neil Vimalkumar B Many times we dichotomize life and theology. We pursue theology as a mere cognitive endeavour. But when we look at the great Biblical characters we find that they never put their life and their knowledge into separate compartments. Both were integrated as one complete whole. Our lives are a testimony to the Gospel of Christ. The lifestyle of the apologist is as important as the content of his knowledge. How we lead our lives, points to the God we worship.
by Michael Ramsden A society can function only if its people are men and women of integrity. Ethics and Morality play an important role in the life of an individual and a community, yet we find it very difficult to keep to the moral standards required. We fail over and over again. Does our worldview have an answer for the predicament we humans find ourselves in? Does it satisfactorily resolve the paradox and provide us a way out of the chaos which it can lead to?