by Sam Raju We wrestle with many fears on a daily basis: rejection, loneliness, ridicule, failure. However, for most of us, the greatest fear we face is death. What will happen when I die? What awaits me? Will it be good or bad, painful or pleasant, will I continue to exist in some form or will I cease to exist? The uncertainty of what will befall troubles us. Philosopher Paul Tillich says everyone has to come to terms with the “threat of non-being.” For though we know that we exist and that we are alive, we also know that someday […]
by Jill Carattini In J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, Frodo, the young hobbit, has been given the burden of bearing the one ring of power. It is a ring that has the potential to put all of Middle Earth under terror and shadow, and the darkness is already spreading. With a fellowship of friends, Frodo determines he must start the long, dark journey to destroy the ring by throwing it into the volcano from which it was forged. It is a journey that will take him on fearful paths through enemy territory and overwhelming temptation to the ends […]
by Dr Kethoser (Aniu) Kevichusa If the resurrection is true and Jesus did indeed rise from the dead, then it changes everything. What is life, who is God and how do I look at life and death will all be radically redefined in the light of the resurrection. But did it really happen? Is it a historical fact? What are some of the historical evidences for the resurrection claim? In this video Aniu Kevichusa lays down historical evidences to help the viewer understand the strong proofs behind the most significant event in history.
After Jesus was crucified, two men came and asked Pilate for permission to take His body down from the cross and entomb Him. They were men who, when Jesus was alive, were afraid to follow Him openly. One was Joseph of Arimathea, whom the Bible describes as a secret follower. The other was a teacher who had earlier come to Jesus at night so that he would not be seen in His company. His name was Nicodemus. Nicodemus and Joseph brought a sack of myrrh and aloes and, along with spices and strips of cloth, they wrapped Jesus’ body in […]
Believe it or not, Christians claim that Jesus actually rose again – bodily and historically – from the dead on the first Easter day. Many, of course, do not believe. To them, Christians would humbly and graciously request to not prejudge the case, but to investigate it. But what, really, is at stake in the truth or falsity of the Christian claim that Jesus rose again from the dead on the first Easter morning? Found in the Bible, in one of his letters to the Christians in the ancient city of Corinth, the Apostle Paul, who was himself formerly a […]