What Does “Absent From The Body” Mean?

by Jack Wellman
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Paul says that to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord, so what does he mean by this? The Great Equalizer It seems that death and taxes will always be with us, and although the rich can sometimes find loopholes for their taxes, there is no loophole from escaping death, […]

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Are Baby Dedications Biblical?

by Jack Wellman
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Thousands of churches have baby dedications every year, so are baby dedications biblical? Does the Bible support this? Baptizing Babies The Catholic Church and several denominations still practice infant baptism, so where did infant baptism originate since it’s not found in the Bible? Is infant baptism even biblical, and if not, where did it start? […]

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Should Christians Challenge The Teaching Of Church Pastors?

by Jack Wellman
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What should a believer do if they hear their pastor preaching error? Can Christians challenge the teaching of pastors? The Bereans When the Apostle Paul and Silas were preaching the gospel in Thessalonica, the Jews hired thugs and instigated a riot because they were jealous, so the Thessalonica believer’s had to get Paul and Silas […]

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Why Don’t More Christians Share Their Faith?

by Jack Wellman
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Christians share their faith with others, don’t they? Believe it or not, this happens less frequently than you might think. Jesus’ Commands Perhaps the one thing that most disciples struggle with after they’re saved is sharing their faith with an unsaved person. They might love to serve in the church, they might regularly attend worship […]

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How Do We Become More Christ-like?

by Jack Wellman
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Jesus sought disciples after His own heart, and He found them, so what does it mean to be more Christ-like? How is this possible? Imitators When Jesus called His disciples, He bid them to “Come, follow Me” (Matt 4:19), so to begin with, those who put their trust in Christ have chosen to follow Christ, […]

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What Will We Look Like In Heaven?

by Jack Wellman
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Have you ever wondered what we will look like in heaven? Here’s a hint from Scripture. Israel’s Future The nation of Israel, at the time of Jesus’ earthly arrival, was in eager expectation of the Messiah. They didn’t expect a Messiah to be killed and raised again after three days. They thought the Messiah would […]

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What Does It Mean To Walk In The Light?

by Jack Wellman
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Jesus said we are the light of the world, and we’re commanded to walk in the light, so what does it mean and how can we do it? In the Beginning The Bible isn’t really a book about the creation of the heavens as much as it’s a book about how to get to heaven, […]

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Why Do Churches Need Policies And Bylaws?

by Jack Wellman
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Churches have policies, bylaws, and procedures, so why do they need all of these? The answer might surprise you. Order God is a God of order and not chaos (1 Cor 14:33) so a church’s bylaws, policies, and procedures protect and direct the leadership and practices of the church from being chaotic, and these policies […]

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What Do Christians Believe About Aliens?

by Jack Wellman
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Is there alien life outside the earth? If so, what do Christians think about aliens if they do exist? Creator God If we manage to find an alien life form out there, in no way does this change the fact that God is still the Creator? From mankind to microbes, all life forms owe their […]

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Is Sharia Law A Threat To The U.S.?

by Jack Wellman
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Is Sharia Law a threat to the U.S. and other nations? If so, what is the greatest threat? Sharia Law Sharia Law or Islamic sharia is the religious and legal system governing the members of the Islamic faith which is derived from the religious precepts of Islam, particularly the Quran and the Hadith. The term […]

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