Friday, April 8, 2011
Why do Christians try to impose their values on others?: "Christians are frequently accused of trying to impose their values or their beliefs on others. The oft-heard accusation is that Christians are trying to “shove their religion down our throats.” In addressing this question, we must also address the implied accusation that Christians are an authoritarian group that seeks to impinge on the rights of others. Of course, there have been tyrants who were professed Christians, but true followers of Jesus Christ do not seek to infringe on anyone’s basic human rights."
Posted by steve at 12:03 PM
Can a Christian be a nudist? What does the Bible say about nudity?: "Many pagan cultures throughout history considered public nudity normative, especially Spartan, Greek, and Roman societies. In more recent years, pubic nudity has become more and more acceptable, with many groups promoting a “back-to-nature” philosophy and the supposed health benefits of taking off one’s clothes. Nudists, or naturists, form clubs, frequent clothing-free beaches, and engage in activities ranging from hiking to horseback riding au naturel."
Posted by steve at 12:00 PM
From the Lighthouse BlogA Hindu Yogi Speaks: “There is no Christian Yoga.”: " We posted the following article in 2007. It is written by Yogi Baba Prem, who is a Hindu Yogi, a Vedavisharada trained in the traditional gurukural system. Because Yoga is growing in popularity among Christians today, we decided to post this again. We hope that Christians who are considering Yoga will read this. And please read our own research and articles (see links below)."
Posted by steve at 10:43 AM
Harvest Daily Devotion for 4/8/2011: "Easter Is for Second Chances": "Do you need a second chance today? On the first Easter morning, Peter needed one. There in the Upper Room, he had insisted that he would never deny Christ. But just as Jesus had predicted, Peter not only denied the Lord, but he denied Him three times"
Posted by steve at 10:41 AM
Free Easter movie from Resurgence | free Christian resources: "Before we celebrate the risen Jesus Christ on Easter, we come together as a church to remember his bloody, sacrificial death on the cross on Good Friday. “Good Friday” is a riveting short film, depicting of the final hours of Jesus’ life, and is shown at Mars Hill Church services for that remembrance."
Posted by steve at 10:29 AM