Connecting Faith and Life

Abraham: At the Altar

Abraham has a unique place in the world religious history. Three major religions (Jews, Muslims, Christians) of the world admire and adore him. His influence on the believers of all ages is tremendous. Abraham was not a perfect man, he had…

Sadhu Sundar Singh: The Indian Saint

India has produced many dynamic men and woman of God who have labored for the extension of His kingdom. One of the foremost among them is Sadhu Sundar Singh. His story is a saga of Christian faith and discipleship. Sadhu Sundar Singh is a…

Is There a Way Out of Porn?

It is seldom that one escapes the snare of porn during the growing up years of life. A decade or two ago, porn had to be sought out in book stalls in the form of sleazy story books or erotic picture collections. Today, with the web invading…

Small, Yet Significant!

Hag. 2:1-9 is a familiar story for many of us. The people of God after being in Babylonian captivity for almost seventy years were finally allowed to return to their native land by King Cyrus. After the return, the major task that was…

The Reformation Story

Martin Luther's courageous act of nailing ninety-five theses on the church door at Wittenburg in 1517 marked the beginning of an unprecedented Reformation movement within the Christendom. Right from the beginning the movement was diverse in…

What is Marriage?

It is important to know what the Bible talks about marriage. Contrary to the contemporary belief, marriage is not a human institution devised by human beings. Rather, it was established by God himself at the beginning of human history.…

Christian Salvation: Is it Unique?

Every religion has a set of beliefs about God, man, purpose in life, life after death and final destiny. The most important and interesting of all these is the study of life after death and ultimate destiny of human beings. A term that…

Holy! Holy!! Holy!!!

President Calvin Coolidge invited some people from his hometown to dinner at the White House. Since they did not know how to behave at such an occasion, they thought the best policy would be just to do what the President did. The time came…

Divorce in OT Era

The biblical record shows that, unlike marriage, divorce was not instituted by God. There is no indication in the Bible suggesting that God introduced and institutionalised divorce as part of His order for human society. Divorce, is…

Jesus on Divorce

Divorce on fairly trivial grounds were common in the time of Jesus. The Mosaic legislation was mostly misrepresented as a sanction for divorce rather as regulation. Divorce was seen as morally right and lawful. All that mattered was the…