Category: Theology

19
Nov

325AD: The Year Jesus Became God

The Nicene Creed The year that Jesus became God, in Christian doctrine, is very precise. In mid-325 AD, a council of Christian bishops convened in the city of Nicaea (now known as the town of İznik, in modern day Turkey). One of the main objectives of this meeting was to settle the longstanding theological debate regarding the […]

05
Nov
Hell, Hades and Gehenna: Origins

The Origins Of Hell

Of Monsters And Men… The images associated with the word ‘hell’ seem more akin to something from a horror story; closer to fiction than fact. Yet, for many Christians, the belief in hell, a place of eternal torment for the damned souls of the wicked, is very real. The belief in the existence of a […]

25
Sep
What happens when we die - death

Death: What Happens When We Die?

Humans have been dying for a really long time. While there’s no doubt that we’ve gotten better at avoiding it, for longer, it seems it can’t be put off indefinitely. Even the most mild and mediocre of lives may get us to a grand old century or more, but old age catches up with us […]

16
Apr
Who is satan and how does satan affect your decisions

Owning Your Decisions: You and Satan

One of the long standing conversations among different Christian groups is the discussion about satan. What or who is satan? What exactly does satan do? And where does satan fit into the work that Jesus came to do? It’s probably a good idea to firstly start with a bit of background on the Bible, as […]