Jesus: The Ultimate Minimalist

Jesus: The Ultimate Minimalist

More and more people today are embracing a minimalist lifestyle as a rejection of materialism, but over 2000 years ago Jesus Christ could be viewed as one of the earliest and ultimate to teach this philosophy. Minimalism: over 2000 years old “What has been is what will be, and what …

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Living As If Each Day Is a Miracle

Living As If Each Day Is a Miracle

The existence of Earth is a miracle given the vastness of the universe. Scientists haven’t discovered anything like it yet. On earth itself, the miraculous abounds. All these are signs that we should live each day with gratitude. The miraculous is all around us “For since the creation of the …

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Angels and Humans: Comparing the Differences

Angels and Humans: Comparing the Differences

In creating Angels, God gave them powerful abilities humans don’t possess, while, ultimately, giving both their own unique positions in the heavenly realm. Here are the differences separating angels and humans… Before we begin, a misconception about angels and humans must be cleared up. Some mistakenly assert that when humans …

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Focus on a To-Be List, Not a To-Do List

Focus on a To-Be List, Not a To-Do List

Christian teaching tells us we aren’t saved by our works, but rather by faith. By becoming reborn in Christ with a renewal of the mind, we therefore need to focus first on what we should be. Then doing the right things will follow. Be a new creation in Christ “Therefore, …

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Angels: Angelic, Roles, Names, and Terms

Angels: Angelic, Roles, Names, and Terms

Angels are not a single type, but a variety of types, defined by their specific roles. Here’s a look at what the various angels are, their status, what they do, their names, and other terms referring to angels. Terms for angels Angels are first described in the Hebrew Bible (Old …

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Is Jesus a Copycat Myth Taken From Other Savior Stories?

Is Jesus a Copycat Myth Taken From Other Savior Stories?

An oft-repeated claim is that Jesus never existed, was an invented figure taken from other savior myths, but in most cases, the similarities named by those attempting to debunk Christ are inaccurate or false. Skeptics claim Jesus is a myth Skeptics have long claimed that Jesus never existed, a “copycat” …

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Saving for Retirement: The Sooner, the Better

Saving for Retirement: The Sooner, the Better

If you’re a younger person, it can be easy to write off the concept of saving for retirement. Many people in their 20s feel as though they’ll likely never retire. The combination of the 2008 financial crisis, the shrinking middle class, and vanishing social security benefits paint a bleak picture …

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