• Christianity,  Thoughts

    Paranoia, Schism & Scepticism

    Kanye West’s latest news (as of the end of October 2019) seems divisive, especially within Christendom (a very broad scope). There are many who have expressed extreme happiness, genuine surprise, joy and on the side, scepticism, scrutiny, condemnation and nit-picking. This is exactly the problem that outlines the great division that exists in Christendom, particular in the Evangelical circles. Over in the Reformed camp, especially in the more “fundamental” sector, many have expressed their scepticism and have decried this as a publicity stunt of sorts. Some would back up their harsh judgments by using examples of West’s behaviour, words, or family life examples. Not content with this, they would attach…

  • Christianity,  Reflection

    The Weight of Christianity

    The Lord Jesus warned and rebuked the self-righteousness of the Scribes and Pharisees in His day. Many in modern-day pulpits are contented to think that this warning and declaration of woes are merely applicable to the past (particularly Matthew 23); perhaps to the Romish religion in the time of the Reformation. But that assumes that God’s Word has no eternal weight that is relevant and applicable throughout the ages. If we objectively look at the formation and development of this elite religious leaders, we will find many such traits in the modern-day setting. The chief characteristic seems to stem from the worship of human tradition, or if we were to…