Category: Church

The meaning of Original Sin

When it comes to Adam and his wrongdoings there are three main views of God’s position: God planned and indeed decreed that Adam should sin. God knew Adam would sin before he created him, but created him anyway. God’s hopes for humanity were dashed in a single, if allegorical act. I’m firmly in Camp 3,…


Why Church?

It’s inevitable that somewhere along our Christian walk there will come a dissenter, naysayer or, on a good day, a genuine seeker. We learn to deal with these people with a half smile, or direct engagement, or hopefully, with the guidance of the Spirit. One of the common arguments I’ve heard is “Why do I…