23 April: The End of the World?

Every so often you can read ‘prophecies’ about the end of the world. Often these ‘prophets’ claim to have a special kind of revelation through which they are able to understand the Bible better than anyone else, even better than our Lord Jesus Christ Himself (Matthew 24:36-44; Mark 13:32-37). The Rapture Now again, there is…

Which news is important?

Daily we are swamped with news or what passes as news. It’s a like continuous tropical deluge. There’s something to suit every taste. A weekend newspaper or a single news website can keep you occupied for hours. It is very easy to be a passive follower of the news, by letting it wash over you…

Culture of Death

In one week, the USA saw a terrorist in New York killing 8 people, a man “nonchalantly” walking into a Denver Walmart store and fire a handgun at shoppers, leaving three dead, and at least 26 people killed in a “church massacre” in Texas. And this all only one month after a 64-year-old man in…