Catholic Doctrine of Purgatory

By Dudley Ross Spears One of the first contacts I ever had with a Roman Catholic Priest was in Cookeville, Tennessee. It was my maiden Voyage as a gospel preacher. The Roman “Pontiff” at that time, passed away and I received a letter from the local parish Priest asking me to pray for the departed

What is the church of Christ?

by Rowland Gbamis | Tennessee, USA This write-up is the transcript of my discussion with Brother Lesley Egharevba about the Church of Christ on his social media television program. From the biblical account, I submit that the church of Christ is of God and not a denomination. We did discuss what the church of Christ

The Ten Commandments:  Scripture vs. Catholicism

by Ron Halbrook | Kentucky, USA In the Bible the 10 Commandments are recorded in Exodus 20:1-17 as follows: I. Thou shalt have no other gods before me.II. Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image.III. Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain.IV. Remember the sabbath day, to keep it

Gay Marriage

Pat Donahue | Alabama, USA Any passage that condemns homosex would automatically condemn gay marriage, because sex is an integral part of marriage (I Corinthians 7:2-5).  And there are plenty of passages that condemn homosexuality.  Romans 1:24,26-27 destroys the gay church’s contention that the Bible approves of their practice.  It reads, “Wherefore God also gave

The Problem with Organized Religion

By Andy Sochor | Kentucky, USA Many people today disparage “organized religion.” Instead, they simply desire a “personal relationship” with the Lord. However, this is not an “either-or” proposition. In our service to God, we have personal and corporate responsibilities. Notice what Paul wrote to the church in Ephesus: “And He gave some as apostles, and some

Is Christianity a Religion or a Way of Life? (Part 2) 

By Osamagbe Lesley Egharevba | Lagos, Nigeria In the erstwhile edition of this journal, we examined this very topic, trying to debunk and unmask the sophistry behind the notion that Christianity is not a religion but merely a way of life. In this issue, we shall look at one of the incongruous implications associated with

Is Christianity a Religion or a Way of Life? (Part 1)

By Osamagbe Lesley Egharevba | Lagos, Nigeria Many scoff at the idea that Christianity is a religion. It is very common to hear and read people speak about Christianity as not a religion but only a way of life. This sentiment is being paraded almost everywhere. In fact, one of those who hold this position,

Suppose I Was Born a Muslim

By Osamagbe Lesley Egharevba | Lagos, Nigeria Introduction Several times during our evangelistic trips as gospel preachers, while moving from house to house in an effort to fulfill the Great Commission – a method known by some as “door-knocking” or “door-to-door,” we have approached people with a view to introducing the gospel of Christ to