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Some books on missions and biographies of missionaries from 100-150 years ago referred to people in Papua New Guinea, South America, Africa, and India as “savages.” That kind of talk is so offensive today that some believers do not even … Continue reading
Bad fruits should be expected from a bad tree. If our hearts are naturally inclined to sin, what kind of religion do you think we will invent? “So every good tree bears good fruit, but the bad tree bears bad … Continue reading
As a general category, southern Africa calls itself Christian. In Jason Mandryk’s 2010 edition of Operation World here are the numbers of people who claim to be Christian in southern African countries. Angola 94%Christian Botswana 66% Christian Namibia 91% Christian … Continue reading
Similarities between ATR and all other false religions. ATR has many gods like Hinduism or the spiritism of South America. (Some sources do claim that ATR reveres one god at the top of all the other gods. However, all the … Continue reading
Most people born in Africa before the 20th century received by default the glasses of African Traditional Religion with which they involuntarily came to know the world. For many today the world is still colored by those old lenses. In … Continue reading
“What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” (A. W. Tozer, The Knowledge of the Holy) We all wear mental “glasses” that control what we think about God. Most of us … Continue reading
The animism that is commonly called African traditional religion is one more example of depravity in false religion. Here are three chains with which the demons behind this system bind so many millions on this continent. If you sometimes wonder … Continue reading
Some time back, one godly man asked another if rap music was sinful. The question of course pointed to a deeper debate about culture, meaning, and beauty. Had I been asked, here is my answer. Rap music is sinful like… … Continue reading
Three contemporary authors have helped me get a grip on right feeling and its applications in the church. 1. One of the 6 authors of A Conservative Christian Declaration is David de Bruyn who also wrote a 130-page book called … Continue reading
Another blog post that should be a book. This comes from David de Bruyn at Towards Conservative Christianity. Where the Differences Lie April 25, 2015 Useful debate takes place when sparring parties understand their opponent’s position, and can represent it in … Continue reading