Category Archives: Guest Contributors

“What should be the focus of Christians on Thanksgiving?”


The original thanksgiving celebration was held by the Pilgrim settlers in Massachusetts during their second winter in America in December, 1621. The first winter had killed 44 of the original 102 colonists. At one point their daily food ration was … Continue reading

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“How should a Christian respond to beggars?”


There are many opinions on the question of how to respond to beggars and panhandlers, which admittedly is a difficult one. Some people feel comfortable handing out money, believing it is then up to the beggar to determine how to … Continue reading

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“Does God love Satan? Since we are to love our enemies, does that mean we should love Satan?”


No, God does not love Satan, and neither should we. God cannot love that which is evil and unholy, and Satan embodies all of that. He is the enemy (1 Peter 5:8); the evil one (Matthew 6:13); the father of … Continue reading

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“What are the origins of Halloween?”


Whatever the origins or history of Halloween, Halloween is celebrated in many different ways by all sorts of people around the world. Traditionally, it was known as All Hallows’ Eve, when the dead were remembered. Over time, it became cultural. … Continue reading

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“Should Christians celebrate Halloween?”


Whether or not Christians should celebrate Halloween can be a very controversial topic. Some Christians celebrate Halloween simply by dressing up in a costume and having fun, seeing it as innocent and harmless. Other Christians are equally convinced that Halloween is … Continue reading

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“Does war with Syria have anything to do with the end times?”


As civil war rages in Syria and other nations ponder potential involvement, some Bible teachers believe we can see biblical end-times prophecy unfolding right before our eyes. The Middle East is a religious-political powder keg and has been for years, … Continue reading

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“Was Judas Iscariot forgiven/saved?”


The Bible clearly indicates that Judas was not saved. Jesus Himself said of Judas, “The Son of Man will go just as it is written about him. But woe to that man who betrays the Son of Man! It would … Continue reading

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“Why does God not seem to care about the millions of starving children in the world?”


Some people blame God for the number of starving children in the world, accusing Him of lacking the power or the care He should have. It is true that hunger is a problem for many in our world, and many … Continue reading

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“Is Satan in hell?”


At the moment, Satan is not in hell. Rather, Satan roams the earth, seeking people to tempt into sin and thus separate from God. First Peter 5:8 states, “Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a … Continue reading

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“Are there angels among us?”


Our society has a fascination with the supernatural, and angels receive a lot of attention. We see bumper stickers, jewelry, T-shirts, movies, and tv shows that glorify angels, especially guardian angels. Some people allege having encounters with angelic beings and … Continue reading

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