Living Life at 180°

When I saw the news of Rev. Jacques Hamel, the French priest who was martyred during Mass by ISIS sympathisers, I felt sick. Truth be told, I cried mixed tears of sadness, anger and fear. I have found myself not wanting to read the news. Following Jesus has suddenly become more real than ever. Jesus was […]

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Reflecting on Christian Martyrdom #5: The 21

As a response to the growing persecution globally of the Christian faith and followers of Christ, I have felt led to write a short series on Christian Martyrdom. Remember, I am not a theologian and this is not meant to be a piece of academic prose. I am merely a curious child of the Living […]

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Reflecting on Christian Martyrdom #4: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

As a response to the growing persecution globally of the Christian faith and followers of Christ, I have felt led to write a short series on Christian Martyrdom. Remember, I am not a theologian and this is not meant to be a piece of academic prose. I am merely a curious child of the Living […]

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Reflecting on Christian Martyrdom #2 – Stephen

As a response to the growing persecution globally of the Christian faith and followers of Christ, I have felt led to write a short series on Christian Martyrdom. The first martyr that I will focus on in this post is Stephen, who is widely accepted to be the first martyr of the Christian faith. Remember, […]

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Reflecting on Christian Martyrdom #1

Writing on the subject of martyrdom is a grand feat and it is a topic that I have felt compelled to examine. With frequent stories of ISIS persecuting and executing people because of their faith, it seems like an appropriate time to look back at those who were martyred for their faith in the bible […]

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Harry Potter and the Rise of the Radicals

The Harry Potter stories were part of my youth. Reading about a young boy who was a wizard named Harry Potter and his best friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger inspired my imagination. Never once did I convert to the dark arts or worship any other God. I understand several Christians were apprehensive about this […]

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