Jars of Oil

It has been almost 12 years now since my family first walked through the doors of IBCZ. It was a blessing then and still is today. We have met a lot of wonderful people who have welcomed our small family into their midst and have ministered to our hearts and

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FINDING THE BALANCE

We recently concluded a message series on the Lord`s Sermon on the Mount which, as you know opens with the timeless Blessed exhortations to God`s Kingdom people. This reminded me of another Blessed that I once heard that is not found in Scripture per se, but certainly covers a challenging

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Forgiveness

It`s hard to believe that Easter is upon us yet again, that wonderful occasion when we get to celebrate these great events that are so central to our precious Faith. It is that time in which we are reminded that our relationship with Christ is only made possible because of

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Why do you believe?

Christians are often criticized for not caring that their beliefs contradict the natural record. And the criticisms are in many cases spot on- but not because there is a real contradiction. Rather, the criticisms are accurate when we Christians fail to critically challenge our long-held beliefs and understandings. We all

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Knowing What We Believe

I have for some time now been challenged by the task of apologetics, which immediately conjures up the idea of being “apologetic” for being a follower of Christ and all that this entails. Apologetics, however is quite the opposite, being simply defined as: Giving a reasoned or positive defense of

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