Reading Time: 10 minutes By: Brad Moore
The ordinance of Baptism

What Does it Mean to Be Saved?

There are people to whom the idea of salvation in Christianity seems like a puzzling or even daunting concept. It’s a word that gets thrown around a lot in religious circles, but what does it actually mean? When someone says they’re “saved,” what exactly are they saved from? And more importantly, how does one get saved?

These are questions that countless individuals have grappled with, and the answers aren’t always clear. Some might think that being saved is about living a good life and doing enough positive things to outweigh the bad.

Reading Time: 16 minutes By: Brad Moore
The Presence of God seen in the clouds

Introduction

How many times have I heard it.  Someone commenting on an event or tragedy saying it “must have been God’s plan.”  Can we say that the loving God of the universe, sovereign in justice and judgement plans for individuals to experience misfortune and tragedy?  Does that make Him capricious?  If you are a Christian, you might find thinking or talking like this is a near heresy.  If you are nonreligious, you may find these situations as justification that God is not worthy of your love and devotion. 

Reading Time: 16 minutes By: Brad Moore
Bible authority

Understanding the Divine Inspiration of Scripture

The Bible was written over a span of 1500 years and has approximately 40 authors. It is comprised of two primary segments – the Old Testament, a collection of 39 books of varied genres from historical accounts to poetry, and the New Testament, an assemblage of 27 books primarily documenting the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. It has influenced countless cultures, societies, and individuals, and stands unique among religious texts with its broad reach and continued relevance.

Reading Time: 4 minutes By: Brad Moore
Why Good People Go To Hell

This is a question that many people wrestle with. If God is good, how can he justify sending good people to hell? The answer to this question really lies in how we understand the goodness of God and the nature of man’s own heart.

I had the pleasure to publish an article on this very subject on a friend’s blog recently. I want to invite you to read it – How Can a Good God Condemn People to Hell

Like I said, I would encourage you to read this article as it lays the foundation of why a good God not only would but actually must condemn good people who fail to accept Him to eternity in hell.

Reading Time: 6 minutes By: Brad Moore
Why Become a Christian - Prayer

Life is punctuated by countless decisions, yet few compare in weight and profound significance to choosing a spiritual path. As we navigate life’s ebbs and flows, we often confront an intrinsic yearning—a universal search for deeper meaning, purpose, and a connection beyond our earthly lives’ transience.

Every individual, at some point, grapples with existential questions. Why are we here? What is our ultimate purpose? Is there a grand design to all of this? These questions are not mere philosophical musings; they reflect our shared desire for redemption, a reconciliation with the divine, and an understanding of our place in creation’s vast tapestry.

Reading Time: 8 minutes By: Brad Moore
How to become a Christian

Introduction

A Christian is someone who follows Christ. The term ‘Christian’ literally means “Little Christ” and was used to describe Christ followers in the first century. Acts 11 tells us that in Antioch, after Barnabas and Paul taught the disciples for about a year, people started calling them Christians.

To become a Christian, you only need faith. It’s not complicated or mystical. You don’t have to say special words or do specific rituals. Some people may choose to pray a prayer of repentance and acceptance, often called the “Sinner’s Prayer.”