Church Talk

Religious leaders discuss the word of God in this weekly feature. Published on Fridays, Church Talk discusses themes from the Bible as well as looking at current events in a Christian context. 

The inspiration of the Scriptures

Friday September 30, 2016

OUR STUDY of Christian doctrine has brought us to three great truths:

Have you heard the Good News?

Friday September 23, 2016

IN THE US, websites from The New York Times to The Washington Post to Forbes have been reacting to a new emoji-studded Bible translation, the latest effort to make the Holy Book appeal to young readers.

Island visit challenges evangelists

Friday September 23, 2016

STUDENTS from the Seventh Day Adventist Avondale College of Higher Education in Auckland, New Zealand visited the Cook Islands during their mid-year break recently.

Story of Isaac holds vital lessons

Friday September 23, 2016

GENESIS 27: 1 – 4 reads: “Now it came to pass, when Issac was old and his eyes were so dim that he could not see, that he called Esau his older son and said to him, “My son”. And he answered him, “Here I am”.

All-conquering faith prevails

Friday September 16, 2016

GENESIS 21:1-7 NKJV reads: “And the Lord visited Sarah as He had said, and the Lord did for Sarah as He had spoken.

Kathryn Butler, MD, is a trauma and critical care surgeon who recently left clinical practice to home school her children. She teaches at Harvard Medical School, and has contributed to the literature on surgical critical care and medical education. She and her family live north of Boston in the US.

Teens say faith important

Friday September 02, 2016

A new American Bible Society study has found that practicing Protestant teenagers: those who identify as Protestant, attend church at least once a month, and say their faith is very important in their lives, and who read their Bible, do so the same amount all year long (73 per cent), much like all Bible-reading American teens (69 per cent).

Science and the book of Genesis

Friday August 26, 2016

Occasionally you read headlines in the media such as, “Scientists admit Genesis is ‘close to the truth’.

The ‘religion’ of evolution

Friday August 19, 2016

EVOLUTION is actually a religion.

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