The Creator Loves This Place: God’s Care for His Creation and Our Responsibility

The Creator Loves This Place: God’s Care for His Creation and Our Responsibility

Belief in a caring Creator suggests that our concern should include humans, animals, and the land God gave to human beings.

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What is in Your Heart?: Lessons from a Biblical Character

After the Babylonian exile Ezra led a group of Israelites back to Judah. Several lessons can be learnt from the life of Ezra that are important for our life as Christians today.

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How Many is Too Many?

I suppose your question is really about how God related to this practice, and what motivated the kings to have so many wives. Apart from the corrupt cravings of human passions, there were other social and political reasons for this practice. I will summarize God’s will on this issue, examine the purpose of marrying so…

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BRI Ethics Committee Releases Statements on Transgenderism

The BRI Ethics Committee has developed two opinions about issues related to transgender. One discusses sex-change surgery, the other one marriage of people who have undergone such a procedure. Suggestions are provided as to how to deal with these issues.

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Genesis on Marriage and Sexuality

This article is a theology of sexuality as found in the book of Genesis. The author suggests that our problems with sexuality today are already reflected in the first book of the canon.

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Lessons from Daniel 1

O livro de Daniel foi escrito por Daniel um Judeu que, junto com os seus compatriotas, foi levado para o exílio Babilônico cerca do ano 600 AC. Documentação histórica precisa apoia o argumento que Daniel foi realmente o autor do livro que possui o seu nome.

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Prohibitions of Homosexual Practice in Leviticus 18 and 20: Moral or Ceremonial?

This study shows that the laws against homosexual activity in Leviticus 18:22 and 20:13 appear in contexts that exclusively consist of moral laws that guide God’s people in morally pure and holy living, which indicates that these laws are permanent.

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Attending Church

Today, more and more people are just concerned about their own wellbeing without caring much about society, family, or other groups of people. This may also influence Christians and their relation to the church. On the other hand, people like to meet in clubs, pubs, at sporting events, etc. because humans are sociable beings. But…

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“Who is My Neighbor?”: Some Thoughts on Racism and Nationalism

This essay offers a biblical reflection on the challenges of racism and nationalism.

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Homosexuality in History

Various types of same sex relations are not new phenomena but are found thousands of years ago. This background information is important when biblical texts are interpreted.

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