Book Review: A Public Faith, by Miroslav Volf

Less than 2 weeks into the new year, terrorists attacked a French publishing company, killing 12 people. We hear reports of the atrocities by ISIS in Iraq and Syria. And here in Nigeria, we are fed stories of the latest Boko Haram abduction or massacre. Lest it seem like the acts of radicals are within…

How Jesus turned the world upside down

The problem with the world is not  its diversity – social, ethnic, or racial. I am white, he is black; I belong to society’s elite, he is a poor farmer; I speak Yoruba, she is Fulani. No. The problem arises when love and service are left out, and the elements of power and superiority are…

The Humanitarian Theory of Punishment, by C.S.Lewis

The Norwegian mass murderer, Anders Breivik, was recently sentenced to 21 years in prison for murdering 77 people in cold blood. The Christian Mind shared an article by John Piper on the incident, in which he made reference to an essay written by C.S.Lewis way back in 1949 – The Humanitarian Theory of Punishment. I present…

Bonhoeffer on Abortion

The article below is from John Piper, the Pastor for preaching and vision at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minnesota, USA. It is a look at the view of a Christian theologian, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, on the topic of abortion.   Bonhoeffer on Abortion by John Piper | March 24, 201 Dietrich Bonhoeffer is claimed as a patron…