There was a time when David ran for his life from murderous Saul. At that time, he fled to Philistia to find refuge with the king of Gath (1 Samuel 21:10–15). When he arrived in Gath, the Philistine king’s servants were suspicious. They believed that
What is the biggest lie you were told as a child? Did it have to do with a favourite summertime (or wintertime in the Northern Hemisphere) holiday? Was it loosely connected to dentistry? Did it cause you to hunt around your house and your backyard
“Jenn Greenberg was abused by her church-going father.” That is the opening sentence on the blurb of Jennifer Michelle Greenberg’s excellent book, Not Forsaken. Part memoir, part theology, Greenberg recounts, without overly gruesome detail, the abuse she suffered at the hand of her church-going father.
Every five years, as national elections draw near, discussions about the strengths and weaknesses of the various political parties abound. People around the country—Christians included—criticise each other’s choices and formulate their own opinions on which is the “correct” party to vote for, based on their