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What is the purpose of speaking in tongues in the Bible?

Speaking in tongues is commonly associated with prayer. So, understanding tongues biblically is as important as understanding prayer. Not only that, but tongues also has implications for how we view church, scripture, our worldview, and our place in the world. In this video, we consider what scripture teaches about the purpose of tongues.

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How should a Christian understand mental health?

We’ve all been affected by mental health issues or know someone who has been affected by it in some way. This means that facts are often confused with error. So, how should Christians understand mental health? Can we do something about it, or are we stuck with it?

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Is mental illness a result of parental sin?

Since I’ve been back in New Zealand, I’ve been alarmed at the way Christians have embraced the notion of mental illness. This week I answer the question of whether mental illness is a result of parental sin. Along the way we look at what it is.

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Are disabilities the result of parental sin?

Do you or someone you know have a disability? Is it really a disability? The world tries to dictate normality to us, but not everything we call a disability is. However, no disabilities are a result of the sin of the parents. In this week’s question, I explain why.

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Who was Cain afraid of?

Have you ever wondered about the population of the world in the early chapters of Genesis? How many people were around? Specifically who was Cain afraid of when he was cast out?

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