Christianity Questions and Answers

In 2 years’ time, I have written and published 100 articles on this website. It’s celebration time—woo-hoo!

Developing my website and online ministry has been a major learning experience and a ton of work. But I don’t intend to quit for some very important reasons I’d like to share with you. 

01. Here’s why I am doing this:

01. To glorify God by using my gifts.

Scripture is clear that we must use whatever gifts we are given to serve:  “As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace” (1 Peter 4:10 ESV)

I was a communications and writing major in college. So far I have authored or co-authored 4 books and 2 eBooks. In addition, I have written materials that are being used to train thousands of church planting leaders through Dynamic Church Planting International where I serve as VP of Materials.

These avenues are awesome and I want to continue to increase the stewardship of my gifts through this website.

Read More

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In 2 years’ time, I have written and published 100 articles on this website. It’s celebration time—woo-hoo!

Developing my website and online ministry has been a major learning experience and a ton of work. But I don’t intend to quit for some very important reasons I’d like to share with you. 

01. Here’s why I am doing this:

01. To glorify God by using my gifts.

Scripture is clear that we must use whatever gifts we are given to serve:  “As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace” (1 Peter 4:10 ESV)

I was a communications and writing major in college. So far I have authored or co-authored 4 books and 2 eBooks. In addition, I have written materials that are being used to train thousands of church planting leaders through Dynamic Church Planting International where I serve as VP of Materials.

These avenues are awesome and I want to continue to increase the stewardship of my gifts through this website.

Learn More.

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CQA 001  Are all sins equal?

Dr. Mark Alan Williams and friends answer questions about the Christian faith: questions about the God, Jesus, the Bible, eternity, belief, religion the reasonableness of faith and others.

 

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If you notice a similarity between this article’s title and the title of so many articles, books, and conversations, “Why is there so much suffering in the world,” then you are on track with my thinking.

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Recently Carolyn and I were able to finish a 10 year project of building a house and moving in. This arduous experience got me thinking about how moving is like going to heaven. At least it seems that way in our experience.

Let me explain.

Jesus said, “In my Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also.” (John 14:2-3 ESV)

These are words of immense encouragement. Jesus was talking about our eternal home, our heavenly home.

This world is not our home—we have a place of incredible joy awaiting us if we know Jesus. One day we will make that wonderful move.

 

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Jesus told a story in Mathew 18 about a man who refused to forgive. The punch line is, “Then the angry king sent the man to prison to be tortured until he had paid his entire debt. That’s what my heavenly Father will do to you if you refuse to forgive your brothers and sisters from your heart.” (Matthew 18:34-35 NLT) Wow!

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Sometimes the best way to get what you want is to submit to what others want. When my heart began to have problems with atrial fibrillation (heartbeat out of rhythm), I submitted to a doctor’s care. He told me to do things I didn’t want to do—like take a medication twice a day. But I took the medication anyway and guess what—my heart problem has been relieved.

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