Category: Education

  • Introducing Faithtech: GetSermons – Your Personalized Christian Audio Experience

    Introducing Faithtech: GetSermons – Your Personalized Christian Audio Experience

    Craving a deeper connection with your faith and a way to nurture your Christian growth? Imagine an app overflowing with inspiring sermons and diverse messages, catering to a variety of Christian backgrounds and preferences. Well, imagine no more! Introducing GetSermons, a Christian lifestyle app designed for Christians to enjoy the rich tradition of Christian sermons…

  • John Calvin: Shaping Christianity from the Reformation to the Present

    John Calvin: Shaping Christianity from the Reformation to the Present

    John Calvin was originally trained as a lawyer, a background that would later prove invaluable in his meticulous and systematic approach to theology. Though his father initially sent him to school to study to be a priest, it was the world of law that would shape Calvin’s intellectual foundation and leave a long-lasting legacy on…

  • Sermons, Fellowship and Growth

    Sermons, Fellowship and Growth

    A couple of months back on the blog, we shared on 5 reasons why sermons are essential for spiritual growth. Among the reasons we expounded on was the importance of sermons in building communities through constant fellowship. Acts 2:42 provides us with more than just historical narrative but a timeless blueprint for community building. The…

  • Evolution of Preaching Part II: Puritan and Great Awakening to Modern Times

    Evolution of Preaching Part II: Puritan and Great Awakening to Modern Times

    Puritan Movement and The Great Awakening The Reformation gave rise to a lot of new movements within Protestantism. One of such movement was the Puritan movement which we talked about briefly on the article last week. Puritan preachers often used vivid imagery, intense language, and extended metaphors to convey their message with conviction. The Puritans…

  • Evolution of Preaching: New Testament to the Reformation

    Evolution of Preaching: New Testament to the Reformation

    St. Augustine wrote down the first manual on learning to preach in book 4 of De Doctrina (On Christian Doctrine). This book was seminal and influenced the preaching style of his time down to even the present age. But before Augustine wrote down the first manual, there was already an existing pattern developed through the…

  • Saint Augustine’s Impact on Christian Theology and Western Thought

    Saint Augustine’s Impact on Christian Theology and Western Thought

    “It may be said that all the thought-currents of the past meet in his works and form the source which provides the whole doctrinal tradition of succeeding ages.” – Pope Paul VI on Augustine Last week, we delved into the life of Saint Augustine, tracing his journey from Thagaste to Carthage, Rome, and Milan, and…

  • St. Augustine: The Making of an Orthodox Icon

    St. Augustine: The Making of an Orthodox Icon

    From a life of loose living which included sexual indulgence, lavish parties, drunkenness, worldly ambitions and all manner of vices that were available to the ancient world, St. Augustine sought fulfilment for his soul dJ. Perhaps the most notable Christian thinker after the apostle Paul, the transformation of Augustine from a wayward sinner to a…

  • The Sermons of the Early Church Fathers

    The Sermons of the Early Church Fathers

    After the death of the apostles in the formative years of Christianity, between the first and fifth centuries emerged a group of people that would be later known as the church fathers. These were theologians, bishops, scholars and philosophers and some were direct disciples of the apostles. These groups of individuals are notable for their…

  • Sermons and War: Hope in Dark Places

    Sermons and War: Hope in Dark Places

    And you will hear of wars and rumours of wars. See that you are not alarmed, for this must take place, but the end is not yet. – Matthew 24:6 This verse from the Gospel of Matthew speaks to humanity’s long struggle with conflict and strife, yet it also infuses us with quiet resilience. Wars,…

  • Sermons and Apologetics

    Sermons and Apologetics

    But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defence to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear; – 1 Peter 3:15 When called upon, how readily equipped are you to defend the hope in your heart? Many do…