Church Talk

Religious leaders discuss the word of God in this weekly feature. Published on Fridays, Church Talk discusses themes from the Bible as well as looking at current events in a Christian context. 

Story of Isaac holds vital lessons

Friday September 23, 2016

GENESIS 27: 1 – 4 reads: “Now it came to pass, when Issac was old and his eyes were so dim that he could not see, that he called Esau his older son and said to him, “My son”. And he answered him, “Here I am”.

All-conquering faith prevails

Friday September 16, 2016

GENESIS 21:1-7 NKJV reads: “And the Lord visited Sarah as He had said, and the Lord did for Sarah as He had spoken.

Kathryn Butler, MD, is a trauma and critical care surgeon who recently left clinical practice to home school her children. She teaches at Harvard Medical School, and has contributed to the literature on surgical critical care and medical education. She and her family live north of Boston in the US.

Teens say faith important

Friday September 02, 2016

A new American Bible Society study has found that practicing Protestant teenagers: those who identify as Protestant, attend church at least once a month, and say their faith is very important in their lives, and who read their Bible, do so the same amount all year long (73 per cent), much like all Bible-reading American teens (69 per cent).

Science and the book of Genesis

Friday August 26, 2016

Occasionally you read headlines in the media such as, “Scientists admit Genesis is ‘close to the truth’.

The ‘religion’ of evolution

Friday August 19, 2016

EVOLUTION is actually a religion.

Olympic swimmer lives her faith

Friday August 12, 2016

FIRST-TIME US Olympian Madeline (Maya) DiRado has already earned a bunch of medals as part of the US swimming team at the Rio Olympics. She says it’s the “quiet confidence” of her Christian faith that allows her to be a grateful, joyful, and goal-oriented athlete, even at the highest levels of competition.

Medical science and the Bible

Friday August 12, 2016

ENCYCLOPEDIA Britannica documents that in 1845, a young doctor in Vienna named Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis was horrified at the terrible death rate of women who gave birth in hospitals.

PROPHECIES from the Old and New Testaments that have been fulfilled add credibility to the Bible.

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