Exploring how our expanding knowledge of all life-and-matter, together with our modern affluent lifestyles, have impacted Christianity.
When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have ordained; what is man, that you think of him? What is the son of man, that you care for him?
Psalm 8 : 3-4 NLT
The Crab Nebula - distance 6,500 light years
Our Knowledge of life-and-matter is expanding so
rapidly that the inherited fundamental perceptions of our Christian Faith and Spirituality need constant review and transformation to maintain their relevance and influence on Life Sciences and developments in today's quantum world.
I would like to extend a welcome to any Sceptics, Unbelievers and even those Faithful that may be hurt or confused.
I would like to quote Marcus Aurelius:
"Everything you read or hear are just someone's opinions. Everything you see is from a specific point (Point of View). The same object observed from a different angle no longer looks exactly the same. None of us possess the whole Truth".
Please read through the insights I present on this website and hopefully there are some you may appreciate, or maybe you can help me where I may be wrong and uninformed.
Our societies have undergone such mind-boggling social and technological changes over the last few centuries, that the very foundations of our inherited concepts, both spiritual and social, have been shaken to the core.
In fact, so many convictions that in the past have served as landmarks are being eroded away, that many of us feel lost and are casting about in search of a new Compass!
Never before has mankind had such free and easy access to seemingly boundless resources of information as we are increasingly becoming accustomed to.
Unfortunately, the resulting information-overload has had devastating effects on both religion and the fabric of society as a whole.
Inherited cultural traditions that were based on Faith and Trust - especially in the West - are being sidelined and replaced by Agnostic Skepticism.
This is increasingly due to affluent lifestyles, uninformed opinions pertaining to Life And Matter due to the said information overload we are exposed to. Sadly this has led to a decline in the inherent compassion and
understanding traditionally so characteristic to our faith. We are all the poorer for this.
Fortunately, the truth is that these same boundless resources of knowledge, technology, and infrastructure that have so overwhelmed us, and have been partly responsible for many of our problems, in fact also present us with unimaginable opportunities! We must Step out in Faith.
Are you like me? I have been a believing Christian all of my life, but one who largely remained just a passenger - securely closeted aboard the "boat of faith" afforded by the the Christian Church while the storm is raging outside?
Thankfully I have since been lead to deciding that it is time to stand up, climb over the side, and follow the apostle Peter's example of stepping out in faith onto stormy waters, to serve the Lord.
Won't you join me in attempting, however adequately and clumsily, to do our bit for the kingdom Christ?
We are all aware of the decline of traditional Christendom and hopefully are concerned, but probably feel too inadequate and insignificant to do anything about it.
Well, there is an African saying:"If you think being tiny is insignificant, try and spend a night in a hut with a mosquito!"
Could we jointly, as believers, pro-actively shoulder our responsibilities in respect of our Stewardship of the Church of Christ by staying informed as to the newest knowledge regarding all Life And Matter?
Let us help each other understand help formulate insights into how new Truths that are being learned could be incorporated into an enhanced understanding of the Magnitude and Glory of our God!
As stated in our Mission Statement, it is my dream that this website will develop into a vibrant, insightful, and enjoyable platform, that provides a forum where we can communicate and encourage each other while finding opportunities to carry out Christ's commission.
Rather like a watering hole on an old caravan route! Where we can stop for a while, change our stories, replenish our supplies, make new acquaintances, help each other then, refreshed, resume our individual travels.
We all have our own talents with which we can serve.
Wouldn't it be wonderful if we could establish an inter-denominational, worldwide, network of believers that become involved in forming a forum for exchanging experiences, identifying opportunities and help to utilize available resources.
In other words, transforming our knowledge of Life And Matter into building Lives that Matter!
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Do you have any news, a story, or an insight that would inspire us?
Could you possibly help a fellow soul who might be vexed by questions and doubts?
Are you feeling disappointed?
Are you searching for the truth and don't know where to look?
Are you aware of any initiatives that need help and encouragement?
Do you have any specific passions and recommendations?
Please share it all with us!
We are all helpers as well as seekers. Let us build a forum where we can join hands and help each other to stay focussed on both living aswell as propogating our faith.
May we always reflect the love of Jesus to light our way?
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