All articles by David Anderson
David is an elder at Grace Baptist Church, Ebbret, Kenya.
God made us as complex beings. We have heads and hearts (and wills too); that is, each one of us has both a centre of understanding and a centre of emotion. We are not robots, but flesh and blood. But not mindless flesh and blood; we are to be guided by truth. We rightly…Read more
Article 1 in this series is here The Lord Jesus Christ is not now on earth for us to show our appreciation to him, but his family, the church, is. And true love is relentlessly practical. ‘By this we know love, that he laid down his life for us; and we ought to lay…Read more
Any true reformation is a work of Christ, and must begin, continue and end with him. There is no real gospel advance, only re-arranging deck-chairs, if Jesus does not have the proper place. His place is first, last, beginning, end, everything. At the heart of all spiritual problems, as Paul’s approach with problems in…Read more
A higher law The expenses scandal concerning UK MPs has even made it in the press here in Kenya. It's interesting to read of the widescale outrage reported on the UK's press web sites, and led by those same newspapers. Right across the spectrum, people of all shapes and stripes of ideological opinion are agreed…Read more
Why atheists are good Can anyone be good without God? This question often comes up in debates between Christians and atheists. How should we answer it? Here, the politician's answer is true - it all depends upon what you mean by 'good', 'without' and 'God'. The Bible tells us that we are made in the image…Read more