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Trust in Him

“What must I believe in order to be saved?” “That Jesus died for your sins.” Those are the usual evangelistic questions and answers. Both are sub-biblical. Let’s look at one evangelistic encounter that is close to this question and answer, in Acts 16:31-32. (The jailer in Philippi brought out Paul and Silas) “and said, ‘Men…

Cystitis after intimacy symptoms and treatment

Contents What is postcoital cystitis in women? Synonyms of the term Causes and mechanisms of development Structural features Other causes of development Characteristic features Diagnostics Treatment Antibiotics Uroseptics Chemical Vegetable Symptomatic drugs Folk methods Physiotherapy Can there be men Complications Prevention Video Cystitis after intimacy: symptoms and treatment Cystitis after intimacy: symptoms and treatment Cystitis…

Honor, Shame, and Hindus

Can you remember when the Good News message of Jesus really made sense to you? What do you remember? How did you feel? For me I remember experiencing peace, understanding, love, forgiveness, acceptance, and hope. Naturally, we would want others to experience something similar in a relationship with Jesus. But what if what is Good…

Alongside Airports

In one of my favorite photos, I am shown in the arrival area of Los Angeles International airport (LAX) surrounded by 18 Indians who have just arrived to begin their studies at a local university. The students were all coming to study electrical engineering or computer science master’s degrees. Sixteen were on one flight and…

Connecting With Others–Learning From Jesus and Paul

Being an Alongsider requires paying close attention to others, and cultivating a deep understanding of their thoughts and feelings, worldview and interests.   Jesus in Action   Jesus was a master of relationships, and the account of his timeless dialogue with the woman at the well is very instructive in this context. I will comment…

Cultural Separatism

In this article I am using “Christian” as it is used in India–one born into the Christian religious community. My use also includes non-Indians (i.e. Americans, etc) who follow Christ. This article is based largely on Dr. J. Paul Pennington’s chapter on Cultural Separatism in his book Christian Barriers to Jesus.   Many Christians, including…