Monthly Archives: June 2021

Does the Soul Continue After Death?

By Elias Ayala (MDiv & M.A.T.) When a person dies, do they cease to exist upon death only to be raised to life on the day of resurrection? Or, does the soul have a continued existence after death, an existence apart from the physical body? These are questions that have occupied the minds of many throughout history and still fascinate us today. It is a good thing that as Christians we have a revelation of God that can provide us with answers to these questions. The Bible provides us with … Read More »

What Does God Think About Sex?

By L. Alfred James The Christian church has an unfortunate history of encouraging people to think of sex as dirty, as a subject to be avoided, and as a source of shame. For instance, in the late 100’s the church father Origen taught that sex was inherently impure and should be carefully avoided.1 Likewise, in the 300’s, St. Ambrose echoed this sentiment. He declared that virginity was a superior form of spirituality. He even told married priests that they should stop having sex with their wives.2 After Ambrose, Augustine (perhaps … Read More »