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How to feel less lonely

Loneliness is the feeling of not being connected to, and truly known by, anyone. Loneliness can be felt in two distinct situations, so when considering how to feel less lonely, you’ll need to apply a different strategy to overcome these feelings.   The two circumstances in ...

October 18th, 2020|

How to overcome condemnation

I wish I could say that fighting the battle against condemnation was as easy as throwing Romans 8: 1 – 2  at your feelings a hundred times a day:, but sometimes the scripts of condemnation run so deep.

October 4th, 2020|

Searching for the Historical Jesus

After reading “Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism”, I felt brave enough to tackle any book written by New Testament scholars. Whether they were completing their scholarly inquiry as theologians, or as atheist scholars trying to nitpick the Bible, made no difference. I just wanted to ...

August 16th, 2020|

Unfundamentalist Reading List to Help You Love Christianty Again

When thinking of unfundamentalists, I often associate the voice of most unfundamentalists with anger and high ground hatetred. I understand this completely – Christians have, historically, been terrible people. Especially those Christians who see the Bible as the inerrant, infallible word of God that is the ...

July 20th, 2020|

Should Christians Submit to Government?

Submitting to government is a topic that often gets preached from pulpits. Especially when the congregation is faced with difficult laws that they don’t agree with. South Africans have been having a hard time since our lockdown started at the end of March, and as ...

June 25th, 2020|

The Meaning of Jesus’ Sacrifice

Being a Christian in a modern world, where science and history confront your assumptions of the Bible is challenging (and they should be challenged). Things like sacrifice, and in particular, Jesus' sacrifice for our sins are difficult to understand. I've read a few books in ...

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About The Why Chaser

Thanks to a turbulent relationship with the church and various beliefs about God and Jesus, I have an infatuation with chasing why’s, how’s and what’s. I also love writing and sharing what I’ve thought about, read about and heard about. So here we are.

I’m also a person with a heart full of pride and selfishness. This may result in truth being polluted by these dreadful attributes as it passes through me onto this blog.

So, if you’re done reading something, and you’re not left with a deep sense of freedom that includes a reverent, fearful, awe of the Lord, chuck what you’ve read in the bin.

I won’t take it personally.

Happy reading!

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