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 ...

May 16th, 2020|Tags: |

When life gets real, I remember Job

This week was the first time since the Covid-19 outbreak that I felt it. Until Thursday, the whole situation felt like a, surreal, distant problem. This is largely because I am in a country where the daily deaths and confirmed infections are not in the ...

April 18th, 2020|Tags: |
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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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