False teachers: a bad road to a bad end

Few individuals set out to be heretics. But there are those individuals who believe the devil when he says they will get money, power, cars, houses, sex, bestsellers, huge crowds, lasting fame. "Just give your doctrine a bit of a twist," he whispers, "and in exchange for a few tiny drops of falsehood you'll get a... Continue Reading →

“The Cross”, a Dirty Word

You go down town to the park where there are always people begging for money; selling something; preaching some message. So you circulate around to see what new doctrines are in the air. Over there is a new guy, talking earnestly to a small group. You pick up a few words of his discourse: “Now... Continue Reading →

Will we recognize each other in heaven?

By Gary Shogren, Seminario ESEPA, San José, Costa Rica    A reader asks, Will departed Christians recognize each other in heaven?  I respond: There are several passages that might imply being able to recognize others in the afterlife. Luke 16:19-31 is a parable; nevertheless, it is based on what the Jewish hearers would have accepted... Continue Reading →

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