Body, Soul, and Spirit …An email from Dean VanDruff in response to a question about the difference between the soul and spirit. What is plain to men of every religion is that we are a body plus something else. This is called “dualism” and the “something else” is alternately termed soul or spirit. In dualism […]

On Witnessing and Truth …Extracted from an email from Dean VanDruff on evangelism and witnessing. Witnessing is a form of dying to ourselves to the instinct of pleasing of men–including ourselves–which goes to the root of the word witnessing in Greek: martus, from which we get martyr. 2 Cor 4:10-11 (Phi) Every day we experience […]

The Anointing …Extracted from a letter from Dean VanDruff to Don Wallace.… Isa 11:1-3 (NIV)A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit. The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him–the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, the Spirit of counsel and of power, the […]

The Great Commandment Extracted from a letter from Dean VanDruff to Hanokh Ben Qeshet Lately, I have been meditating on the words of Yeshua for us to: Mark 12:30 (NIV) “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.” What […]

Repentance Religion vs. Repentance ┬┤├®├Ç Many think the word repent means “to get your act together” or to “get religion” or “fly straight”; as if we could. Repentance requires taking in a whole new point of view; looking at it God’s way. God simply asks us to turn. This is the way we accept His […]

Are You A Christian? ┬┤├®├Ç Going to church does not make you a Christian; nor does saying a prayer, going down an aisle, passing a catechism, telling yourself that you are, or trying to be a decent person. You can only be a Christian if Christ is in you, which can be tested and proven […]

Revelation Theology FAQ: Why Are Christians Always Quoting Scripture? The cornerstone of Christian belief is REVELATION. We believe that it is not really possible to figure God out “from below”, but that God in his love chose to “reveal” his nature. By “from below” we mean from down here–of the earth, or worse. By revelation […]