How can we know what parts of the Bible apply to us today? | Ask the Expert: Pastor Slayden with Friendship Baptist Church

How can we know what parts of the Bible apply to us today? | Ask the Expert: Pastor Slayden with Friendship Baptist Church

Jan 9, 2018

  Question: “How can we know what parts of the Bible apply to us today?”   Answer: Much misunderstanding about the Christian life occurs because we either assign commands and exhortations we should be following as “era-specific” commands that only applied to the original audience, or we take commands and exhortations that are specific to...

Who Were Those Wise Men Who Came To Visit Baby Jesus? | Ask the Expert: Pastor Slayden with Friendship Baptist Church

Who Were Those Wise Men Who Came To Visit Baby Jesus? | Ask the Expert: Pastor Slayden with Friendship Baptist Church

Dec 18, 2017

  “Who Were Those Wise Men Who Came To Visit Baby Jesus?Answer: We assume that there were three wise men because of the three gifts that were given: gold, incense, and myrrh (Matthew 2:11). However, the Bible does not say there were only three wise men. There could have been many more. Tradition says that there were three and that their names were...

What does it mean that humanity is made in the image of God? | Ask the Expert with Pastor Slayden from Friendship Baptist

What does it mean that humanity is made in the image of God? | Ask the Expert with Pastor Slayden from Friendship Baptist

Nov 3, 2017

  Question: “What does it mean that humanity is made in the image of God?”Answer: On the last day of creation, God said, “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness” (Genesis 1:26). Thus, He finished His work with a “personal touch.” God formed Adam from the dust and gave him life by sharing His own breath (Genesis 2:7). Accordingly, humanity is...

Why is it important to spend time alone with God? | Ask the Expert: Pastor Slayden with Friendship Baptist Church

Why is it important to spend time alone with God? | Ask the Expert: Pastor Slayden with Friendship Baptist Church

Oct 5, 2017

  Question: “Why is it important to spend time alone with God?”Answer: All relationships take time. A relationship with God, while unlike other relationships in many ways, still follows the rules of other relationships. The Bible is filled with comparisons to help us conceptualize our relationship with God. For example, Christ is depicted as the...

What is Hand Joint Replacement? | Ask the Expert: Dave Stoll, PA-C, Orthopedic Care in the office of Jon Orjala, D.O.

What is Hand Joint Replacement? | Ask the Expert: Dave Stoll, PA-C, Orthopedic Care in the office of Jon Orjala, D.O.

Oct 3, 2017

  Q: What is Hand Joint Replacement? A: Hand joints, like any other joint of the human body, can become arthritic and painful over time. While not everyone will be subject to this, it is not unusual to develop a severe case of arthritis in one or more joints of the hands. With there being a high level of usage on the small joints of the hand, many people...

Total Knee Replacement | Ask the Expert: Dave Stoll, PA-C, Orthopedic Care in the office of Jon Orjala, D.O.

Total Knee Replacement | Ask the Expert: Dave Stoll, PA-C, Orthopedic Care in the office of Jon Orjala, D.O.

Sep 20, 2017

    Q: I’ve been considering a total knee replacement for years. What’s the latest in technology and technique improvements? A: Over the years, total knee replacement surgery has undergone many changes from the materials used in the prosthesis (the device that replaces the knee), to the instruments used, to the technology behind the whole process. First...