Should a Christian study philosophy? | Ask the Expert: Pastor Slayden with Friendship Baptist Church

Should a Christian study philosophy? | Ask the Expert: Pastor Slayden with Friendship Baptist Church

Aug 4, 2017

www.friendshipowasso.com   “Should a Christian study philosophy?”Answer: The word philosophy comes from the Greek word philosophia, which means “love of wisdom.” The study of philosophy is about using rational argument and critical thinking to analyze the way human beings think and know and perceive the world around them—both the physical world...

Should a Christian be Patriotic? | Ask the Expert: Pastor Slayden with Friendship Baptist Church

Should a Christian be Patriotic? | Ask the Expert: Pastor Slayden with Friendship Baptist Church

Jul 5, 2017

www.friendshipowasso.com   “Should a Christian be patriotic?”   Answer: The answer to this question depends on the meaning of the word “patriotic.” As with many words, there are different nuances of meaning, and different people use the word in different ways. For example, at its simplest meaning being patriotic simply means “loving one’s...

What is Forgiveness? | Ask the Expert: Pastor Slayden with Friendship Baptist Church

What is Forgiveness? | Ask the Expert: Pastor Slayden with Friendship Baptist Church

Jun 9, 2017

  Question: “What is forgiveness?”Forgiveness in the Bible is a “release” or a “dismissal” of something. The forgiveness we have in Christ involves the release of sinners from God’s just penalty and the complete dismissal of all charges against us (see Romans 8:1). Colossians 1:14 says that in God’s beloved Son “we have redemption, the forgiveness...

“What is prayer?” | Ask the Expert with Pastor Linzy Slayden from Friendship Baptist Church

“What is prayer?” | Ask the Expert with Pastor Linzy Slayden from Friendship Baptist Church

May 2, 2017

www.friendshipowasso.com     “What is prayer?”Answer: The most basic definition of prayer is “talking to God.” Prayer is not meditation or passive reflection; it is direct address to God. It is the communication of the human soul with the Lord who created the soul. Prayer is the primary way for the believer in Jesus Christ to communicate his...

What’s so Important About Easter? | Ask the Expert with Pastor Slayden from Friendship Baptist Church

What’s so Important About Easter? | Ask the Expert with Pastor Slayden from Friendship Baptist Church

Apr 13, 2017

  What’s so Important About Easter? Two thousand years ago, in the Middle East outside of Jerusalem, an event occurred that permanently changed the world. Because of that event, history was split. Every time you write a date, you’re using the resurrection of Jesus Christ as the focal point. What’s so important about Easter?    It’s important because it...

Are There Angels Among Us? | Ask the Expert with Pastor Slayden from Friendship Baptist Church

Are There Angels Among Us? | Ask the Expert with Pastor Slayden from Friendship Baptist Church

Feb 27, 2017

www.friendshipowasso.com   “Are There Angels Among Us?”Answer: Throughout Scripture, we see numerous instances in which angels were an integral part of God’s plan. One verse alludes to the possibility of angels walking among us today: “Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels...