fbpx
RZIM Logo
When Hope Seemed Hopeless

You are beautiful, you are strong and you are worthy – A captivating story shared by Rachel Davis, Operations Manager and Senior Project Analyst for Wellspring International, RZIM. The stories of Usha, a burns survivor and Dr Prema, co-founder of…

Disappointed with God?

Prev 1 of 1 Next Disappointed with God? | Q & A | Ravi Zacharias Is there meaning and purpose in life without God? Can we as human beings come up with our own meaning and cut God out of…

The Festival of Lights and the Dark Night of the Soul

The sounds and the lights declare a hidden hope in every heart for prosperity, blessing and the destruction of evil. Read Neil Vimalkumar’s article on ‘The Festival of Lights and the Dark Night of the Soul’

Why Does God Become Silent At Times?

Have you struggled with the question why does God become silent when you need him the most? Here is an answer by Ravi Zacharias.

Has God Become Irrelevant?

The question, has God become Irrelevant? is like Sherlock asking Watson if Arthur Conan Doyle has become irrelevant. Of course, if Doyle has become irrelevant then Sherlock too will inevitably become irrelevant. In that case, if God becomes irrelevant humans…

The Influence of Christ on Mahatma Gandhi

“The Sermon on the Mount had a deep impact on Mahatma Gandhi. Verses such as ‘Blessed are the poor in spirit’, ‘Blessed are the peacemakers’, ‘Blessed are the pure in heart’, ‘Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the…

Is the Bible a Science Stopper?

When it comes to the relationship between the Bible and Science, many people today as well as modern academicians, seem to be of the opinion that Bible and Science are sworn enemies. Perhaps one reason is that Science as an…

Can Prayer Alter God’s Plan?

The question the title of this post poses is one of the more difficult questions regarding the mystery of prayer. While there can be no completely satisfactory answer to the question, there can still be adequately satisfactory answers to it.…

Lessons from the Great Teacher

Prev 1 of 1 Next Lessons from the Great Teacher Prev 1 of 1 Next

Jesus, a great teacher?

The ABCD of transforming society A story is told of Dr Radhakrishnan, after whose birthday we celebrate ‘Teacher’s day’. On one occasion this one time President of our country during his years as a philosophy professor was teaching a class…

The Grand Mystery Of Forgiveness

by Immanuel Ebbie Francis Is Jesus really being practical? Can His teachings be trusted with life and with its consequent practice? Is He downright apathetic to existential case points, by generalizing them with saintly ease without taking into consideration case-specific…

How do we approach work?

by Dr. Rajkumar Songa Dr. Rajkumar Songa is the founder-CEO of the Hyderabad-based Centre for Migration Medicine, which is a visa medical screening centre authorised and overseen by public health and immigration departments of USA, Canada, UK, Australia and New…

Three cheers to Freedom and Secularism

by Tikicus Polepaka On the occasion of the 72nd Independence Day of our country, let us take a fresh look at the concepts of freedom and secularism. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru it was who by his unflinching efforts established and practised…

Friendship Day

In his survey of the most popular and enduring TV series of recent times, Sydney-based writer, Nathan Jolly 1 found that the famous American sitcom Friends which is built around six friends who are always there, with and for each…

[Book Abstract] Forgiveness and Politics: A Critical Appraisal

Forgiveness and politics are often assumed, both ordinarily and academically, to be unrelated and un-relatable. There is, however, an increasing body of literature from various disciplines challenging that assumption, and arguing for the role and rationale of forgiveness in politics.…

The Substance of Fame and Glory

Years ago, a young man at a Bible college tentatively asked: ‘Doesn’t it seem odd that God would desire the praises of His people? Is God attention-starved?’ ‘That seems like a fair objection,’ I countered gently: ‘but what if God…

Business Ethics – An Oxymoron?

  by Nathan Andrews Writing 740 years before Christ, the prophet Isaiah called out the people of his time saying ‘your coins are all counterfeits, your wine watered down’, referring to their cheating and misrepresentation in the marketplace. Amos, Isaiah’s…

Beyond the Boundaries of Science

  by Dr. Latha Christie In today’s post-modern culture of smart-phones and GPS, the millennials struggle with a major shift in thinking—questioning truth claims and denying absolute truth. Amidst this culture, the ultimate questions in life still linger: Where did…

From Father to Fathers

  Yesterday, May 12,  was Mothers’ Day. Social media was flooded with updates on how wonderful mothers are; newspapers carried articles on the indispensability of mothers and motherhood; church services were all about how good and wonderful mothers are. In…

What Next?

Watch Jaden Johnson, a school student, as he asks some insightful questions to Mr. G. J. Manohar, Principal and Correspondent of Madras Christian College Higher Secondary School, Chennai. Mr Manohar is an award-winning teacher and Principal.

The Challenge of Affluence

By Max Jeganathan In one of his lesser known works – ‘How much land does a man need?’ – Leo Tolstoy writes of a Russian peasant farmer named Pahom. Pahom hears of some landowners – the Bashkirs – whom he…

Biblical sexuality vis-a-vis Hookup culture

  The slogan of today’s culture can be reduced to just six single syllable words, ‘if it feels good, do it’. Peter Singer of Princeton University once said, “Sex raises no unique moral issues at all…Decisions about sex may involve…

Boredom and the Meaning of Life

Daniel Thejus (Bobby) says, we are bored with everything under the sun. We are even bored with relationships, work and religion. Learn more.

by Charles Premkumar Joseph Cinnamon Grand it was! My colleague and I were hosted by a loving young Sri Lankan couple with their cricket loving lad (who doted on Dhoni) for a late night dinner in Colombo last month. Conversations,…

Beyond the Grave

We wrestle with many fears on a daily basis: rejection, loneliness, ridicule, failure. However, for most of us, the greatest fear we face is death. What will happen when I die? What awaits me? Will it be good or bad,…

Voting Principles 101 In Ancient India, the practice of choosing a life partner among a list of suitors by a girl of marriageable age was – the Swayamvara. In Sanskrit, ‘Swayam’ translates as ‘Own’ and ‘Vara’ as ‘Boon’ or ‘Choice’.…

Jesus and Judas – An Unlikely Friendship

What exactly was the relationship between Jesus and Judas? Did Jesus merely tolerate Judas or did He do much more?

On Government

by Kethoser (Aniu) Kevichusa Romans 13:1-7 is one of the most misunderstood, misinterpreted, and misused passages in the whole Bible. But read carefully, it can be mined for the ore vein of great biblical truths about “government”: its identity, its authority,…

Journey into Shadow

In J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, Frodo, the young hobbit, has been given the burden of bearing the one ring of power. It is a ring that has the potential to put all of Middle Earth under terror…

How can an all-loving God send anyone to Hell?

If God was all loving and all powerful, could he not have made a world where all people go to heaven?

Corruption vs Contentment

In this article, Tejdor Tiewsoh says the Gospel of Jesus Christ is neither a prosperity nor a poverty Gospel but it is a Gospel of Contentment.

Time and Eternity

In this article, Neil Vimalkumar helps us get a fresh perspective of time and eternity. No matter what the future holds, there is hope for every one of us.

Is Faith in God Relevant in an Age of Science?

by Balajied Nongrum Many people today believe that life in the universe results from blind and random forces. They consider this a matter of scientific fact, and that belief in God is merely a matter of blind faith. Anglican theologian…

Making melody for the Master

by Augustine Paul  A thing of beauty is a joy forever, said the poet Keats. Music, you will agree, is one such tremendous blessing given to us by our Maker. Now music is an integral part of worship, be it in…

Romancing the Divine

Try Romancing the divine or at least freely indulging in his unceasing unquenchable love. This Romance was never intended to replace your love for your sweetheart.

When Fetters Fall

Freedom is part and parcel of the good news of Jesus Christ: “For freedom Christ has set us free” (Galatians 5:1).

Making Social Media Useful (Again?)

Check what Social Media makes you think of yourself and others. If you are often upset or angry after interacting, reading posts, or begin hating yourself, or others, be sure something is wrong.

The Anatomy of Faith, Running the Greatest Race of All

by Ravi Zacharias We are all running a race, but the greatest race that we can run is in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. There is no other race in this world that compares to this. This is…

Living the Grateful Life

by Jacob Cheriyan The mother looked sternly at 5-year-old Priya and said, “Priya, what are you supposed to say when someone gives you a gift?”, Priya looked right at the person who had just given her a beautifully wrapped present…

In the Pursuit of Truth

by Thomas Skaria In ‘The Pursuit of Happyness’, an American biographical drama film based on the entrepreneur Chris Gardner, the protagonist (played by Will Smith) makes a living by selling bone-density scanners. Doctors wouldn’t buy those machines as they were…

Whom do we belong to?

by Neil Vimalkumar B How do we look at the person of Jesus Christ? Whom did He claim Himself to be? The answer to this question is of paramount importance. In this video, Neil Vimalkumar B says if Jesus is…

Understanding the LGBTQ Community: An attempt

  By Charles Joseph Understanding the complex nuances of the LGBTQ community is very important before we engage with the issue. Many times we can become very passionate about a cause without understanding the multiple layers of the argument. In…

Getting a Glimpse of God

  By Charles Joseph In this video, Charles Joseph says kings will come and kings will go, leaders will come and go, but the King of Kings, will live forever. Anchoring his message in Isaiah 6, he states that a…

Who is your True king? A Review of Bahubali 2

  by Jacob Cheriyan The movie Bahubali 2 is not just an entertaining film but can help reveal profound insights about the human longing for a just and fair ruler. Many stories revolve around this theme. Who is a just…

Witness in Marketplace

  Musicians, politicians, lawyers and sport stars should not just leave their jobs because it gets to be difficult to demonstrate Christian ethics in their line of duty, says Ravi Zacharias during a Q & A at the South Asia…

Taking Sides on Suicide

  by Kethoser (Aniu) Kevichusa Suicide is the deliberate and voluntary taking of one’s own life. Suicide or attempted suicide is motivated by several factors. It may be in order to escape intense purposelessness or hopelessness. Despair, pain, guilt, fear…

Q&A Session on Spiritual Journey and Disciplines

  with Stuart McAllister, Abdu Murray and Ravi Zacharias How do we battle with the increasing pressures at the workplace and still keep our Christian faith? What is our role when God is silent? How do we build a strong…

Evil and Suffering in God’s Good World

  by Dr Daniel Thejus (Bobby) Evil, the Price to be Free Suffering is when a bomb blast results in losing a limb and a family member. Suffering is when certain economic policies favour the rich and throw a bone…

Where Can I Find God?

  by Neil VimalKumar B The Bible presents Jesus as not just the message from God, but as the message of God. We cannot find meaning and purpose in life from within ourselves, we need a greater vantage point. The…

Lessons from History, Unlikely Heroes

  by Charles Premkumar Joseph The people who have made the greatest impact in the world are the people who have had the deepest convictions. People who have fought against all odds for what they believed in. In this talk…

Start typing and press Enter to search

Shopping Cart