Is it a sin to celebrate Halloween? (United Kingdom)

Personally, I don't like Halloween. The holiday started as a pagan celebration. Then, the churches decided to supplant it as the night before All Saints Day. Halloween began as Hallowed Eve (a holy evening). Some adults would dress as saints and go door to [...]

Please explain James 4:4 (ESV), "You adulterous people! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God." If I am fully consecrated believer living in a city or street where no other consecrated brothers are living nearby, then will I not be able to befriend with or be close to other non-believesrs for social issues, especially on neighborhood? Or I should live independently for every matters just to make sure I do not befriend non-believers or associate with members of nominal churches? (Tanzania)

Our hearts have great sympathy for you. Isolation from other believers is certainly a cross that you are bearing to the glory of God. Thankfully, today, we have mobile phones, email, Zoom, even paper mail with which you can use to have fellowship with [...]

I'm dealing with a few people who are accusing us wrongly. Their accusations are false and they never get tired of telling lies. They are wicked people and I don't know what we did to deserve this struggle. Everyday I pray to God so that He might rescue us. But nothing is working… (India)

Our hearts go out to you. Lies and false accusations are very painful and cause much suffering. Is it at all possible for you to change situations where you might start fresh without this burden? It might be worth the trouble of doing so... [...]

Is it okay to fight? (Philippines)

No. Christians may not fight physically. It's devilish when people hit, beat, or rob us. But many have suffered for righteousness.  Remember the great Apostle Paul’s hardships. 2 Corinthians11:24-27, “Five different times the Jewish leaders gave me thirty-nine lashes.  Three times I was beaten [...]

How can I discover my spiritual gifts? (United States)

A person's self-discovery may be different from God's direction. We walk with God by praying for opportunities of service. If you are sincere and humble, the Lord will open your eyes to the needs of others. Daily, we will begin to see ways to aid others, both spiritually and naturally.  Most [...]

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