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On this blog I share some experiences and thoughts around the Christian faith. Below you can see all the posts to browse through. In the menu at the top right you can find more information about me and contact me.

Artificial Intelligence (part 1)

· reading time: ca. 3 min.
Jesus accepts us as we are, but also gives us strength for positive change. Christian faith gives security in social changes …

Why did Jesus have to die?

· reading time: ca. 5 min.
Jesus' death shows us what God is like and how He relates to us humans. For believing Christians, His death means that they have eternal life …

What is the difference between Christianity and yoga? (part 3)

· reading time: ca. 9 min.
A recent WDR documentary reports critically about yoga. Based on my previous experience with yoga, I give my assessment of it …

Charity

· reading time: ca. 10 min.
Christian faith is not mainly about being a good person, but about our relationship with God. God helps us to do good …

Mission

· reading time: ca. 9 min.
Mission means passing on information and experiences about the Christian faith that you rarely hear in the media. Those who seek God can find him …

Second-class Christians?

· reading time: ca. 4 min.
When it comes to faith, it is the personal decision that counts, not the lineage. Whether we are raised Christian or not: we have peace in Jesus …

What is the Holy Spirit? (part 2)

· reading time: ca. 7 min.
God is all-powerful, but we must exercise caution in our demands. Every Christian has different gifts. God's word does not always correspond to our desires …

What is the Holy Spirit? (part 1)

· reading time: ca. 7 min.
As part of the Trinity, He mediated between God and the prophets. He worked many miracles and guides believing Christians through their lives even today …

How can I experience God?

· reading time: ca. 10 min.
When you take time for God, He shows Himself in many situations: Not only in prayer and Bible reading, but also in other people or in nature …

Why is there suffering in the world? (theodicy)

· reading time: ca. 12 min.
Suffering arises from free will. Christian faith can help us to deal with it better. With eternity in mind, every suffering seems small …

Man and Woman (part 2)

· reading time: ca. 7 min.
Men and women have different emotional needs, studies also show. The Bible can help us to better understand the opposite sex …

Man and Woman (part 1)

· reading time: ca. 7 min.
In Christianity, (monogamous) marriage is not simply a commandment. Stages in life such as engagement and marriage are symbolic of the path to God …

Did Jesus really exist?

· reading time: ca. 8 min.
Extra-biblical sources show that Jesus really lived. Roman and Greek records have parallels to the Bible …

What is the difference between Christianity and yoga? (part 2)

· reading time: ca. 12 min.
As yoga center employee, I experienced that spirituality and work were closely connected. As a Christian, I will go to heaven without any prior achievement …

What is the difference between Christianity and yoga? (part 1)

· reading time: ca. 6 min.
Yoga is a religious system in which one is rewarded and punished over many lifetimes. The Christian God gives eternal life after death …

What distinguishes Christianity from other religions?

· reading time: ca. 4 min.
Several points make Christianity unique: We have the certainty of going to heaven. Even in this life, God takes care of us …

How to become a Christian?

· reading time: ca. 10 min.
One becomes a Christian through a personal decision of faith, not because one is a member of a church. To do this, one must understand the message of Jesus …

Why the Bible as a basis?

· reading time: ca. 6 min.
God has left us an "instruction manual" for life so that we can find Him. As Christians, this gives us a common foundation …

Which Bible translations are there?

· reading time: ca. 2 min.
The Bible was written in Hebrew and Greek. There are various dynamic and formal equivalence translations, as well as interlinear translations …

Trinity

· reading time: ca. 4 min.
God is made up of three persons - Father, Son and Holy Spirit - just as water appears as steam or ice. God also invites us to a relationship …

What are the "four solae"?

· reading time: ca. 2 min.
The "four solae" summarize the Reformation: Only through personal faith that Jesus died for our faults do we go to heaven …