What is Advent?

What is Advent?

The Question My church is lighting an Advent wreath each Sunday but there is no explanation for what is going on. I did not grow up in church and don’t know what an Advent wreath is but it appears everyone else understands. I feel foolish to ask anyone; can you...
Christians and “Happy Hour”

Christians and “Happy Hour”

The Question: I am a strong Christian who has a corporate job and occasionally my co-workers want to go out for Happy Hour. I normally don’t go because I am not really comfortable in the bar scene, but I am seeing that my co-workers who go seem to have a better...
Isn’t Sunday morning good enough?

Isn’t Sunday morning good enough?

The Question: Is it really a big deal to go to church on Sunday night and Wednesday night if I already went Sunday morning? E. from Texas The Answer Part 1: Love or Duty Love or Duty (Part 1) I don’t think the number of services besides Sunday morning you attend...
Does Satan listen to our prayers?

Does Satan listen to our prayers?

The Question: I was always taught that satan could not read our thoughts but could hear what we say. I’m careful about what I say in general because I know that the power of life and death are in our words. But I’m wondering; if we pray out loud, does this...

Husband on Drugs

The Question I have been married to my husband for four years. We have two small children. He has a problem with marijuana, cocaine and alcohol. I am a Christian and try to attend church as often as possible. He has no interest in church now although he used to attend...