Life Death and Destiny | Eternal Consequences

( From Chapter Five: The Path to Immortality from Life, Death and Destiny) LIFE ONLY IN CHRIST (a) Jesus Christ has been raised from the dead. Therefore death, though real, is not the last word. There really is a final, eternal Kingdom of God. It is a huge and tragic mistake to live only for this present world. Rather, […]

Life Death and Destiny | THE TRUE PATH – Part Two

( From Chapter Five: The Path to Immortality from Life, Death and Destiny) THE TRUE PATH – Part Two As George E. Ladd observes, “Apart from the resurrection of Christ, all ideas of life beyond death are empty speculations…. The Christian hope, for Paul, is not a theory or a speculation; it was a certain fact which in turn […]

Life Death and Destiny | THE TRUE PATH – Part One

( From Chapter Five: The Path to Immortality from Life, Death and Destiny) THE TRUE PATH – Part One (a) Resurrection makes sense. Resurrection takes seriously both the reality of death and the wholeness of the human person. Resurrection means a new, transformed, immortal form of existence for the whole person who has died; new life, not as […]

Life Death and Destiny | Near Death Experiences

( From Chapter Five: The Path to Immortality from Life, Death and Destiny) A DEAD END The so-called immortality of the human soul is a dead end solution to the question of human death. For three reasons. (a) The idea of the immortality of the soul makes no sense. It treats our bodily self as if it were […]

From The President’s Desk Issue 3 May 1995

Editorial from the Issue 3 “From Death to Life” Magazine. An article entitled “Heading for the Light ( Next  Magazine April 1995) asked the question “When we die do we simply sink into oblivion? Or is death a doorway to some other place?” The front cover promises the reader, “Find out how heaven looks”. What […]