We live in a time when people attain physical maturity at an early age. A recent study reveals this clearly when it describes children's maturity age today is two to five years earlier than it was in the past.The age of puberty is has lowered. In the last century, human growth continued to an a...Read More
Christian Maturity - What is it all about ?
The beginning of a true Christian life is figuratively presented in the scriptures as re-rebirth. Growth and development naturally follow a healthy birth. Life securing and growth promoting virtues indwell every healthy child. But all around these remain life-threatening disease germs and growth-det...Read More
“When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put childish ways behind me”. St. Paul (1Cori. 13:11.The Apostle Paul makes this interesting statement as he concludes his short discourse on love. When we analyse this statement c...Read More
Is There an Adult in the Room?
Wherever “children” gather whether toddlers playing in a playground or politicians tackling civic issues in the boardroom, the question has to be asked, “Who is the adult in the room?” The question also applies to business, the home and the church. Someone must in charge, someone must act re...Read More
You’ve got to continue to grow, or you’re just like last night’s cornbread – stale and dry. - Loretta LynnSomebody said that basic understanding of truth alone is insufficient to prove a person as mature. Bluntly speaking truth alone also does not prove a person’s maturity – whereas...Read More
In Paul’s writings Maturity entails several ideas related to the concept of fulfillment, reaching a goal or attaining perfection. In his thinking, that which is perfect or mature has fulfilled its intended goal. There are a few factors evident in Pauline writings regarding maturity deserving atten...Read More
Watching a program on the Animal Planet the other day, I wondered what kind of animal man is. Why does it take so long for a human being to develop into an adult? A young giraffe was seen getting up on all fours minutes after it was born and soon taking its first tentative steps. In a few minutes, i...Read More
Jesus Christ is the content of the Christian message. The mission of Christianity is human redemption which embodies forgiveness of past sins, the hope of immortality and maturity of personality which is the abundant life of the Christian. The standard of Christian maturity is the radiant personalit...Read More