Christian Views

Just because THRED® is run by Christians, doesn’t mean we expect everyone to care what Christians have to say or how we see things. But if you ARE interested in hearing a clear Christian view on a particular topic, our goal is to provide that here.

We will be regularly adding new topics for as long as there is more about life, faith, and Jesus to discuss!

Society

Human Rights

One good definition of human rights is “opportunities and safeguards that ought to be available to all humans, simply by virtue of their being human.” There is ...

Sports

Did you know that God wants us to experience pleasure? In spite of all the stereotypes out there, Christians know that God is not a killjoy or a spoilsport; he ...

Education

What do Christians think about education? Is education compatible with Christian faith? Aren’t Christians those weird people who keep their children as ignorant...

Relationships

Sex

If you’ve gotten the impression that the God Christians follow doesn’t like sex, or that the Bible is a prudish book, is it a surprise to hear that isn’t true? ...

Leadership

A lot of what Christianity has to say about leadership can be summed up pretty well in one story about Jesus with his followers: A dispute also arose among them...

Serving

You hear a lot about service these days. Kids have service projects at school or in Scouts. People volunteer for food pantries or soup kitchens over the holiday...

Personal

Virtues

Honesty. Truthfulness. Purity. Kindness. Forgiveness. Courage. Humility. Obedience. Integrity. Faithfulness. Trustworthiness. Peace. Mercy. Compassion. Persever...

Being a Good Person?

“I’m a good person.” “I try to live a good life.” “Everybody’s got their issues, but X is one of the good guys.” We hear these kinds of statements constantly. W...

Self-Control

Self-control is one of those things we all wish we had more of. For a lot of us it’s food (pepperoni pizza, mmmmm); for others, video games, or texting, or cons...

God & Christianity

Death & What Comes After

What do Christians believe about death? What happens next? Let’s explore these questions together by taking the whole experience, step by step. First of all, de...

Who is Jesus?

Trying to describe Jesus is…difficult. I know him, but not in the usual way, where we’ve met face to face and had many long conversations in ordinary situations...

Faith

What do Christians mean when they talk about faith? Not Simple Confidence First, it’s not the same thing other people talk about when they say things like “you’...