Author: Len


There are a lot of big words in the Christian lexicon, but there are few larger than the word salvation or its verb form saved. What does it mean to be saved? Since Google knows everything, I asked what it meant. Here’s what I read. “The word salvation is the translation of the Greek word […]

What Is Sin?

What is sin? In Protestant circles sin has variously been defined as anything that falls short of God’s perfection and righteousness. In other circles sin has been defined as a voluntary violation of a known law of God by a morally responsible person. On the other hand, Roman Catholics tend to classify sin as either […]

Holy Spirit

For the past two weeks I have been exploring the question – who is Jesus? I tried to convince you that Jesus is both fully divine and fully human. That is a mystery and defies all human logic! Now I want to turn our attention to the third person of the Trinity – the Holy […]

Who Is Jesus?

I started this blog by saying that anyone who has ever spoken about or offered an opinion about God and who He is, is by definition a theologian. The word theology literally means “God talk”. We looked at various attributes of God – His omnipotence, His omniscience and ended by discussing the doctrine of the […]


As you can tell from my family name, Bachiu, I was not born a Mennonite. I became one later in life, at least in part because of the Anabaptist position on pacifism. I listened to sermons and read articles that supported the position. In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus said “Blessed are the peacemakers, […]


With this post I want to tackle one of the most difficult doctrines of the Christian faith – the Trinity. First, it seems so illogical. I mean, how can God be one and yet three at the same time? It defies all logic and reason. Something can not be distinctly and vividly red while at […]