Darren Hewer

Darren Hewer did not grow up in the church but came to faith in Christ later in life at the age of 22. He earned his BA in Information Systems & Human Behavior at the University of Guelph, and his MTS in Theological Studies at Tyndale Seminary. Currently he works as an online editor for TruthMedia.

Visit his "faith blog" at www.WhyFaith.com ... and read his story of how he came to faith at www.WhyFaith.com/mystory ... also download his free ebook about why we should trust the Bible: The Historical Reliability of the New Testament.

Articles by Darren Hewer

Childlike Faith?

Discuss matters of faith, life, or whatever God lays on your heart in our daily online chat sessions. Please open your Bible and read Matthew 18:1-6. What does Jesus mean when He says we are to “become as little children”? Jesus has been misunderstood as promoting a naive or simplistic “childlike faith”. And if that’s true, […] Read More >

Evangelism? Me?

Our online chat room is almost always open. Feel free to drop in for our daily chats or whenever, just to talk. Please open your Bible and read Matthew 28:16-20. Evangelism. Does the word make you uncomfortable? It makes a lot of people uncomfortable. Sharing the good news of the gospel is sometimes a thankless job. […] Read More >

10 Things I Hate About Christianity

There are probably things that annoy you about “Christianity”. Not the Christian faith, but the way that we as individuals and churches live out our faith culture. Many people experience frustration with their faith, but not many decide to write a book about it. Jason T. Berggren is an exception. His new book “10 Things […] Read More >

15 Ways to Reduce your Carbon Footprint

What’s a carbon footprint, and why would I want to reduce it? According to ABC News, it refers to “the measure of the amount of carbon dioxide … that goes into the atmosphere as you go about your daily life.” So in terms of your car, it includes not just the amount of CO2 gas […] Read More >

2009’s Top Grossing Holiday Movies

The holiday season is a popular time for big-budget blockbuster movie releases. Here are the top movies from holiday week 2009: #1)  Avatar ($75 million) #2)  Sherlock Holmes ($65.4 million) #3)  Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel ($50.2 million) #4)  It’s Complicated ($22.1 million) #5)  Up in the Air ($11.8 million) (Source: MTV News) Although […] Read More >

5 Alternative Ways to Find a Job Online

If you are one of the millions of people who have lost their jobs recently, you've no doubt tried searching popular job websites, but here are five you may not have tried. Read More >

5 Cheap Family Vacation Ideas

Money is tight, but you still want to take your family on an exciting vacation! Here are some ideas that won’t break the bank. 1. Family camp – Also called “intergenerational camps”, to distinguish them from the classic kids’ summer camps, they typically have beautiful settings, simple lodgings, meals included (probably in a dining hall), […] Read More >

5 Things Every College Grad Should Know

Brian Kim’s article “5 Things Every College Grad Should Know” is the article I wish I’d read prior to graduating university. Here’s a his main points (in bold) followed by my comments: 1) A degree does not entitle you to a job When I graduated, I somehow had the idea that I would graduate and […] Read More >

5 Ways to Care for Others

“Dear children, let’s not merely say that we love each other; let us show the truth by our actions. Our actions will show that we belong to the truth, so we will be confident when we stand before God.” 1 John 3:18-19, NLT Most churches want to help & care for others, but don’t know […] Read More >

A Better Kind of Video?

Every minute over 24 hours worth of video is uploaded to YouTube, and each day people all over the world view over two billion videos on the world’s most popular streaming video website. (Mashable) The current king of videos on YouTube in terms of the number of views is a Justin Bieber music video which […] Read More >