Are we supposed to change our names?

Are we supposed to change our name after believing in Jesus Christ?

NO! God is not interested in unnecessarily changing our names.

We did not change our names. My name is Brijesh, my wife is Prerna, my son is Pranjal and daughter Yeshanshi.

Though Bible has some references where God changed the names of some people; however, those were in certain specific cases to impart a particular teaching. He did it in several cases like Abram renamed to Abraham, Sarai renamed to Sarah, Simon renamed to Peter and Jacob renamed to Isreal. This was essentially to lay foundation of biblical principle about faith that how it brings a transition between old and new, past and present. Continue Reading