With Friends Like These . . .

With Friends Like These . . . My brothers, show no partiality as you hold the faith in our Lord Jesus Christ—James 2:1 We men tend toward partiality. Sometimes with forethought, many times with no thought, we give or withhold based upon characteristics of the potential recipients. We can, therefore, find ourselves directing all our…


Backsliding Stems from Indifference to the Necessity of Christ

Backsliding Stems from Indifference to the Necessity of Christ August 17, 2023 by: John Owen Indifference to the Necessity and Benefits of Christ and His Mediation There are reasons that are peculiar unto every especial instance of backsliding in any kind. First, ignorance of the necessity of Jesus Christ and the benefits of his mediation…


CHRISTIAN LIVING

CHRISTIAN LIVING \”I am crucified with Christ; nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me.\” Gal 2:20. THE HEART of true religion is to believe that Christ is literally within us. We must not simply look to Him as our Mediator, Advocate, and Example, but as being possessed by Him. He is…


How Slowing Down Speeds Up the Church

How Slowing Down Speeds Up the Church July 24, 2023 by: Nathan Knight The Speed of Church Planting The kingdom of heaven is like a marathon runner. He gets better at running fast by running slower. Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya, a two-time gold medalist and record holder, has a training regimen that may be described…


Why You Should Enroll in Wisdom University

Why You Should Enroll in Wisdom University July 15, 2023 by: David Murray Peers vs. Parents Thirty percent of college students drop out after their first year at school. While the dropout rate slows after that, the total dropout rate is somewhere in the 40–50 percent range. Why so many? The most common reasons are…