How can you identify the exotic tree growing in the back yard of your newly-purchased property? There is a simple, fool-proof way to find out. How will you know if your new neighbor is the Christian he says he is? Does it matter if his deeds don't match his profession? What does the Bible say?
There is no question that our conversation has much bearing on the witness and testimony that we leave with others. As Christians, should we be using “kids” in referring to children, or “the old man/lady” in reference to older people, or parents?
God has given us but a short time here upon earth, and yet our entire eternity depends upon how we use this time.Young people, and older folks too, have many temptations to face in our age. We want to look at five of them and see what God’s Word has to say concerning each one.
Members of our churches have lost millions of dollars through fraudulent financial activities. These losses have far-reaching effects individually, upon our Christian witness, and upon our capacity to fund the work of God’s kingdom. Learn more about fraud, and how to be part of the solution.
The church of Jesus is to be a pure bride for Him. To maintain this purity members who fail to live holy lives and are not repentant must be put out of the church. Some think church discipline cruel but when carried out in love it is for the eternal good of all involved.
Today many things are being done that are just and right, but often there is a misplaced emphasis. There are some corrections which need to be made in the way we look at evangelism, conversion and separation so that we can see them in Biblical perspective.
The people of the world are mostly concerned with themselves and making sure they have a good life. As the children of God we are called to be separate from the world and its drives and passions. How does God want this separation to look in real life?
At the heart of genuine Christianity, is a stunningly "other" way of life—the cross life. In a world defined by the dynamics of law, wisdom and power, is your life defined by the otherness of the cross?