By Kent Johnson. So long as my desire was to discover the unique talents God has given me and to be open to discovering ways to use them to His glory, I couldn’t fail. The only way to fail the assessment process is to try to tell God where I am willing to serve and be closed to anything else. But most of all, it is reassuring to know that I have done everything humanly possible to find my place of service.
By J. Philip Clark. We have had – in our brief existence – some success in planting congregations at points of need. While we will not depreciate our strategic planning, success is in some measure due to godly church members moving with the population shift, finding no satisfactory church in the new location, and calling for help to establish a church in their new neighborhood.
By Les Thompson. A missionary is one sent out, commissioned by his homeland church to go to some other land to proclaim the Gospel of Christ and establish the Church of our Lord Jesus with all the detail that involves – teaching the Scriptures, Biblical doc
As we talk about success and failure, we need to remind ourselves of whose terms of reference we are using. It must be in God’s terms. It seems to me this is the area in which we have to be careful about “pop” Christianity and “success through godli
By Sharon Kraemer. The Harvest fact sheet describes the basic minis
By Dr. William S. Barker. But what do we know about the resurrection body of Jesus that will tell us something about our resurrection bodies?
By James M. Hatch, Jr. It is vital to have a proper concept of children. They are not dolls or playthings. Made in the very image of God, your children are priceless, but they have needs which can only be supplied by you. Child development – growing into maturity – is a magnificent process with ups and downs that parents may not always understand.
By James M. Hatch, Jr. Simply stated, “parenting by grace” means that to be a biblical parent you must treat your children like God does. Every time you face an issue you must have God’s supernatural grace ena
By Frank Brock. A reformation is not a return to the past. A reformation is the reforming of institutions within the society on a more biblical basis. At the top of the list of institutions that need to be reformed is the family. Men and women must take seriously the vows to commit themselves to one another for life so that they can raise and train children in a way that would be pleasing to God.