Christian LifeReformation

Truth Triumphs

This begins a new series on the Reformation in celebration of the 500th Anniversary of Luther's nailing of the 95 Theses. This series will complement Bob Jones University's doctrinal series in chapel with this post being taken from a sermon preached in chapel on September 6th, 2017. To enjoy more Reformation events and programming on…

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Christian LifeJourney through Cancer

The Work of Your Hands, part two

This concludes Beth's "Journey through Cancer" series. Click here for part one. See also "Blessings through Burdens, parts one and two, and "One Seed." As I shared earlier in this multi-part blog, the phone call from a friend to encourage me as I drove home from the doctor’s visit confirming cancer was a pivotal moment.…

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Christian LifeLife in Our World

One Seed

This blog continues Beth's series of her journey through cancer, which was begun in Blessings through Burdens, part one and two. The blog continues in "The Work of Your Hands," parts one and two. The following story was adapted from Aggie Hurst's book One Witness, which is out of print. At certain points along my life’s…

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Christian LifeJourney through Cancer

Blessings through Burdens, part one

This is part one of Beth's "Journey through Cancer" series. Click here for part two. For more posts, see "One Seed" and "The Work of Your Hands," parts one and two. I was 41 in April 2007 when we were hit “out of the blue” with a diagnosis of aggressive breast cancer. Another bombshell followed: a 50% survival rate (due to the…

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Christian Life

Taking Your Faith Public

John C. Paton was a missionary who, during his later years, was determined to take the Gospel to the South Sea Islands. In one church where he preached an elderly saint approached him and attempted to dissuade him from going. “Why, you will be eaten by cannibals!” Mr. Paton replied, “Mr. Dickson, you are advanced…

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Christian Life

Dare to Pray

Most of us have been praying different sorts of prayers all of our lives. We learned to pray as children and have been praying ever since. We pray for our food, for health and provision, for others, for the lost, and for things we want or even desperately desire. We have learned to pray daily…

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Christian Life

Walking in the Spirit

We live in a period of church history where a great deal of emphasis has been given to the third member of the Trinity – the Holy Spirit. A visit to any Christian bookstore will reveal more written material on the Holy Spirit than on the other two members of the Trinity combined. While some…

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