The Purpose of Worship

The Purpose of Worship

The worship assembly is not a place for skits and drama performances. It is not a place for instruments of music and entertainment. It is not a place for the preacher to clown around and make funny noises. It is not a place for clowns and buffoons. The worship...
The Grace of Giving

The Grace of Giving

Many frown upon the subject of giving; however, this may very well be because they have never considered the benefits involved in it. In his second epistle to the saints at Corinth Paul stated, “Therefore, as ye abound in every thing, in faith, and utterance, and in...
A Clear Mind in a Digital World

A Clear Mind in a Digital World

How can we teach people the gospel when their minds are full of so many different ideas? Surveys say the average person spends about two and a half hours a day on social media alone. In a week’s time people see hundreds of pictures and videos and posts. No wonder they...
Zeal

Zeal

The words zeal, zealous, and zealously appear numerous times in both Old and New Testaments. The word zeal is defined as “great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or an objective” (New Oxford American Dictionary). The World Book Dictionary defines it as “eager...
Don’t Poke the Bear

Don’t Poke the Bear

There are several black bear hides in my living room, since I much enjoy hunting the species. I’ve never had a bear come after me; nor have I ever tried to irritate one. In fact, when hunting, my preference is that the bear not know I’m there. We’ve all heard the...