How to Appoint Deacons

Since the word deacon and forms of it meant and mean helper, assistant, or servant (Rom. 15:8, I Tim. 3:8), it would seem just from an understanding of the word itself that someone else is in the lead. And, elders are those in fact who are placed in the lead over the...

The Mission of the Church of Christ

Jesus said, “I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh when no man can work” (John 9:4). Later Peter said, “For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye...

"Always Abounding in the Work of The Lord"

Definition of Abound: “To be plentiful, to be filled.” An Old Adage: “Anything worth doing is worth doing well.” A good work “ethic.” Some examples of the use of the principle in Scriptures: II Corinthians 8:7 “As you abound in everything, in faith, and utterance, and...

Unmovable Women

What makes you feel weary in life?  The thing about weariness, toil and fatigue is that we all feel it at one time or another in our lives.  None of us are exempt!  No, not one!  In 1 Corinthians 15:58 God offers us hope and encouragement in those trying times,...

Boldness in the Lord

What does the word bold or boldness remind you of or bring to mind? Perhaps (1) a person who has the courage to act; (2) the opposite of fear; or (3) a forward person. Webster defines the word bold as “daring; fearless; audacious.” There is a great need in our day for...