Promoting the Work of Missions

How does the elder in the local church fulfill his responsibility to “actively promote the work of missions”?1 What does this look like practically? How should we define the work of missions? Why is it necessary? What is the goal? And how can the elder actively encourage this work in the church he serves? If […]

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In a Few Words

I wish to write a few words about one of my favorite places—libraries. Whenever my wife and I go on a little trip, one of the places I like to stop at and look around in for a while, even sit down in briefly, is a library—typically city libraries or college libraries. (My wife even […]

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Skeletons in the Closet of Christmas

Skeletons in the Closet of Christmas “The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the Son of David” –Matthew 1:1, NKJV Skeletons lurk in the closet. Every family has at least one if we are honest enough to level with one another. Adultery, divorce, alcohol and drug addiction, suicide, and physical abuse are just some […]

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