“And he gave some…evangelists….”

That’s right.  The Lord God, when building His Church, gave to it not only apostles and prophets, but evangelists.  These are gifted people who have been burdened and blessed with a desire to evangelize lost souls and strengthen weary churches.  In the era of the church-age in which we now live, we have come to consider the giftedContinue reading ““And he gave some…evangelists….””

Where Have All the Families Gone?

Most who read this will have been a member of what has been known as a “Nuclear Family,” consisting of a Mom and Dad and usually at least two children.  The family of four was a post-war phenomenon that flourished from 1950 to the mid 1960’s, a “golden era” of prosperity in the United States whenContinue reading “Where Have All the Families Gone?”

There Has to be a Song!

”Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord.” (Eph. 5:19) Being filled with the Spirit immediately preceded this verse admonishing Christ-Ones to have a song-filled heart.  The two go together, i.e. being filled with the Spirit and singing and making melody unto the Lord.  InContinue reading “There Has to be a Song!”

Together Again

“And they continued steadfastly in the Apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.” (Acts 2:42) Well, after two months without assembling ourselves together for worship with those of like faith, we are beginning to “Open Up” our church houses once again for corporate worship.  It is refreshing and revitalizing to singContinue reading “Together Again”

Charity to the Brethren and to Strangers

“I have shewed you all things, how that so laboring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, it is more blessed to give than to receive.” (Acts 20:35) Sadly, there are those who shamelessly, under the guise of Christian brotherhood, take advantage of believersContinue reading “Charity to the Brethren and to Strangers”