Monthly Archives: May 2008

Open the Door to Conversational Evangelism


      Open the Door to Conversational Evangelism Paul Dean Doing evangelism is a very different dynamic in today’s culture than it was twenty-five years ago. Then, if you were to ask someone on the street if they believed … Continue reading

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Did Jesus Support Capital Punishment?


      Did Jesus Support Capital Punishment? Andrew Tallman Many Christians believe that faithfulness to the ministry of Jesus requires them to oppose capital punishment. Though they acknowledge that the Old Testament mandated this penalty for murder, they think … Continue reading

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Christian Roadmap Is Already In Our Homes


Christian Roadmap Is Already In Our Homes  Mike Ruffin   “For this my son was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.” (Luke 15:24) I recently bought a navigation system for my car. I seem to … Continue reading

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A Plea to Use the Bible Every Day


A Plea to Use the Bible Every Day Dr. Paul Dean How often do you go to the Scriptures when faced with a difficult decision, an ethical dilemma, or when in need of simple advice? Do you realize just how … Continue reading

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God is and God Has Spoken: Tips for Bible Teachers/Preachers


God is and God Has Spoken: Tips for Bible Teachers/Preachers Paul Dean Periodically I’m asked the question whether I believe the Sunday morning sermon should be designed primarily to reach lost people or teach Christians. That question is not illegitimate … Continue reading

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Share Struggles Share Prayers


  Share Struggles  Share Prayers   You also helping together in prayer for us, that thanks may be given by many persons on our behalf for the gift granted to us through many. —2 Corinthians 1:11, emphasis added   The … Continue reading

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Discerning Which Biblical Laws Matter


What Would Jesus Do: Discerning Which Biblical Laws Matter, and Which Don’t Julie Ferwerda Do you ever wonder how to figure out what God wants you to do in those gray areas of life? Recently while reading through one of … Continue reading

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