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Jehovah’s True Witnesses

Jay Adams: When God wrote the words, “So you are My witnesses” (Isaiah 43:12, CSB) He was speaking to the people of the Old Testament era.  In this section of Isaiah, He challenges the false gods to stand trial.  They fail to meet the test.  When He calls forth His own witnesses they are able […]

Ergun Caner: One Man’s Jihad Against Christian Evangelism of Muslims

How about exposing those who deny Jesus is sitting on David’s throne as King of kings as declared fulfilled by Scripture, say, like John MacArthur for example? Oh wait, sorry, I forgot that the Kingship of Jesus Christ is a “secondary issue” to so many. Never mind. Presented by James White:

The Primacy of the Church

Charles Spurgeon: You know how heartily I rejoice in the preaching of Christ anywhere. But there is a lack in all this labour; the corn is sown, but there is nobody to see to it afterwards; nobody to gather it in. The way in which all this ought to be carried on is, not by […]

The Difference Between Christians and Missionaries

Nothing. Jesus said to His disciples: But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth. – Acts 1:8 “You will be my witnesses” That is what every Christian is – […]

A Plea from Tees Valley, England

For as long as I’ve known Mike Taylor (and, let’s be honest, he is getting older) this guy has had a heart for the youth. The founder of UK-USA Ministries, Mike is working hard to both fulfill the Great Commission, and reach the heart of the youth while developing leadership skills in them and then….send […]

The Primary Business of the Christian

As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance, but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior; because it is written, “You shall be holy, for I am holy.”– I Peter 1:14-16 (NASB) Neither church planting, discipleship, apologetics, missionary […]

A Challenge to “Missionary” Advocates

There are some who are intent on teaching that all Christians are not missionaries. That is a fundamental ignorance of basic Scriptural truth. How many times is the word ‘missionary’ used in the Bible? Zero. I challenge any Christian to show where the Bible differentiates between a disciple of Jesus of any age (YOU!) and […]

The Dumbing Down of Worship in America & Our Biblical Witness

A big part of the problem is that we have gotten the unconverted in the church while still unconverted, and as such, they have no love for God, His Christ, His people nor for true worship. Over the last 50 years or so, there has been a dumbing down of Biblical worship and the witness […]

Tony Miano – Unsent

This is more than disturbing. Brethren, if the local Church which you are a member of, in good standing, has not set you apart and recognized you as called of God, you should not be preaching at all. From Tony Miano’s own bio we learn that: Tony served as a chaplain for the Los Angeles […]

A Conversation About Being Saved

A woman with whom I was slightly acquainted approached me recently while I was working in the yard and said, “Can I ask you something?” “Sure,” I replied. She asked, “Do you think I’m a Christian?” { That doesn’t happen every day! } I said “I don’t know.” “Well, I pray all the time,” she […]

There’s No Such (Biblical) Thing As ‘Lay Preaching’

  Sharing the Gospel is not ‘preaching’ in the biblical sense. Yet, too often, it is assumed and called that, when in actuality, it is nothing more than a rejection of pastoral authority. Preaching involves being called of God for the office, being set apart by the Church and sent for that specific purpose. 

Gospel Hoarders

The church began in power, moved in power, and moved just long as she had power. When she no longer had power she dug in for safety and sought to conserve her gains. But her blessings were like the manna: when they tried to keep it overnight it bred worms and stank. – Rick Via […]

Before You Preach Again

Preaching is no common matter to God. It is not common in the sense that He bestows His favor on just anyone who takes it upon themselves to do so. It is a gift of God, a calling, bestowed upon men of His choosing, an office to be highly esteemed, a place of honor among […]

The Prayer of An Arminian

The Benefit of Watching A Beheading

I mentioned recently that I had witnessed an online beheading of a professing Christian at the hands of muslims. Please note that I did not say ‘radical’ Islamist. That would be silly and redundant, since all muslims, if they truly believe Islam, are radical. Anyway, and for the record, there was a benefit to watching […]

Christ Never ‘Forsaken’

The Concert of the Trinity: An Exposition of the So-called Cry of Dereliction Psalm 22:1 & Matthew 27:46 “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” C. D. Alexander The Atonement is the crowning point of the Divine Revelation. The world itself was made for Calvary – not Calvary for the world. To understand […]

Nettleton & Finney

by David Leach Asahel Nettleton (1783 – 1841) an influential figure in his day, is largely now unknown in evangelical Christianity. Even among reformed folk he is not well known. Curiously (and pathetically!), the great evangelist of his day is often thought to be Charles Finney: a man who understood neither the nature of  God […]

Pray For England

I first met Mike Taylor at the University of Arkansas in 1980. We were both freshmen living in UBC Hall, a Christian dorm run by University Baptist Church (UBC), in Fayetteville Arkansas. I love this guy. Always have. Besides, he has a great last name. Check out his ministry, UK-USA Ministries. Mike and his wife […]

Evangelist vs Pastor-Teacher

What’s the difference between the two? An evangelists deals with proclaiming the Gospel, primarily to unbelievers, and is not one to rely upon for the teaching and edification of the local church. This man is needed to reach the unbelieving world in places where the Gospel has not been preached. A Pastor-Teacher, given the charge […]

Becoming More Noble-Minded

The brethren immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, and when they arrived, they went into the synagogue of the Jews. Now these were more noble-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they received the word with great eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so. – Acts 17:10,11 […]

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