By Fred Liggin When I first met Frank, I didn’t know anything about him other than he was poor and homeless. I didn’t know his story. I didn’t know how he got into such a mess. Did he drink himself homeless? Did he waste his money? Was he just lazy or did he refuse to […]
This treatment of the International Sunday School Lesson is written by Sam E. Stone, former editor of CHRISTIAN STANDARD. It is published in the April 19 issue of The Lookout magazine, and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Sam E. Stone Deceivers are all around us. While the last two letters from the apostle John are […]
By T.R. Robertson In the summer of 2012, Nathan and Amy Tuley publicly announced they felt God was calling them to full-time ministry. Over the preceding months, all the details had begun falling into place for Nathan to put his information technology training to work for Pioneer Bible Translators. And then, that September, they heard […]
By Danielle Hance Whether we’re battling chronic illness, mourning a loved one, going through separation, or any number of other painful periods, we all need support. Unfortunately, our efforts to bring comfort often miss the mark. Like the advice offered by Job’s friends, our good intentions can sometimes do more harm then good. Not sure […]
By Susan Lawrence “Let me know if I can do anything to help.” We commonly extend the offer with a genuine desire to help. However, many times, people don’t know what they need, or they’re hesitant to ask. Through many difficult deaths and trials among our church family, I’ve learned a few things that help. […]
By Phil Kendon One person walks with dignity and peace through a severe trial that comes upon his life, while another seems to fall apart at the seams. One grows stronger in his faith through the experience, another abandons the faith in anger and disappointment. One exhibits a joy in God despite his circumstances, while […]
By Jennifer Johnson Real heroes don’t wear capes. They can’t fly or leap tall buildings or breathe underwater. Real heroes wear khakis and polo shirts. The younger ones wear jeans and untucked Diesel button-downs with pockets on both pecs. On good days they wear waders in a baptistery. Heroes answer the phone at midnight and […]
By Jennifer Johnson Although Rochester (MI) College comes from a noninstrumental church of Christ tradition, the school has developed strong programs in music, music education, and theatre. Now the school has created a new major in music theatre—one of the only “4Cs” schools to do so. “We discovered a growing number of students in this […]
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