1 October, 2022

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Class Goes On: A Tribute to the Life and Teaching of Dr. Jack Cottrell

Class Goes On: A Tribute to the Life and Teaching of Dr. Jack Cottrell

Reading Time: 7 minutes

Tom Claibourne writes: “Since Dr. Jack Cottrell’s passing last Friday, I’m sure some have expressed dismay that we have lost not only a good man of God, but a strong, biblical voice still so desperately needed in the Restoration Movement and the wider church world. But is the voice of a truly great teacher ever completely silenced? I think not . . .”

Jack Cottrell and My ‘Macedonian Turning Point’

Jack Cottrell and My ‘Macedonian Turning Point’

Reading Time: 3 minutes

A Christian editor shares how his life changed forever when he attended a once-a-week class on the Holy Spirit that Jack Cottrell offered at his church during a six-week span in the early 1980s. (Dr. Cottrell died Sept. 16 after a long battle with cancer.)

Life in Ukraine Today: A Torturous Reminder of Old Horrors

Life in Ukraine Today: A Torturous Reminder of Old Horrors

Reading Time: 4 minutes

Andrey told me stories of the Nazi occupation of their region during World War II, and how the German army used the building as a prison, and that many prisoners were hanged there. . . . We all assumed it could never happen again . . . and yet Russian occupiers have turned life in the city into a torturous reminder of those old horrors.  

Jack Cottrell and God’s Plan A+

Jack Cottrell and God’s Plan A+

Reading Time: 4 minutes

On Friday evening, after a long battle with cancer, Jack Cottrell, 84, passed from earth to heaven. Dr. Cottrell was professor of theology at Cincinnati Christian University for 48 years. Throughout his life, Dr. Cottrell enjoyed helping others come to a clearer and more specific understanding of biblical and doctrinal issues . . .

Reading Scripture and the Transformation of the Soul

Reading Scripture and the Transformation of the Soul

Reading Time: 3 minutes

Our educational system and culture train us in a way of reading literature that works against the way the Scriptures were designed to be read and experienced. Our information culture resists embracing a text written primarily for transformation rather than information.

Ministry to Combat Vets in Indiana Plans Major Retreat Center

Ministry to Combat Vets in Indiana Plans Major Retreat Center

Reading Time: 4 minutes

Point Man of Newburgh—an Indiana ministry that helps combat veterans returning from war—is moving toward purchasing and developing a $4.5 million retreat center. The project is a monumental one for the 13-year-old nonprofit organization that got its start with the help of Crossroads Christian Church in Newburgh, Ind. 

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