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Ways to Show Appreciation to a Bible Class Teacher

Good Bible class teachers work hard.  Week after week, they prepare lessons, create materials, change bulletin boards, and change lives.  They teach other people’s children for no paycheck. Their motivation is to serve the Lord by making an eternal difference in the lives of their students. We have all had Bible class teachers who have taught us …

I Never Heard Him Complain

When I was two years old, my father was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis.  He was primarily affected in his hands and feet which was not easy for a man who made his living as a barber. He had a stool that attached to his barber chair that enabled him to sit and work.  He continued …

Everybody Has Something

Could this be said of you? It was one of those Sundays when I was struggling. As I settled in my pew, I glanced around at those who were sitting around me. To my left,  I saw a group of teenagers who were laughing with one another as they looked for a place to sit. …

What’s a Woman To Do?

I’ll never forget a sermon I once heard a young preacher deliver. He was speaking on the differing roles of men and women in worship. He very capably noted that men have a leadership role in the church, and touched on a variety of jobs they can do such as be elders, deacons, preachers, and …

Churches and Alcohol

Acts 17:6 tells us that there were Christians in the first century who were “turning the world upside down.” By standing for their faith and going against the culture of the day, they were making a stand for what was right. An article recently published in our community newspaper discussed whether or not to uphold …