Christian Standard and The Lookout Merge!

For many years, Christian Standard Media has been challenged by steadily declining subscriptions to our print magazines, Christian Standard and The Lookout. The commensurate drop in revenue presented an opportunity for a non-profit ministry to purchase the magazines—and much of our Restoration Movement heritage—from a for-profit company. The change in ownership three years ago preserved the magazines and […]

Week 52 Application |
Forever Young

When I was a young minister, occasionally I would ask the congregation to kneel for prayer. A wise worship leader advised, “For some of our older members, kneeling is painful. It’s better to say, ‘If you’re physically able to do so, please kneel with us in prayer.’” I thought my friend was overstating the problem, […]


Week 52
Study Questions

Use one or both of these questions to introduce the lesson. 1. Have you have ever gone on a mission trip to a Third World country? If so, what was it like to serve there? 2. How do you feel when you hear reports of children dying of malnourishment, of elderly people being marginalized, or […]

Week 52 Study |
New Life

Dr. James Strauss from Lincoln Christian University said, “Isaiah 60-66 is the greatest eschatological section of the Old Testament.” It would seem so. Isaiah 60 celebrates the future glory of Israel in the coming light of the Messiah. Isaiah 61 announces the year of the Messiah’s favor. Isaiah 62-64 expresses the desire for the Messiah […]