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In the World — December 7, 2014

By Christy Barritt   Domain .church Grows in Popularity More congregations across the country are adopting .church domain names that were made available in September for Internet addresses. Since released, .church has steadily grown in popularity. reported that .church is now in the number 8 spot of its Top 20 gTLD (generic top-level domains) […]

An Ever-Present Help in Trouble

by TR Robertson God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging. There is a river whose streams make glad […]

A Church that Changed the World

A Church that Changed the World

by Dr. Bill Patterson Jesus told his disciples, “You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth” (Acts 1:8). The book of Acts follows the outline of Jesus’ command. As the believers obeyed the directions of Jesus, they witnessed for him in Jerusalem (1-8); […]


“Keeping Our Head” in the Church

by Andrew Wood As a boy I had a copy of Rudyard Kipling’s classic poem “If” hanging on my bedroom wall. The opening line has always stuck with me: “If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs and blaming it on you.” Over the years I’ve found that it’s not […]


As It Was . . . So It Will Be

by Victor Knowles When was the last time you thought seriously about the return of Christ and the final judgment? Often we get so caught up in daily living we seldom think about end-time events. When I was 12 years old we had a “morning watch” at Christian Service Camp. Before breakfast we would scatter […]