Promoting Prayer in The Local Church by Susan Thomas Jason Upton, Somerset, PA - I feel prayer needs to be consistently advocated from the pulpit and the altar. Church members should hear and see it promoted by the leadership of the church. Prayer is absolutely essential for church growth; it prepares the

Christianity Under Attack

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Mark Stacy II, Purcell, OK--One of the biggest challenges facing Christians today is the challenge to stand for what we believe, even if it’s not “respectable” by the world’s standards. At a time where it's tempting to forsake Apostolic identity in pursuit of intellectual respectability and accolades of this world,

Christianity Concerns

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Irvin Baxter, Richardson, TX -- Most Christians are no longer preaching the important doctrines of the Bible. Because this is happening, most denominations are leaning toward reuniting with Rome under the ecumenical movement right now. Major evangelical leaders are planning to sign a statement of unity of faith and purpose

Teaching With Impact

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Vickie Oliver, Groveport, OH -- Teaching our children is such an important ministry and requires us to give our very best. I like to involve the children’s senses of sight, touch, hearing, and even smell when presenting a lesson. We must be creative and use methods that will keep their

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How Can Our Bible Colleges Do Better?

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How Can Our Bible Colleges Do Better?   Rev. Dan Rigdon - Plano, Texas - There are three things I would suggest. First, we need to get young ministers more familiar with the Word. Commentaries and Bible dictionaries are fine - but they do little good when you don't truly know your