Stepping Stones or Stumbling Blocks?

Becoming A Stepping Stone—Not A Stumbling Block A Study of 2 Corinthians 6:3 – 7:1 The boy should never have been hiking at that hour of the night in that neck of the woods. At 14, he was already an experienced hiker, having grown up in the mountains. But it was rainy. The ground was […]

Therefore We Do Not Lose Heart

A Study of 2 Corinthians 4:1 Introduction: If you’ve ever gotten discouraged with your life or your work, I have a Bible verse for you, which, once you understand and learn it, will never leave you and never fail to uplift you. It’s 2 Corinthians 4:1: Therefore, since through God’s mercy we have this ministry, […]

When Two Crowds Meet

A Study of Luke 7, 8, and 21 This is a message about two large crowds. The church has a crowd. The family of God on earth—the church of the Lord Jesus Christ—is larger and stronger than ever before. For example, multitudes of people inside Iran are reportedly turning to Christ. God is at work […]


The Church! Its Pentecostal Birth and Boldness — A Study of Acts 2 Introduction What’s going on with the church in America? The statistics are not good.Overall church attendance in America has dropped dramatically. A few weeks ago, the Wall Street Journal reported that in the year 2000, 41 percent of Americans attended church regularly. […]