Theology

The Miraculous Birth of Jesus Christ

The doctrine of the virgin birth is based on two explicit and harmonious accounts recorded in the Synoptic Gospels—Matthew 1:18–25 and Luke 1:26–38, each clearly independent of the other. Both narratives […]

Death & Dying, End Times Issues

Countdown to Doomsday?

It’s the end of the world as we know it—well, maybe. If the ancient Mayans—peoples of Southern Mexico—are correct in their prediction, the Earth will be destroyed by a cataclysmic event, […]

Theology

12 Practical Steps to Forgiveness

1. Recognize that forgiveness is first an act of the will, not the emotions. It is from the heart that forgiveness flows. Romans 6:17, But God be thanked, that ye were […]

Culture & Society, Politics

Electing Not to Vote

Electing not to vote—that’s what the church group called it. Perhaps you have heard the story—or one similar—of a church whose members thought it was against God’s will to vote in […]

Heaven

They Saw Heaven . . . Or Did They?

Several years ago a little boy named Colton enjoyed worldwide news coverage by declaring that he had gone to heaven. The following excerpt from the book published recounting his story claims: […]

Politics

Biblical Principles for Leaders

Three days had passed, and he was still replaying the scene in his mind. In fact, he was just as affronted by the remarks on this day as he was when […]