Posts by Noah Icenhour

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THE BEST MARRIAGE ADVICE I EVER HEARD

by Noah Icenhour

    The February 2015 issue of Reader’s Digest featured a lead article which was captioned, “The Best Advice I Ever Got.” Twenty-two people, including bestselling authors, humanitarians, entrepreneurs & entertainers, were asked what the best advice that they had ever received is. On the subject of listening Stephen Spielberg said, “Listen to everybody before you make […]

    THE SELF-SEEKING MIND VERSUS THE CHRIST-SEEKING MIND

    by Noah Icenhour

      Perhaps you have heard the following story or something similar: There was a little boy sitting with his mother during the Lord’s Supper on a Sunday morning. The bread and the fruit of the vine came by and the little boy wanted to partake of them. The little boy’s mother quickly stopped him and patiently […]

      CHRISTIANITY THAT IS APPEALING TO ATHEISTS

      by Noah Icenhour

        [This article is written by a friend of Noah’s, Forrest Antemesaris, one of the ministers at the Finger church of Christ in Finger, TN. He is a graduate of Florida School of Preaching and currently a student at Freed-Hardeman University. In high school he was an atheist until he met his future wife and everything […]

        OUT OF THE BOX EVANGELISM

        by Noah Icenhour

          This article will appear in the October publication of the Gospel Advocate  It all started with a mini fridge. My senior year at Freed-Hardeman University had come to an end and it was now time to say goodbye to some furniture that had made the four-year journey with me. Although the idea of keeping the […]

          COME AND SEE 

          by Noah Icenhour

            It can be so hard to know the best way to share the gospel with our friends and neighbors. We know the truth that the gospel teaches, but we also know the preconceived ideas people have against the truth and the church of Christ. It can be hard to know the best way to present […]

            WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP?

            by Noah Icenhour

              A large chunk of my ministry at this point in my life is involved with working with teens. Part of the fun of working with teens (but also a great challenge to your self-esteem) is the fact that they can be brutally honest. They will tell you if you tend to be a little boring […]

              PUTTING OTHERS BEFORE OURSELVES

              by Noah Icenhour

                One the first words we learn as toddlers is “me.” Once that word is learned it is worn out! Although there are exceptions, from the time we are toddlers we tend to be very inward focused. Children don’t quite grasp the idea of sharing. A friend shared something with me that helps learn how to […]

                SAVED BY FAITH

                by Noah Icenhour

                  Recently a member from Mabelvale (Sam Rowlett) and I have been studying with some people from Maumelle that I met through Craigslist. They attend a local denominational church that is known for doing really good in our community, but they are lacking in the area of authentic worship in the process of becoming a Christian. […]

                  CURE THEM WITH KINDNESS

                  by Noah Icenhour

                    A comedienne draws attention for being mean-spirited and cutting when roasting a White House press secretary recently. While cringe-worthy, it’s hardly an isolated incident. Nor is it confined to Washington politics, being seen across the spectrum of society. Civility has taken a beating in the current culture. Social media may be a breeding ground for […]

                    WHAT ARE WE SAYING ABOUT THE CHURCH?

                    by Noah Icenhour

                        Recently, in an excellent lesson about gossip, the teacher recounted an incident I, and many others, could echo from the background of our own experience either in ministry or our personal lives. A mother asked her wayward daughter why she no longer was a member of the church. Her convicting reply, “The way that […]