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ANOTHER GENERATION AFTER THEM

by Wayne Brewer

    One of the great servants of God that came out of Egypt, was in the wilderness for forty years, and lead the children of Israel to the promised land of Canaan was Joshua. He was a godly leader that understood the needs of the various generations that he lived among. Joshua’s words of wisdom and […]

    HANDCLAPPING IN WORSHIP TO GOD

    by Noah Icenhour

      Dave Miller of Apologetics Press This is an important discussion as many churches around us are accepting this practice more and more. This article can be found in full form at https://apologeticspress.org/apcontent.aspx?category=11&article=4802. I have included only the section about hand-clapping during singing for this particular article. (Noah Icenhour) As churches of Christ continue to experience transitional conflict, fundamental commitment to biblical […]

      UNDER CONSTRUCTION

      by Noah Icenhour

        Exciting things are happening at Mabelvale this week! As I write I can hear the sound of workers in our foyer. They are re-carpeting the foyer, hallway and all of our classrooms! In addition to that, all of our classrooms are being repainted and remodeled! It all started in fall of 2017 when I presented […]

        THE LORD IS MY PORTION

        by Wayne Brewer

          “The Lord is my portion”, says my soul, “Therefore I hope in Him” (Lamentations 3:25). The year is about 586 B.C. and Jeremiah laments that Jerusalem is in ruins as a result of the Babylonian invasion. Jerusalem was once a great city, but now because the people had departed from God’s way the city is […]

          LOT’S WIFE

          by Noah Icenhour

            Let me tell you something very obvious: we all have a past behind us. Each one of us has a history and a story about how we got where we are today. This story is filled with experiences that are memorable, comforting and joyful. This story is also chained to experiences that are painful, devastating […]

            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 […]

                THE NAMELESS CHURCH

                by Dennis Gulledge

                  Dan Chambers says that we live in a “three dimensional Christian world” – Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox.[i] He says, “For those who profess to be Christians, the world asks, ‘Catholic, Protestant, or Orthodox?’ And if the answer is ‘Protestant,’ the next question is ‘Which denomination?’” The church of Jesus Christ in the New Testament was […]

                  OBEY MY VOICE

                  by Wayne Brewer

                    “For I earnestly exhorted your fathers in the day I brought them up out of the land of Egypt, until this day, rising early and exhorting, saying, “Obey My voice”’ (Jeremiah 11:7). Throughout the Bible the exhortation for all people is to hear the voice of God and obey it. God spoke many times throughout […]

                    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 […]