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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 […]

      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 […]

        SISTERS IN SERVICE

        by Dennis Gulledge

          (A Ministry of the Mabelvale Church) On March 11, 2013, seventeen ladies from the Mabelvale congregation met at a local Applebee’s to discuss ways to enhance the benevolent program at Mabelvale, and to utilize their skills to become more involved in the work of the church. After three hours of dinner and discussion, several ideas […]

          IS THERE NO GOD IN ISRAEL?

          by Wayne Brewer

            When the children of Israel desired to have a king in order to be like the nations around them God told Samuel; “You shall solemnly warn them and show them the behavior of the king who will reign over them” (1 Samuel 8:9). Samuel then began to explain to them how they would suffer because […]

            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 […]

                WHAT IS THE “SIN UNTO DEATH”?

                by Dennis Gulledge

                  “If anyone sees his brother sinning a sin which does not lead to death, he will ask, and He will give him life for those who commit sin not leading to death. There is sin leading to death. I do not say that he should pray about that” (1 Jn. 5:16). This verse has always […]

                  THE LORD LOOKS UPON THE HEART

                  by Wayne Brewer

                    Samuel the last Judge of the people of God was given the great responsibility of anointing the next king of Israel (1 Samuel 16:1) and so the Lord said to Samuel, “…I am sending you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have provided myself a king among his sons.” Samuel had experienced a series of […]

                    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 […]