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Why Don’t People Return After They Visit?

by Dennis Gulledge

    is it our culture or our rudeness? by Jerrie Barber Often I hear conversations about why many churches aren’t growing. Many blame our culture, materialism, or some other outside source. Those may play a part. Let me relate something that happened to me less than fifty years ago, and less than 500 miles from where I’m […]

    THE NATION THAT TRANSCENDS ALL NATIONS

    by Wayne Brewer

                  A Christian may have a certain job or responsibility in this life that takes one to another country for business, political purposes, or simply for pleasure, but when a Christian goes to another nation representing the cause of Christ to preach the gospel and live among brethren in other nations then all are brethren […]

      LIGHT OF THE WORLD

      by Noah Icenhour

        When Jesus came to this earth, he certainly had his death in mind for his mission. But his life is much more than simply his death. I would not dare attempt to take away from the meaning of his death, but Scripture devotes the majority of the Gospels are devoted to his life. He said […]

        Blank Keys

        by Noah Icenhour

          S Noah Icenhour There was a man in a lying unconscious in an old small shed. He came to himself and realized where he was, but he had no idea how he got there with a weird feeling he has been there before. Immediately he saw a door and tried to open it. But there […]

          CONVENIENT INTERPRETATIONS

          by Dennis Gulledge

            There are some Bible passages to which we apply a convenient interpretation. A passage, or verse, might lend itself to a convenient interpretation if it appears to state a principle that we hold generally true. In many cases, perhaps, such convenient interpretations originated long ago, have been passed down to us by brethren we hold […]

            THERE AROSE ANOTHER GENERATION

            by Wayne Brewer

              Wayne Brewer             These inspired words were written concerning the difference describing what took place from one generation to the next. “And there arose another generation after them that knew not the Lord…” (Judges 2:10). It is a fact that generations rise up and then pass on and another generation comes along. This fact is […]

              SCIENCE AND THE BIBLE

              by Noah Icenhour

                Part 2 This may seem like a odd topic to you, but it is an area that much has been written about. We started this series last week and will continue with it this week as well. What are the qualities you would expect to find in a book that claims to be from God? […]

                SCIENCE AND THE BIBLE

                by Noah Icenhour

                  Part 1 One of the many evidences for the inspiration of the Bible is scientific statements of the Bible. When thinking about the inspiration of the Bible we realize we are claiming that the Bible is from God. We received the Bible when men who were “moved” by the Holy Spirit wrote each individual book […]

                  ALL COMER’S BIBLE CLASS

                  by Dennis Gulledge

                    And Other Positive Things Happening at the Mabelvale Church The All Comer’s Bible class resumed on February 12th. This is the winter-spring session that will run for three months, the last class being on May 7th. Noah Icenhour and I will work together in teaching this class. For our study we are using the book, […]

                    WHAT IS THE TEMPERATURE?

                    by Wayne Brewer

                      What is the temperature? That is a question that is often asked throughout the year as one prepares to leave the house, and especially when there are extreme temperatures or weather. We want to know what the temperature is in order to better prepare for the outdoor elements. Many people will watch the evening news […]