New for October

Should We Still be Devoted to the Public Reading of Scripture?

Is the Bible read much at your church’s meetings? Should it be?   At the beginning of 1 Timothy 4, Paul says the false teachers in Ephesus were “devoting themselves to . . . teachings of demons” (v. 1). Later in the chapter, he charges Timothy: “Until...

Faithfulness in Little Things

I once met a man who was a construction worker by trade. Before he married, his wife-to-be promised that she would prepare a hot meal for him to take to work—every morning. No peanut butter and jelly sandwich and a bag chips for this man. He...

Feeling Lost

Have you ever been lost? Maybe you lost track of mom or dad at the grocery store and all of a sudden the shelves and aisles seemed really tall and scary. Or, you found yourself driving in a strange neighborhood after following your GPS to a...

The Littlest Sinners

If you have ever been to the hospital to see a newborn baby, your first words to the mom were probably not, “What a beautiful little sinner you’ve given birth to!” However, those words are completely accurate. Not only is the baby a “beautiful” creation of...