Maybe We Could All Smile More

Maybe We Could All Smile More

On February 23, 2020, Chitetsu Watanabe did in Nigate, Japan as the oldest man on Earth. Mr. Watanabe was ten days short of being 113 years old. He was born on March 5, 1907. After the Guinness World Records recognized him as the World’s Oldest Living Man, Mr....
2020 Hit Everyone

2020 Hit Everyone

On November 22, 1986, Mike Tyson became the youngest heavyweight boxing champion of all time.  His fame ultimately deteriorated to infamy, which makes one of his most famous quotes so poignant because it’s autobiographical.  He said, and it’s often been repeated with...
Why Stress Baptism?  (Part #2)

Why Stress Baptism? (Part #2)

Last week, we looked at the importance of baptism in Romans 6.1-5.  As Romans 6 describes baptism as the action that creates a new life. It is important to remember that Romans is written by the apostle Paul.  (Romans 1.1) Paul was a changed man from the road to...
Why Stress Baptism?  (Part #1)

Why Stress Baptism? (Part #1)

For years, the churches of Christ have been known for emphasis on the topic of baptism. Baptism has been a constant discussion among theologicals for hundreds, it not a couple thousand years. As various religious groups have found themselves divided over baptism, it...
Why Stress Baptism?  (Part #2)

The Old, Worn Out Bible

Do you remember the Bible of your grandparents? Maybe you remember the Bible of your parents? Do you remember their old, worn out Bible? It does not matter if it was a $10 Bible from the General Store or from Walmart, but you remember that old, worn out Bible. Today,...
John Wesley’s Rules for Singing

John Wesley’s Rules for Singing

Singing is powerful aspect of our worship that motivates one to a greater attitude and a greater desire to worship. Music has a tendency to transport the mind into a higher realm. In 1780, John Wesley published his rules for singing as a part of a hymnal he produced...