Letters of Hope

Letters of Hope

When we think of the book of Revelation, the first things that come to mind are mysterious symbolism and apocalyptic imagery. But one of its most significant characteristics may be one we tend to miss: a consistent message of hope … Read the rest

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No Extra Credit

No Extra Credit

I don’t remember the exact details that prompted my friend to say it, but I do recall being a young believer at the time, struggling with something that wasn’t going my way. I carelessly blamed my difficulty on the schemes … Read the rest

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Beautifully Broken

Beautifully Broken

Beautifully Broken explores how a refugee’s escape, a prisoner’s promise, and a daughter’s painful secret converge in an inspiring true story of hope. As three fathers fight for their families, their lives become intertwined in an unlikely journey across the … Read the rest

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Biblical Application

Biblical Application

This year we discussed the revelation, inspiration, canonization, and preservation of the Bible. In this last study, we turn to the illumination and application of Scripture.

The Holy Spirit reveals meaning to people Jesus dwells in. That’s the process of … Read the rest

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The Last Days

The Last Days

Paul and other apostles evidently thought that the Messiah would return in their generation. Frequently, New Testament writers referred to their time as the “last days” or as the “last hour” (Acts 2:16, 17; Romans 13:11; Hebrews 1:1, 2; James … Read the rest

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A Change of Emphasis

A Change of Emphasis

Like most churches of the nineteenth century, the Church of Christ, Michigan, and the Church of Jesus Christ, Iowa, believed that most Bible prophecies had been fulfilled. It was generally believed that the seven churches of Asia Minor, identified in … Read the rest

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This We Believe

This We Believe

Statement of Faith 11

Prophecy

 

This we believe:

Bible prophecy preserves and strengthens a believer’s hope for the Second Advent. It identifies religious, social, and political trends and events, including the rebirth of the nation of Israel, which point … Read the rest

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Never Heard 

Never Heard 

Fans will get to experience the premiere of Never Heard in select cinemas nationwide in a one-night event November 1. As part of the event, faith-based film audiences will enjoy a special cast intro and welcome message a performance by … Read the rest

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Where Standeth Thou?

Where Standeth Thou?

The Master left a task to do,

To test our faith and patience too,

And train us for a life anew;

— Supernal.

 

With longing voice He makes the call,

And offers peace to great and small,

And happiness … Read the rest

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This Issue's Authors

This Issue’s Authors

Robert Coulter (“A Change of Emphasis,” p. 8) is a past president of the General Conference of the CoG7 and of the North American Ministerial Council. He pastored numerous congregations, served as the district superintendent of three districts, and directed … Read the rest

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