Keith and Kristyn Getty will hold their first arena event in their hometown of Nashville, Tennessee, as part of the annual Getty Music Worship Conference: Sing! 2019. It will be hosted at the Bridgestone Arena on August 20 and will … Read the rest
In the previous two articles, we reflected on mountaintop experiences. We started with the transformative experience of giving our lives to Jesus. We saw next that we often need a second mountaintop experience before we realize that we can’t overcome … Read the rest
Nearly two decades ago, Anne Hathaway starred in her first feature film, The Other Side of Heaven, about an American couple who ventured to Tonga to work as missionaries. The movie was a pioneer in the faith-based film genre, … Read the rest
Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our … Read the rest
Throughout the Gospels we read some ninety references to the kingdom of heaven or kingdom of God. It seems everything Jesus said and did was related to this singular mission and purpose.
But not everyone respected it. Pilate’s tone when … Read the rest
The Gospels tell us that Jesus chose twelve disciples and sent them out to preach (Mark 3:14). This was not a temporary calling. Before ascending to heaven, Jesus confirmed it: “You shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in … Read the rest
The thought was there when I awoke. Even after school lunches were packed, breakfast served, and three kids kissed out the door, it lay in my mind like a stone. I sipped coffee, read a book, and tried to ignore … Read the rest
We say it at the end of every prayer, often with little reflection on its meaning — like saying “goodbye” at the end of a conversation. But what if these were the four most powerful words we speak? Would it … Read the rest
The May-June 2019 issue of the Bible Advocate is now available.
Israel Steinmetz (“In Jesus’ Name, Amen,” p. 4; “The Humble Leadership of Christ,” p. 18) is dean of Academic Affairs for Artios Christian College and pastors New Hope United. In addition to teaching, Israel loves to write. He is co-author … Read the rest