His Voice

Read and consider John 20:11-16. In this scene Mary went to Christ’s gravesite and was told He was not there. A moment of terror must have come upon her — like an out-of-body experience — and she became oblivious to her surroundings and others nearby. Then she spoke to Jesus, but she could not see […]

More Simply Jesus

His Voice Accepting Jesus A Kiss So Passionate  Jesus and the Woman Jesus: Savior and Lord Reality in Jesus Jesus Plus What? My Lord and My God

SHINE-ing in Prison

On December 5, 2013, SHINE ministry director Ernesto Frausto and four other brethren visited the social rehabilitation center in Cuauhtémoc, Chihuahua, Mexico, to take the Word of God to the inmates of this prison. Entering the place was done with much surveillance. After about an hour, five members were allowed entry. We headed to the […]

Nigerian Convention Report

Greetings in Jesus’ name. I thank the Lord so much for this opportunity to share with the world my experience during the Africa Zone 5 convention held at Omoku, Rivers State in Nigeria. First, I thank the Lord for His grace during our journey to and from Nigeria. The Kenyan conference was represented by seven […]

Memories of PMT 2013

Pioneer Missionary Training   Tim Hinds I am so thankful I could attend PMT 2013 in Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico. My son Colby attended this mission as well, making it an even more incredible and rewarding time for me. God poured out His blessings in so many ways while we were in Mexico. Coming home with […]

Meet our freelance writers

T. A. Huggins (“The Infant Model,” p. 21) is a retired science instructor. Her articles have appeared in The Gem, Gems of Truth, Evangel-IN, Light and Life, and other publications. T. A. has also published devotionals in Light from the Word and Secret Place. She lives in Danville, IN.   Marion Duckworth (“Going Green,” p. […]

Is it Okay to Perform Oaths in Court?

Please tell me your teaching in regard to performing oaths (swearing) as in court or on a notary form. Jesus said, “Do not swear at all . . .” (Matt. 5:34). Although this sounds like a universal prohibition against oaths, other texts apparently permit them in some cases. Jesus, for example, allowed Himself to be […]

What Does the Bible Say About Hypnosis?

What does the Bible say about hypnosis? The Bible speaks in general principles of righteous­ness. These principles are guides for us even when they don’t directly name an item under question. For example, we know that recreational drug use, like excessive drinking of alcohol, results in the decrease of clear reasoning and decision-making power. When […]