2019 GC Convention

2019 GC Convention

2019 GC Convention is July 1-6 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Make your plans to attend. And don’t forget to visit me at the BA booth!

Registration is open! Visit https://cog7.org/convention. See you there!

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Apology Regarding Bill Hybels Reference

Apology Regarding Bill Hybels Reference

The publication schedule for Bible Advocate magazine requires articles to be received by the editor over two months before that issue of the BA arrives in our readers’ hands. Such was the case with my (Loren Stacy’s) “Last Word” article Read the rest

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BA Themes

BA Themes

2018 BA Themes

Annual theme: “This We Believe — Canon and Creed”

We’re a Christ-centered, Spirit-formed, and Bible-based church, but what does that look like specifically? What substantive implications follow for faith and practice? In 2018, all six issues of … Read the rest

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Notice on Q3 Quarterlies

Notice on Q3 Quarterlies

June 6, 2018

Dear Sabbath School Teachers,

It has been brought to our attention that there is a significant error in the Spanish version of the third quarter adult quarterly (July-September). Lesson 4 was accidentally omitted, and Lesson 3 appears … Read the rest

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Joining The Dance

Joining The Dance

Bless ye the Lord, all ye his hosts; ye ministers of his, that do his pleasure (Psalm 103:21).

Here we are “in-between” again. . . .

In the most recent Bible Advocate, our theme is the Royal Law. Read the rest

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For This Cause

For This Cause

Is he a king or not? Pilate wanted to know, but Jesus hadn’t really given him a straight answer. If he is a king, even a wannabe king, one of those messiahs the Jewish rabble is always talking about, he’s Read the rest

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A New Covenant Ordinance

A New Covenant Ordinance

I’m confident that 90 percent of my Lord’s Supper experiences as a child and youth were positive ones. Based on the family I grew up in, the folks in our local church, and the men who served us as pastors, Read the rest

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Memories and Yearning

Memories and Yearning

The year 2018 is my 52nd time observing the Lord’s Supper. Surely this qualifies for “often” (1 Corinthians 11:25, 26), as did the high priest’s entering the holy place every year (Hebrews 9:25). Settings for the Supper have been in Read the rest

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Of Bread and Brethren

Of Bread and Brethren

“Till we meet at Jesus’ feet . . . God be with you till we meet again,” the voices echo in the church’s vestibule. These words often have a difficult time escaping my mouth. Now tears creep into my eyes Read the rest

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The Last Miracle

The Last Miracle

Unlike Jesus’ first miracle when, astonishingly, He changed many large jars of water into wine, or unlike some of the succeeding miracles and signs He performed before His followers, Jesus’ last miracle may seem small by comparison. Yet it is Read the rest

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