Jason Overman

This We Believe II

Greetings BA Readers, Special thanks to the new GC Communications Director, Jamin Teran, for cutting this video promotion with me for the new adult quarterly: Part 2 of the This We Believe Series. We’re looking forward to more video promos to come. Watch and enjoy. Jason Overman, Editor

A Special BA!

Greetings Dear Readers, The new digital BA is uploaded and ready for you to read, download or listen to. See the quick links to the September-October 2022 issue below. Remember that at BAOnline the BA is just a click away! This is a very special Bible Advocate. The theme for this edition is “The People […]

With You!

A Lord’s Supper reflection. As I prepared for our annual Lord’s Supper service last April, I realized that this year would be my fortieth Supper since my baptism. I pondered the significance of that large number. Like Israel’s forty-year journey through the wilderness to the Promised Land, my own journey of faith has had its […]


Greetings Bible Advocate readers (and listeners!). The Sept-Oct BA magazine is in the mail and heading your way. The digital magazine will be posted here at BAOnline on Thursday, Sept. 1. But you don’t have to wait to enjoy the new issue: “The People of the Gospel”. Click the link below and listen to the […]

Where does the saying “Be in the world but not of it” come from?

Where does the saying “Be in the world but not of it” come from, and what does it mean?   This familiar expression is derived from Jesus’ prayer for His disciples in John 17: “Now I am no longer in the world, but these are in the world . . . They are not of […]

2023 Bible Advocate Theme(s)

2023 Bible Advocate Theme: “Come and See” I am excited to announce a new theme for the Bible Advocate in 2023. Jesus invited would-be disciples to “come and see” (John 1:39). He still bids us to “come and see” today. But when we follow after Jesus, what is revealed? What do we see and experience? The […]

NEW Quarterly Series Announced

NEW Quarterly Series Announced I am excited to announce our Sabbath school series on Spiritual Formation for 2023. This adult Bible study series comes to you by request. Over the last year, I’ve asked church leaders and teachers what kind of material they needed from the Bible Advocate Press. The overwhelming response was for lessons […]

Brother Calvin Burrell

With much sadness, we announce the death of our dear brother, Elder Calvin Burrell, a great man of God. His wife, Sister Barbara Burrell shared, “Calvin passed away peacefully, surrounded by our children and grandchildren at 9:30pm on June 29 in our home. He passed as we were singing ‘The steadfast love of the Lord […]

How do we reconcile divine grace and human responsibility in the work of salvation?  

How do we reconcile divine grace and human responsibility in the work of salvation?     Ephesians 2:8 is maybe the best verse for understanding the divine-human dynamic in the work of salvation. Through this text we can assert, by introduction, that these two are reconciled within a particular covenant relationship. Let’s look: “For by grace […]

A Click Away!

Dear Bible Advocate Readers, The May-June BA is out. In this issue, we continue our exploration of “The Gospel” focusing on the Gospel of Jesus Christ! The “good news” we have and must share is not a proposition but a Person – Jesus Christ! He died and rose again, and that changes everything as we […]