Marcellus George

Godliness in Action

As our church leaders sat discussing whether we should appoint more elders, we were left with the question “What is the principal criterion for a man to be an elder?” Several qualified men hesitated because they did not think they met the criteria, but Paul was not afraid to appoint elders in every church he […]

Three Keys to Enduring Suffering

According to Open Doors, more than fifty countries are listed as hostile to Christianity. This means that if one becomes a believer in Jesus Christ as Savior, they can expect to face suffering. Even though we in the West are not used to thinking about suffering for Christ’s sake, we need to be ready for […]

Why Holiness

We are besieged in our culture with messages about situational ethics and moral relativism. “If it feels good, do it,” we have been told for decades. And where did that get us? What if God has a different message for His children? Peter emphasizes that God’s plan for us is holiness. Quoting Leviticus, Peter reminds […]

While We Wait: Staying Ready for Christ’s Return

Paul’s advice on staying ready for Christ’s return.