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For Sarah's Sake

For Sarah’s Sake

With the May-June Sola Fide issue in readers’ hands and the July-August Sola Gratia edition wrapping up, I’m thinking today about the inseparable union of grace and faith, particularly witnessed in the first family of faith, Abraham and Sarah.

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Word & Faith

Word & Faith

Greetings Bible Advocate readers! I hope you’re enjoying this year’s twin Reforming-Transforming theme. You’ve already received the March-April “Sola Scriptura” issue, and the May-June “Sola Fide” BA is off to the press and heading to the post office (and Internet) Read the rest

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Which Word?

Which Word?

And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth (John 1:14, NASB).

As January turns into February, we are halfway between … Read the rest

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Post-Truth

Post-Truth

Have you heard the news? Oxford Dictionaries has selected post-truth as its 2016 Word of the Year. What does this compound word mean?

Definition: relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping … Read the rest

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Reforming-Transforming

Reforming-Transforming

 The year 2016 and its “Equip for Discipleship” theme is a wrap! All of us at the BAP hope that you were encouraged and challenged by our year-long exploration of the “Ones” of Ephesians 4:4-6. We will continue building on … Read the rest

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Support the BA, Donate Today

Support the BA, Donate Today

 

November 2016

Dear BA Reader and Friend,

As the year winds down, I’ve been reflecting on the successes of 2016, as well as on the unexpected challenges. Before I get to those,  let me thank … Read the rest

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The Glorious Body

The Glorious Body

In five months I turn 50. Pondering that big, fat number makes me consider that this aging body of mine could be in much better shape. Dr. Justice, our family practitioner, tells me that my blood pressure is climbing. So … Read the rest

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Quicken Us, Lord!

Quicken Us, Lord!

The “One Spirit” Bible Advocate was published a month ago. The “One Body” issue is coming in another month. I can’t wait for you to see it! But here in the middle, while we wait, I’m pondering how the first … Read the rest

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Support the Bible Advocate in 2016

Support the Bible Advocate in 2016

 

Dear BA Reader and Friend,

As I write this annual fundraising letter to you, outside my window a spring storm is passing over my valley, the rain is falling steadily, and a hundred shades of … Read the rest

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Disciples Together

Disciples Together

I feel a little like Apostle Paul on his third missionary journey, leaving Philippi after the Days of Unleavened Bread and hurrying to Jerusalem in hopes of arriving there by Pentecost (Acts 20:6-16).

OK, so I said I only feel … Read the rest

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