November December 2018

While We Wait: Staying Ready for Christ’s Return

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


Promise of a New Thing

Trusting God through life’s sad endings and new beginnings.


Kingdom-Focused Leadership

Remembering our mission of extending God's kingdom to those around us.

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Letters of Hope: A Reflection on the Book of Revelation

More than mysterious symbolism and apocalyptic imagery, Revelation offers a consistent message of hope to the persecuted church.


No Extra Credit: A Look at Temptation

Should we blame the devil every time we’re tempted and tested?

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Biblical Application: Authority of Scripture Part 6

Wrapping up our six-part series on the authority of Scripture, we examine the Bible’s impact on our lives.

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The Last Days

Are the end times an event two thousand years long?

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A Change of Emphasis

In this final entry on Church of God history, our church historian reviews the development of thinking on the end times.

Kingdom Come

  Oh how we seek that kingdom come When Satan’s rule is finally done And peace is on this earth at last, With sin and evil finally past. How happy we all will be; The patriarchs we’ll finally see And hear their stories of the past, Then join together at trumpet’s blast. The flesh will […]

Why does our Statement of Faith (#10) repeat “As a result — not a cause — of redemption, believers should. . . .”

Why does our Statement of Faith (#10) on Christian Living in This We Believe keep repeating “As a result — not a cause — of redemption, believers should. . . .“ Doesn’t this water down the importance of obedience?   With you (the questioner), the Church of God affirms the high value Scripture places on […]