Poverty Exposed (Part 1)

“The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it” (Proverbs 29:7). True Christians want to know why people suffer under poverty. They also want to know how to bring relief biblically. Considering the “cause of the poor” does not mean one replaces the gospel…

Because We Are Losing Our Free Speech

Recently, a Canadian newspaper posted the headline: “We are living in a country where you daren’t be anything but gay-friendly.” Lobbyists for a gender-free-for-all have moved from seeking freedom, to being left alone, to demanding positive engagement by all. These days, those who don’t embrace the full spectrum of gay…

Do I Have to Learn the Catechism?

I grew up as a Baptist in a town full of Presbyterians. In elementary school I wasn’t aware of the various differences regarding the sacraments or church government. But I was aware of one thing. My Presbyterian friends would talk about how they had to learn something called a catechism!…

The Importance of the Prayer Meeting

Of all the meetings a church conducts, the prayer meeting is perhaps the most challenging for the church family to attend. Christians who work long and hard during the week feel very keenly what Christ Himself said of His disciples when He admonished them: “Watch and pray, … the spirit…

What is Covenant Theology?

Rev. Reggie Kimbro is the minister of Grace FPC in Winston-Salem, NC. He also teaches at Geneva Reformed Seminary. We interviewed him on the subject of Covenant Theology. What is Covenant Theology? Covenant Theology (CT) is a title given to a system that officially stems from the post-Reformation period. The…

The Cedar of Lebanon

Behold, . . . a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with shadowing shroud, and of an high stature; and his top was among the thick boughs. . . . Therefore his height was exalted above all the trees of the field, and his boughs were multiplied, and his…

My Testimony by Tony D’Addurno

As a young boy, I did not have the privilege of growing up in a Christian home. I never heard the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. I never heard about John 3:16, or that I was a sinner before a holy God, and needed to be saved. I was…

Book Review – The Korean Pentecost

The eyes of the world are looking at Korea today, and so are the eyes of the Lord, for He has much people there. The first Korean convert to Christ was baptized in 1886, and in just 90 years, the church in Korea grew to three million members. The growth…

The Lily Among Thorns

A patch of thorns is not the first place you would expect to see lilies growing, is it? No matter what kind of lily you are thinking of —some are large and some are small — they are all beautiful and delicate flowers. They are not like hard and sharp…

To God Be the Glory

Singing has been a part of my life since before I can remember. Music was played and sung in the house when I was a child, and I remember waking up on the Lord’s Day to sweet gospel hymns being played on Christian radio. Oftentimes I made a “joyful noise”…