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Jesus Christ: The Breaker

Throughout the Old and New Testament, we read many different names for the coming Messiah. Dr. Tom Davis, the Academic Dean and  respected  professor at the Word of Life Bible Institute explores a lesser known Messianic Title, and the importance of its connection to other familiar words in the Bible. The Prophet Micah is a younger contemporary of Isaiah and …

Sergio Cariello – The journey from Marvel, DC and Disney to the Action Bible

Oct 8, 2016 Sergio Cariello is a Brazilian – American Comic Book Illustrator who has worked for major corporations such as Marvel, DC and Disney drawing all the characters we have come to love. More than these great accomplishments, Sergio spent years illustrating the Bible which was released in 2010 called, “The Action Bible.” Sergio is a graduate of the …

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A Survey On Methods of Evangelism

The Christian’s task in life is evangelism of the lost (per the Great Commission of Matthew 28:16-20). Two millennia later, the church is still hard at work fulfilling the greatest undertaking in history. Over that time, several methods developed to engage the culture. These can be divided into three categories: the “intellectual,” “relational” and “confrontational” methods. Of course within these …

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Answer Questions: What Is Prayer?

Picture this: There was once a good king’s servant who had been adopted into the royal family. He never asked his new father for what he needed, and so he remained in the tunic of a slave rather than the robes of royalty which the father longed to give him. This is the Christian who does not use the power …

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Leaving Bible College Well: 4 Potential Pitfalls To Avoid

Realities Of Bible College Bible college is a unique subculture to wrestle with and handle well. Where else do you receive an uncanny amount of exposure to truth and likeminded followers of Jesus? Or get asked if you’re going to marry that person of the opposite sex you’ve spent more than 10 minutes with (Answer: church)? Where else is there an …

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Five Tips on How to Best Disciple Girls

Before we jump into discussing how to best disciple the girls in our churches, let’s make sure we define our terms. Discipleship is more than baking cookies together. To be a disciple is to be a learner, and one who follows in the teaching and footsteps of another. Discipleship – the making of disciples – happens as we train and equip …

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Embracing The Struggle: How To Find Joy In It

My Struggle To Embrace With Joy I want to go ahead and get this out of the way. I titled this “Joyfully embracing the struggle.” It’s simple I titled it that because that’s what I’m going through. See, up until about 2 weeks ago I was your average 20 something Christian. You know what I mean by average right? Grew …

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Lessons In Church Planting

My Journey To Church Planting Since leaving my position on staff at the Bible Institute in the spring of 2014, much has happened in my life related to church planting. I moved across the country to participate in a church-planting residency program, started working full-time for a church-planting network, and have talked to many church-planters young and old. Prior to …

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Take Heart: An Example Of A Stubborn Woman

I can be a really stubborn person. I’m fairly certain it has something to do with growing up the youngest in a family of all boys. You learn early on that “survival of the fittest” has less to do with Darwinism and more to do with competitive games with your older brothers. But I’m not complaining. It taught me that …