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1517 The Nail (& paper) that changed the world

October 3, 2017

1517 – The nail (and paper) that changed the world Elloit Ku  Few significant events in history can be nailed down to a specific place and point in time like Martin Luther’s posting of the Ninety-Five Theses: Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences. Although popular visual Read More...

Free Indeed

September 20, 2017

What the Bible  teaches about free speech Augusto Zimmermann  The Bible views human freedom as a highly valued privilege in the sight of God (Exod. 20:2; Lev. 25:10; Deut. 30:19; Isa. 61:1; Deut. 30:19; Josh. 24:15; Matt. 11:28; Rev.22:17). One significant aspect of this freedom is the ability to Read More...

Political Christians?

September 13, 2017

Politics is a necessary part of life. God has much to say. Simon Kennedy talks to Peter Hastie  Simon Kennedy is engaged in a PhD at the University of Queensland in the history of political thought in the early modern period, from the Reformation to about 1700. His focus is on the Reformed Read More...

Help for daily prayer

February 22, 2017

-Matt Cole- The health of any relationship depends on the couple spending regular quality time together. This is true for our relationships with other people, and it is also true for our relationship with God. One of the key ways we spend this quality relational time with our Heavenly Father is by Read More...

219 inspired words

November 23, 2016

Lessons from 3 John: get to gospel work. -Douglas O’Donnell- Near the end of the first century, the apostle John faced opposition to apostolic authority and testimony. In a church in Asia Minor, a Christian leader named Diotrephes strayed off course. He was not teaching false doctrine. He was not Read More...

Our most vital union

November 22, 2016

The Kingdom, rather than marriage, is our ultimate goal. -Nathan Campbell- This article is the second of a series of three that are part of a conversation about the Christian view of marriage, arising from the last issue of AP. When Jesus is asked about marriage, divorce, and life in God’s Read More...

Be Early to Church

November 22, 2016

-Jesse Walz- “And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.” (Hebrews 10:24-25) For many of us they’re familiar words. And maybe Read More...