Contributed on Oct 13, 2012
Jesus shows how to Confront an Evil World through presenting 1) A Clear Message (Matthew 10:7), and confidence of 2) Confirming Credentials (Matthew 10:8)
A police investigation has been launched into the suicide of 15-year-old Amanda Todd, who last month posted a gut-wrenching video on YouTube of her treatment at the hands of relentless bullies. Simon Fraser University criminologist Brenda Morrison said that it appears no one in the community stood ...read more
Contributed on Oct 22, 2012
In Matthew 13, Jesus explains why there continues to be evil in our midst and what will happen through the 1) The Presentation of the Parable (Matthew 13:24–30), and 2) The Interpretation of the Parable (Matthew 13:34–43).
In June 1998, Robbie Middleton was walking to a friend’s house to try out a tent he had been given that day — his eighth birthday. But as he passed through woods near his Texas home he was grabbed, had gasoline thrown in his face, was tied to a tree with fishing line, and was then set ...read more
Contributed on Oct 28, 2012
1) Persecution (Act 8:1–3), which led to 2) Preaching (Acts 8:4-7), which led to 3) Productivity (Acts 8:8).
On Sunday, January 8, 1956, on the shore of a lonely river deep in the Ecuadorian jungle, five missionaries were murdered by primitive Auca Indians. News of the massacre shocked the world. To some, their deaths seemed a senseless tragedy. Many decried the promising missionary careers cut short, the ...read more