Have you ever wondered what spiritual resources were available to the apostle Paul before he starting his writing career? Or think of the apostle Peter, with his two masterpieces, and the apostle John, with three letters of great significance to us today.
I’m constantly amazed by the fixation of fiction writers on novels, as if that is the noblest expression of the art of fiction writing. Yet there are a variety of other opportunities to employ fiction to present the life-giving message of Jesus Christ. Let me illustrate with my experiences.
Is there really such a thing as God honoring a family’s Christian faith commitment into the third and fourth generation? I’m aware that history reveals some families with a remarkable pattern of Christian faith being passed on from generation to generation. Recent events have forcibly reminded me that I and my family also represent a similar pattern. So to encourage parents, let me tell our story.
By Tez Brooks
“What makes you think people want to read your poems?” Michael stared at me like the Pope.
My mouth dropped. I couldn’t decide if I was hurt or ticked off. Michael held a position of spiritual authority over me. He raised his eyebrows, demanding an answer.
“I thought my poetry might help someone.”
By Dr. Norman L. Geisler and Jason Jimenez
Dr. Geisler, the author of more than 90 books and currently Distinguished Professor of Apologetics and Theology at Veritas Evangelical Seminary, and Jason Jimenez, pastor of families for more than 15 years, have cooperated on a book providing an extraordinary resource for laypersons, teen and adult class leaders, and pastors.
My first introduction to the Bible part in Moody Bible Institute came when I became selling floor supervisor of Moody Bookstore in fall 1960. Faculty taught Bible courses, so we carried their class notes for students, some of them still reproduced in mimeograph form.