National Geographic. Just the mention of those two words together are synonymous with, representative of, and bring to mind, some of the most beautiful, colorful, dazzling, high definition and mind-boggling photography of almighty God’s creation that His world has ever seen. Tragically, they often also bring to mind something far more sinister, serious, and insidious…

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It’s early December. The message on the local denomination’s sign reads, “Jesus: The Reason For The Season.” As I drove by and saw it, I sadly wondered how many really still believed that. Do people really still believe, that in a world where a fully-clad, four foot tall caricature of a plastic virgin mother hovering…

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The airport staging area was crowded to capacity as the young man returned to his wife and casually commented as to his conclusion that the lady at the concession counter who sold him his soda certainly seemed to have had a “chip” on her shoulder. ” Suddenly, several activities stopped short, as multiple sets of…

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Several weeks ago when the weather turned a bit wetter, we suddenly developed a somewhat sizeable, in-house ant problem. A couple of places were soon ‘crawling’ with them. It was at that point that we learned about these little ‘killer’ liquid ant baits. The way they work, is that the sickly sweet liquid draws the…

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(PLEASE NOTE: The following article was authored by brother Jason Patrick Hilburn, pulpit preacher for the Nesbit, Mississippi, congregation of the Lord’s church (www.nesbitchurchofchrist.org), and is reprinted here with his full permission and blessing. For other outstanding and insightful articles from brother Hilburn, please visit his personal website at: www.TheBibleDomain.com.) God is gracious, loving, and merciful…

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Do you struggle with discouragement, disappointment, difficult and oft-times overwhelming situations and decisions in your daily life? So did the apostle Paul (2 Cor. 11:23–12:8). And yet, as we see in verses 9 and 10 of that same chapter, as well as in Philippians 4, he had learned the secret of sincerely rejoicing and being…

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You see them all over town — empty, vacant, hollow and haunted-looking. Of what am I speaking? The now darkened and deserted houses that dot the town’s geography where formerly happy families once lived, laughed, loved, played and worked? No. I speak of something far more sinister, saddening, and soul-wrenching. I speak of the empty,…

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How difficult is the concept of ‘ONE’ to really understand? Ephesians 4:1–6, written by the divinely-inspired Apostle Paul (Eph. 1:1; 2 Tim. 3:16–17) to the first-century congregation of the church of Christ (Rom. 16:16) that worked and worshiped together in Ephesus (Acts 20:17–38; Eph. 1:1, 3:8–12; Rev. 2:1–7), has been the subject of countless millions, probably even billionsI…

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