January 23, 2018

Reconsidering Your Approach to Evangelism

Thomas Overmiller God entrusts the ministry of evangelism to every believer. It is the way that he has chosen to spread the message of life and redemption to a lost and dying world. Yet how many believers faithfully participate in this crucial endeavor? Do you? In Matthew 9:37, Jesus taught that the great challenge of […]

Why Should You Stay Married? And How? Part 2

Matt Recker There are five strong reasons in Malachi 2:13-16 that lead a believer to remain faithful to their marriage vows. The first reason (covered in Part 1) is because of the divine covenant of marriage, based on Malachi 2:14, which says, “Yet ye say, Wherefore? because the LORD hath been witness between thee and […]

Choices for the New Year

George Stiekes And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, CHOOSE you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, […]

The Fellowship Principle

John Mincy The intention of this article is to explain one of the purposes of the FBFI as briefly described in a 2003 resolution, which reads: The FBFI reaffirms its identity as a fellowship of individuals who hold to the Statement of Purpose and Statement of Faith in the FBFI constitution. We believe that this […]

Book Review: Greek For Life

Reviewed by Wally Morris Benjamin L. Merkle and Robert L. Plummer: Greek For Life: Stategies for Learning, Retaining, and Reviving New Testament Greek (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic), 2017 My undergraduate college study was at the University of Georgia where I majored in Political Science, intending to go to law school, become a lawyer in south […]

Why You Should Stay Married? and How? Part 1

Matt Recker Many believers who have been married for years and who may even know intellectually all that the Bible says on this matter, still often end up divorcing their spouse. Others reading this may want to know this about their marriage: is there any hope? There is a tremendous spiritual battle for our homes […]

Bible Reading Schedules

Don Johnson Last week we ran an article called, “Reading the Bible Through in One Year.” I promised to provide links to Bible reading schedules today. You can probably find more by searching on the topic. Our church people use one or another of these schedules and are happy with them.

P&D Best Of: Reading the Bible Through in One Year

Warren N. Stuber FrontLine ● November/December 2001 First publication on P&D: January 1, 2014. On January 1 this year, we will publish a list of Bible Reading schedules you can download from various sites on the Internet. On December 31, I completed my yearly reading through the Bible. The next day I began again for […]

P&D Best Of: A Look Back at Child Protection

A Christmas day shock hit my town with this story of a terrible murder of two lovely little girls, apparently committed by their father. An op-ed points out several similar tragedies in other communities recently. The story appears to be the all too familiar bitter custody battle between mother and father. It is hard to […]

P&D: Top Posts in the Last Year

Our readership is relatively modest, as blogs go, but we are thankful for the opportunity to proclaim the Gospel message by way of this site. In the last year, according to Google Analytics, we had just over 40,000 unique visitors and 85,883 pageviews. How many readers and how many views constitute success in the online […]