December 14, 2017

Bringing Others to the Truth

Jerry Sivnksty FrontLine • November/December 2006 In John 8:32 the Lord Jesus Christ said, “And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” John 1:17 says, “For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.” The Lord told Thomas in John 14:6, “I am the […]

Why a Universal Call to Salvation is Essential

Kevin Schaal It is hard to believe, but there were some mid-19th Century London Baptists who accused Charles Haddon Spurgeon of having a “a second-hand ministry, deeply tainted with an Arminian spirit.”[1] Yes. Spurgeon was called a closet-Arminian by some of his peers. Earthen Vessel, 1855, p. 241, quoted by Iain Murray in Spurgeon v. […]

Is CNN Giving You A Political Panic Attack?

Don Johnson Have you heard the latest tweet from the president? Who can keep up? If you missed the tweets yesterday, there will be a new one today. And if you missed those, tune in to cable news, you will find the news readers all worked up about whatever the president had to say via […]

Unraveling Culture?

Don Johnson Current headlines are very troubling. Riots. Extremism. Mobs. Demands. Social justice. Race. Racism. Diversity. Tolerance. Intolerance. All of these words come to mind. Several younger fundamentalists offer some insight. I’d like to commend their blogs to you.

Small-Group Sunday School – Getting Practical about the Great Commission

Mark Gillmore FrontLine • May/June 2008 Editor’s Note: Great Commission leadership is one of the core values of the FBFI. It is something that we must do, not just talk about doing. One of the ways in which the Great Commission is being accomplished effectively is through local church small-group Sunday school ministry. The following […]

The Facts of Compassion

Matt Recker FrontLine • January/February 2006 While waiting for a subway train a man stood next to me looking truly grotesque. Huge tumor-like growths protruded from all over his face. Some of these swellings began on his cheek and hung down past his neck. I glanced at his hands and similar fat growths covered them […]

What Can You Do About Millennials?

Don Johnson On April 30, an article appeared on FoxNews entitled, “Ten reasons millennials are backing away from God and Christianity.” The author is Alex McFarland, Director for Christian Worldview and Apologetics at North Greenville University. He appears to base his comments on findings from his own research as well as that of others and […]

Reaching the Pearls of the Pacific for Christ

David Utter Travel posters and calendars mesmerize us with beautiful scenes from tropical islands scattered across the Pacific. Decades ago, Robert Louis Stevenson gave the designation “Pearls of the Pacific” to the Marshall Islands. God has truly displayed His capacity for lovely creation in many of these remote places. Yet that beauty is often marred […]

Born Again at Two Years Old

Thomas Overmiller In a recent post, I emphasized the importance of encouraging children to cultivate a personal walk with God. In the opening lines, I mentioned in passing that I was born again at 2 years old. One reader expressed doubts about this statement, saying: The comment about being born again at 2 years old […]

God’s Word Never Returns Void

Jerry Sivnksty In Isaiah 55:11 the Lord promises, “So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.” This is a wonderful truth! When we proclaim God’s […]