“Hesed” Lifestyle¬†

There is a specific principle of living that we find in the Bible. We can call this principle “the principle of covenant mercy,” “the principle of steadfast love,” or “the principle of loving kindness.” We find this principle in many passages in the Bible. For example, in Mic. 6:8, we read: 8 He has told …

The Apostle Paul: “Rejected”

MYSTERY BABYLON DENOMINATION Based on Bill Britton’s satirical classic on how the Apostle Paul might be processed by a modern church committee. Updated by Dean VanDruff, with permission from Bill’s daughter. FOREIGN MISSIONS BOARD To: Rev. Saul Paul First Christian Church Antioch, Syria Dear Mr. Paul: I have your application for missionary appointment before me, and …

Advent 2020 Devotion

A Season of Waiting What does this season of advent mean for you? Advent is a season of hope, of expectancy, of preparation. As Christians, we are looking forward to celebrating the incarnation, the first coming of Jesus, but of course, we also are looking ahead to something that is not fully here yet – …