No other book of the Bible gives a clearer sequence and detail of the events surrounding the glorious return of Jesus Christ than the two letters Paul writes to a young church at Thessalonica (Greece) who fear that they will be left behind when that great day comes.
Paul's first letter to the Corinthian church deals with issues that continue to affect Christians to this day. In this epistle, the apostle addresses problems such as division in the church, sexual immorality, the proper use of spiritual gifts, the role of women in ministry and the importance of maintaining the authentic gospel message. All of these, plus in-depth teaching on the nature of the resurrection, makes this a must study for all Bible students at every level of spiritual maturity.
Unlike l Corinthians, II Corinthians is a subjective book. I Corinthians teaches the church how to do things and how Christians conduct themselves in various situations. II Corinthians reveals what it is like to be an Apostle.
This book uses Steven Covey's approach (7 Habits of Highly Effective People) to explore the spiritual habits that saints and leaders in the church cultivate in order to become effective in ministry.
This book explains basic topics such as belief in God, the history and writing of the Bible, the person of Jesus, the nature of salvation and more. All presented in an easy-to-understand approach suitable for those less familiar with the Bible or the Christian religion.
This book is an easy to understand explanation of Paul's epistle to the Colossian church. In it the Apostle describes the many facets of Christ's pre-eminence (superiority) in both the physical and spiritual worlds thus establishing the reasons for His Lordship over all.
This book explains in simple terms the relationship between these two books of the Bible. Each book will be reviewed to better understand the meaning of the symbolic language used in both and the message that the writers were communicating to their readers as well as a modern application for today's Christian.
Ecclesiastes is the fascinating journal of a wise man's search for satisfaction and meaning without reference to God. In his life journey Solomon ultimately learns the valuable lesson that without God in one's life, that life is meaningless.
The Galatian letter is Paul's response to those in every age who would try to tamper with the essential message of the Gospel: That salvation is obtained by faith, not law, and that freedom in Christ moves us to live by the Spirit of God, not the spirit of this world.
This book brings together teachers, psychologists, ministers and other qualified men and women who have studied (and for some experienced) homosexuality over a long period of time. It is hoped that this work will generate the kind of understanding necessary to be able to deal compassionately with the people who struggle with homosexuality. It is also my aim to equip the members of the church with the confidence to respond intelligently to the false arguments being made for the homosexual lifestyle by Gays and their sympathizers (Published 1996).
Fisherman, Apostle, Elder, Martyr. The unique experience of Peter forms his teachings on the power of God's grace and the urgent need of the church to prepare for the return of Christ in all ages. From an ancient source comes a relevant message for the modern Christian.
This book examines the area of public worship. Each chapter looks not only at the practice of worship but also explores the purpose and personal experience that the Bible describes for those who worship in Spirit and Truth.
This book follows the events of Jesus’ life in chronological order. There are 154 individual events and each is given in order with appropriate Scriptural references in each gospel as well as background information for every event.
Preparation for marriage should begin long before the wedding day. In this series, Mike will address the issues that everyone who plans to marry should understand and be able to deal with before ever saying, "I Do."
This book explores the true purpose of home and family in God's design. Chapters deal with child development, parental discipline, and preparing children for adolescence with a focus on the tween years. There is also a discussion about Biblical marriage and the establishment of the home.
Each gospel writer presents Jesus from different perspectives. Matthew focuses on the royal nature of the Lord and how He established His Kingdom here on earth. This book will examine Jesus as King and the nature of His Kingdom.
The Bible teaches that everyone is guilty of sin but not necessarily the same sin. This book examines the most common sins and struggles that the author has encountered in over thirty-five years of ministry, and provides practical advice on how to recognize and deal with these successfully. Note: currently the book contains a few different lessons than the video series. We are working to get the book updated to match the video series.
This book presents 7 basic doctrinal ideas that help the reader have a "big picture" view of the Christian religion. Written in an informal style with helpful graphics and summaries, Understanding Your Religion is a useful guide for those seeking to know what Christians believe and how these beliefs affect what they do.