Biblical Salvation in Cultural Context

Biblical Salvation in Cultural Context

What does it mean to be saved? By Dr. Steve Oliver Jesus is salvation. At its heart, salvation is not an act, a transaction, or a doctrine - it is the Person of Jesus, both who He is and what He's done. According to 1 Corinthians 1:30, Jesus Christ “became to us...

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Doctrine of Salvation

Doctrine of Salvation

How Do We Awaken Today’s Culture to the Need of Salvation? This is the first of four articles on the doctrine of salvation written by three scholars within the Bible Methodist Connection of Churches. For this article we posed several questions in regard to connecting...

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Social Issues

Social Issues

by Emily Jones Social Issues. These two little words evoke varied, and usually strong, opinions when discussed on any platform. Some see social issues as simply side discussions while others see them as core to human existence.  Significant social issues have...

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The Church & COVID-19

The Church & COVID-19

by Mark Cravens "Pandemic!” Just like that, our world immediately changed. The COVID-19 pandemic happened. The word “pandemic” most of us had never heard used in relation to a health crisis in America. Such a word, synonymous with plague and contagion, is suddenly...

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What God Does in Crisis

What God Does in Crisis

by Darrell Stetler II "In these unprecedented times…” If I never hear that phrase again, that would be fine with me.  If you’re like me, your inbox was flooded with companies you had forgotten, reminding you that they still had your email address.  They wanted to let...

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Johnny Goes to College

Johnny Goes to College

by Ken Farmer, Vice President for Academic Affairs, God's Bible School and College Revivalist DECISIONS: Prospective college students are in a state of flux. Developmental psychologists and counselors describe a period of “storm and stress” where issues related to...

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Importance of Mentoring

Importance of Mentoring

Description of Mentoring: Mentor : a trusted counselor or guide. P.W. Keve, a pioneer in the field of criminal justice wrote, “a mentor [is a person] who, because he is detached and disinterested, can hold up a mirror to us.” Historically Christianity has known the...

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