As was so well-chronicled and documented by the January 2016 issue of the Spiritual Sword, denominationalism is indeed on the decline. This, as many are apparently growing sick and tired of the surface, shallow, ‘driven about by every wind of doctrine,’ spiritual teaching and preaching they are receiving at most man-made and never found in Scripture…

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We have a tendency to believe and teach that all sin is the same; that “sin is sin” as the old saying goes. And we do so for the most part, with pretty good reason. For example, we explain: ‘The Scripture lists such sinners as “gossips” and “slanderers,” right alongside and in the very same…

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Most Bible-professing Protestants are quite shocked when they eventually discover that “Easter” isn’t even in the Bible. It is never found in any of the more modern, dependable, strictly literal translations, and actually only occurs once in the King James version (Acts 12:4), wherein the word is a 1611 substitution — not translation — for…

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Funerals. Memorial Services. Call them whatever you’d like. Since our arrival in Cleveland during the spring of 2009 to serve the Lord’s people as the preacher and his wife, I have been called upon to conduct some 19 of them, with countless others occurring in and amongst the lives of the congregation members, their family,…

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