Tragedy Strikes Family of 7 in Odessa

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On the afternoon of December 2nd a fire broke out in an apartment here in Odessa, Ukraine. The apartment belonged to the Chekhovskiy family, beloved church members of "Dom Mira" here in our end of town. Anna and Victor had five children: Maria -11, Elijah -9, Mark -7, Jacob -4, Matthew -2. As a result of ...

7 Reasons Why You Struggle with Assurance of Salvation

Recently I had a conversation with a young woman who said that she was not confident in her own salvation, she had lost her assurance. She told me there was a time when she had assurance but now she sometimes wonders whether she's saved. These kinds of doubts and questions are common and in this episode ...

7 More Reasons Why I Believe Chronological Bible Teaching Is Desperately Needed in Churches

Recently I talked with someone who grew up in the church, went to Sunday School every week, and knew all the right answers to the regular questions asked, but one thing surprised me and left me wondering what on earth are our churches really doing when it comes to Bible teaching. This person knew a fair ...

Is God Calling Me Into Missions? | 10 Helpful Questions to Ask Yourself

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One of the most common questions I get from young people is this:  “Is God calling me into missions?” This is a great question for anyone to ask themselves and especially for a young man or woman to ask. Your understanding of this question and your answer to this question can dramatically affect the direction of your ...

7 Ways the Prosperity Gospel Short-circuits Your Spiritual Growth

The peddlers of the prosperity gospel promise a short-cut to the joys of heaven that will bypass the trials of earthly life and deliver a near paradise on earth to the impatient Christian. What these slick sellers of sanctified success don't tell you is that their short-cuts really short-circuit your spiritual growth. Rather than calling you ...