Living Church News

Volume 17, No. 4, July/August 2015

How to Face Trials

Personal Roderick C. Meredith (1930-2017)

Dear Brethren and Friends, In the early morning hours of June 16, 1976, my daughter Elizabeth came upstairs to wake me as I had requested. For I had wanted to “be there” if my dear wife, Margie, somehow awakened from her swoon…

Grow Closer to God!

Editorial Roderick C. Meredith (1930-2017)

As most of you certainly know, we are clearly drawing close to the very end of this present age. Yet we do seem to be in a sort of “transition period”—trying and testing our patience— before things speed up to the…

"Every Man Perfect..."

Gary F. Ehman

Recently—while conducting a funeral before a group consisting mostly of members of a prominent Southern Protestant denomination—it occurred to me as I spoke that most of the audience had no clue as to what I was talking about. The strange part was…

Blessed Are the Pure in Heart

Peter G. Nathan

Jesus Christ taught us: “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God” (Matthew 5:8).

Unclean Spirits: Past, Present and Future

Dexter B. Wakefield

The Apostle Paul and Silas were in Philippi when a strange series of events began. Here is the account of what occurred: “Now it happened, as we went to prayer, that a certain slave girl possessed with a spirit of divination met us, who …

Living University: Recapturing True Values in Education!

Scott D. Winnail

Eight years ago, on August 15, 2007, Living University began offering distance learning courses to students around the globe. In 2009, an on-site program began offering courses to a few students at LCG International Headquarters in Charlotte,…

Big, Beautiful Diamonds

Commentary Wyatt Ciesielka

Have you ever held a really big, beautiful diamond?  A “GIA grade F” diamond is considered flawless.  These are the rarest diamonds on earth, revealing no visible internal or external imperfections.  Three to four carat “grade Fs” are…