Living Church News

Volume 17, No. 5, September/October 2015

The Danger of Laodiceanism

Personal Roderick C. Meredith (1930-2017)

Dear Brethren and Friends,

Will You Draw a RED Line?

Editorial Roderick C. Meredith (1930-2017)

Dear brethren, we live in an age of compromise, compromise, compromise! People do not seem to want to get “too excited” about most anything—including murdering their own children! They do not want to “…

The Theme of Separation in the Fall Festival Season

Dexter B. Wakefield

A story is told of a time long ago when a wise old Native American chieftain wanted to name a successor to rule his tribe. The two candidates for the position were very different men. One was tall, athletic, outgoing and very popular—…

A Means of Drawing Near

Peter G. Nathan

As we prepare for the Fall Festival season, we should give some thought to the offerings we are commanded to give on the annual Holy Days. We refer to these as Holy Day offerings. Most often, the person introducing the offertory will ask us to turn…

A Bridge to the Future

Gary F. Ehman

Across the ancient world, harvest festivals were common to most of the pagan religions throughout the earth. By the time of Moses, Satan the Devil, who knew intimately of God’s plan of salvation, had already imposed his counterfeit festivals on…

God's Work and Our Calling

Mike DeSimone

For decades we have heard, “To the degree our hearts are involved in the Work of God is to the degree we grow spiritually.” Dr. Meredith has also said many times that the primary reason we have been called in this age is “to do the Work.” In a March…

How Will Same-Sex "Marriage" Affect You?

Commentary Wallace G. Smith

Marriage is the foundation of the family. As such, it forms the most fundamental unit of all society. It is the first human relationship Almighty God instituted for mankind (Genesis 2:21–25) and it lies at the very bedrock of civilization itself. To…