Living Church News

Volume 23, No. 4, July/August 2021

Who Is on the Lord’s Side?

Rod McNair

When Moses received the Ten Commandments from God on Mount Sinai, he may have expected to return to a “hero’s welcome” in the camp of Israel. But that didn’t happen. Instead of having a happy reunion with a grateful nation, he was shocked to find…

Twelve Truths About the True Gospel

Wyatt Ciesielka

What is the true Gospel? Misunderstood or rejected by most of professing Christianity, the answer is in one respect simple and fundamental—yet, when more deeply explored, it is also richer and more profound than some may realize. This is precious…

Pre-Engagement Counseling: Benefits Worth Seeking

Scott D. Winnail

Why should two people who are in love and desiring to be married seek counsel from a minister? Why would two mature and even converted adults need counseling before marriage? And why should they seek this counseling even before they become engaged?…

Digging Deeper: Why Did Jesus Stop at a Comma?

Ken Frank

If you have read the account of Jesus’ visit to a synagogue in which He read aloud from a passage in Isaiah, have you noticed that He stopped His reading right in the middle of a verse—at a comma? This was a most unusual preaching strategy, but it…