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Preaching and Teaching
August 25, 2020
On Thursday, May 7, a student of thisisyourbible.com, Tom Davis, was baptized into Christ and became a member of the Kitchener-Waterloo Ecclesia.
July 2, 2020
Most of this special issue tells inspirational stories of the impressive growth of our community around the world. A few of the articles discuss preaching methods that have run their course and need to be updated or replaced. Another article reviews common reasons churches die and emphasizes how critical adapting to change is to stay alive.
July 1, 2020
I had the honor of being part of one of the two Truth Corps teams in 1975. It was a life-changing experience as it opened my mind to the importance of me and my ecclesia being actively involved in regular outreach.
July 1, 2020
Many of our African brothers and sisters have seen unimaginable hardships and horrors. Five million people were killed during the civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) between 1997 and 2003. The Western news media have largely ignored that brutal conflict. Moreover, as the violence continues, over two million...
July 1, 2020
Since beginning their work in Mozambique in 1996, the number of brothers and sisters in this country of 29 million is 13,000, with 404 ecclesias. This country now has more Christadelphians than any country in the world! Additionally, there are about 9,500 Sunday School members across Mozambique.
July 1, 2020
The Truth has grown in some remarkable places that worldly wisdom and foresight would not have imagined. It grew among the poor industrial working classes of the Midlands and Yorkshire dales of England in the last century, in the poor immigrant communities in North America in the early twentieth century and today is...
June 30, 2020
Spending four years doing missionary work will change a person. The basic mantra I developed was “If you’re not changed by the experience, you’re not trying.” What I mean is that if you are the same person after doing this work (and it is indeed work), then you didn’t put in enough effort (physical, mental, spiritual).
June 30, 2020
Like in most other countries, preaching efforts in South Africa before 2005 took the form of lectures and seminars presented in existing ecclesial halls, special campaigns at hired venues and correspondence courses sent to students throughout the country.
June 30, 2020
The first Jewish converts to Christianity in Iran were those “Parthians and Medes and Elamites” who returned home to Ctesiphon, Adiabene, and other Jewish centers to break away from synagogues and found churches. There is little evidence of sustained persecution by Zoroastrians, and after 431 AD, when the Nestorian churches...
June 30, 2020
Have you ever wondered what effect you would have on someone’s life if you did missionary work? This is the story of how God used missionaries in India to affect my life and bring me into Christ’s family.
June 30, 2020
A blast of hot, odor-laden air assailed me as I stood at the top of the stairs on the Air India jumbo jet at Mumbai’s airport in April 1976. It was the first time I had left the shores of Australia, and the scenes and sounds and smells of my first 24 hours in India were amazing, an incredible contrast to the...
June 30, 2020
One out of every four Christadelphians live in Mozambique. 15% of all Christadelphians live in Malawi. When you read those two statements above, what thoughts come to mind? For some people this might be information that they are very familiar with, but for the majority of brethren in North America I think those two statements will be quite startling.
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