Speaking the Truth in Love

Posts from May 2020

A Characteristic of Credible Testimony

The four Gospels are full of apparent inconsistencies. For example, Mark says that “as Jesus was leaving Jericho with his disciples and a great crowd, Bartimaeus, a blind beggar, the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the roadside” (10:46). But Luke says that as Jesus “drew near to Jericho, a blind man was sitting by…

All Reputable Scientists Know

Scientists know everything, so they should be trusted. They always have the best interest of humankind at heart. Except when they don’t. Who worked tirelessly to create the 1945 nuclear explosions that killed roughly 200,000 people in Hiroshima and Nagasaki? Um, scientists? We are constantly being told that “all reputable scientists” know things that the…

Letter from the Shepards

We pray this letter finds you well and safe!! We wanted to inform everyone that the doors of Seagoville Church of Christ are open for services.  Because we want to always lead the Church to continue worshipping our Lord as He commands, we never closed our doors entirely; instead we recognized the need to take safety…

A Person Does Need to Be Careful, But…

Brent Smith (Brent is the preaching minister of the Trenton Church of Christ in Trenton, TN.) Solomon humorously described the slacker, “The lazy man says, “There is a lion in the road!  A fierce lion is in the streets!” (Prov. 26.13).   Well, who are we to ridicule the slacker?  Would you walk to work if…

The Lonely Way

In the centuries just after creation, people lived exceptionally long lives. Adam lived to be 930. Methuselah, the man who lived the longest, reached the age of 969! These incredible lifespans were made possible by pristine environment and freedom from disease. Methuselah’s father lived a comparatively short lifespan, though. The Bible says that “all the…