The Nature and Mission of a Church

I: A Covenant Fellowship: Colony of Heaven: 1. Love for one another, love for God, love for lost. 2. Covenant to fulfill more than greed. 3. Our citizenship is in Heaven. Our task is on earth. 4. “As my father hath sent me so sent you.” 5. Restore the broken fellowship. 6. In this week, every Christian is a Priest. 7. Jesus is our example.   04/03/1964: Carson City, Nevada 04/25/1966: San Martin August 1969: Emmanuel, Dos Palos August 1970: Emmanuel, Dos Palos 05/02/1972: Temple Baptist 05/29/1972: Reisterstown, M.D.

The Boat

The Boat

I owned a little boat a while ago, And sailed the morning sea without a fear, And whither any breeze might fairly blow. I steered my little craft afar or near. Mine was the boat, And mine the air, And mine the sea, Nor mine a care. My boat became my place of mighty toil, I sailed at evening to the fishing ground, Which my all conquering work had found. Mine was the boat, And mine the net, And mine the skill, And power to get. One day there came along that silent shore, While I my net was casting in the sea, A Man who spoke as never man before. I followed Him; new life began in me. Mine was the boat, But His the voice, And His the call, Yet mine the choice. Ah! ’twas a fearful night out on the lake, And all my skill availed not, at the helm, Till Him asleep...

The Editor’s Page

Wake Up America! There appeared in the January 16, 1961 issue of the Pittsburg Press, a full-page challenge to the people of America to “Wake Up.” The page was announced by Moral Re-armament. Space does not permit us to reproduce the page in full. There are some statements in it, however, we would like to pass on to our readers. These statements set the tome for the entire page. The article opens by calling attention to the lateness of the hour, saying: “America is at war. A war we are losing. We are under attack by Godless Communism on a world front and Godless materialism on the home front. Selfishness, prevision, & division within our borders are the forces through which Communism takes over. It is an ideological war. We are losing it...

What Jesus Is

To the artist: He is the one altogether lovely — Songs of Sol. 5:15. To the architect: He is the chief corner stone — Peter 1 2:6. To the astronomer: He is the sun of righteousness — Malachi 4:2. To the baker: He is the bread of life — John 6:35. To the banker: He is the hidden treasure — Matthew 13:44. To the builder: He is the sure foundation — Isaiah 28:16. To the carpenter: He is the door — John 10:7. To the doctor: He is the great physician — Jeremiah 8:22. To the educator: He is the great teacher — John 3:2. To the engineer: He is the new and living way — Hebrews 10:20. To the farmer: He is the sower and Lord of harvest — Luke 10:2. To the florist: He is the rose of Sharon —Songs of...

What Jesus Is

1. To the Artist: He is one altogether lovely. Songs of Solomon 5:15. 2. To the Architect: He is the chief corner stone. Peter 1 2:6. 3. To the Astronomer: He is the son of righteousness. Malachi 4:2. 4. To the Baker: He is the bread of life. John 6:35. 5. To the Banker: He is the hidden treasure. Matthew 13:44. 6. To the Builder: He is the sure foundation. Isaiah 28:16. 7. To the Carpenter: He is the door. John 10:7. 8. To the Doctor: He is the great physician. Jeremiah 8:22. 9. To the Educator: He is the great teacher. John 3:2. 10. To the Engineer: He is the new and living way. Hebrews 10:20. 11. To the Farmer: He is the sower and Lord of harvest. Luke 10:2. 12. To the Florist: He is the rose of Sharon. Songs of Solomon 2:1. 13. To the Geologist: He is the...

The Editor’s Page

Wake up America! There appeared in the January 16, 1961 issue of the Pittsbugh Press, a full page challenge to the people of America to “Wake Up.” The page was announced by Moral Rearmament. Space doesn’t permit us to reproduce the page in full. There are some statements in it, however, we would like to pass on to our readers. These statements set the tone for the entire page. The article opens by calling attention to the lateness of the hour, saying: “America is at war. A war we are losing. We are under attack by Godless Communism on a world front and Godless materialism on the home front. Selfishness, pervision, and divison within our borders are the forces through which Communism takes over. It’s an idealogical war. We are losing...