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What in Heaven’s Name are You Talking About?

Published: July 31, 2019 (Originally published: July 2, 2003)
Some Christians see us all in white, with blue eyes and brown hair, sitting on a cloud with our harps, attending some endless worship service. Really!

A New Commandment I Give You

Published: July 24, 2019 (Originally published: February 13, 2016)
Above all else love is to be our distinguishing characteristic.

The Seven “I AM” Statements In John

Published: June 17, 2019 (Originally published: January 23, 2016)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In part 1, The Seven Miracles In John, I showed how John selected these seven miracles specifically for their ability to help us believe that Jesus is who He claimed to be, and that by believing we might have eternal life.


The Feast Of Pentecost

Published: June 10, 2019 (Originally published: May 23, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Pentecost comes in the early summer (mid May-mid June).   It’s the only Levitical Feast Day between the three spring feasts (Passover, Unleavened Bread, and First Fruits) and the three in the fall (Rosh Hashanna, Yom Kippur, and Tabernacles). The Hebrew name for this Day is Shavuot,


A Letter From James, Part 5. Conclusion

Published: June 3, 2019 (Originally published: July 18, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In this study we’ll conclude our survey of the the letter from James, half brother of Jesus. The original Apostles named him overseer of the Church in Jerusalem, a position he held until his death in 62AD. James probably wrote his letter around 50 AD or even a little before.


A Letter From James, Part 4

Published: May 29, 2019 (Originally published: July 11, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

This study will cover chapter four of the letter from James.  You’ll see he still has plenty of good advice for living a victorious Christian life in our times, and he gives it to us in no uncertain terms.  Not for the faint of heart.


A Letter From James, Part 3

Published: May 27, 2019 (Originally published: July 4, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

In part 3 we continue reviewing the instructions James gave to the early church on how to properly live the Christian life. Remember, this letter might have been the first written teaching the Church ever received, predating the Gospels and Paul’s letters,


A Letter From James, Part 2

Published: May 22, 2019 (Originally published: June 27, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

We continue our study of the letter from James. In part 1 we determined that the letter was written by James, the half brother of Jesus, around 50 AD when most of the Church was still of Jewish origin. They had been scattered throughout Israel and surrounding countries in the persecution that began after the stoning of Stephen in 36 AD,


A Letter From James

Published: May 20, 2019 (Originally published: June 20, 2015)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

A fair amount of controversy has arisen of late over this letter, some even questioning whether it belongs in the Bible. Others say if it does, it was certainly not meant for the Church. In this series we’ll address these questions while undertaking a verse-by-verse study of the letter.


Lord, Teach Us To Pray

Published: May 13, 2019 (Originally published: September 1, 2007)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

A guest speaker came to our church with an interesting insight on the Lord’s Prayer. Taking line by line, he showed us how to turn it from something we know by heart and can recite without thinking into an impassioned personal discussion with the Lord that can last as long as we want.