Do you have a workbook on the Holy Spirit?

Question: First, let me thank you and those that have contributed to your webpage. I search it at least weekly. Great job. Since you have such an exhaustive set of resources on your website, I thought you might have an insight into a good classroom workbook or set of material for adult Christians on the…

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Women Participating in Bible Classes

by Matthew W. Bassford Recently, I’ve been engaged in an email discussion with a brother on the subject of women participating in our Bible classes. He sees inconsistency in many congregations between Bible classes, in which women may read Scriptures, make comments, etc., and worship services, in which they are required to remain silent. He…

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Who is supposed to guide local congregations?

Question: I am from a church of Christ that is normally referred to as one cup, no Sunday school, no divorce and remarriage, etc. My question is this:  If there are no positions of pastors nowadays, who is supposed to guide the local congregation?  Who can we go to in the time of struggle, problems,…

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Questions About Bible Classes

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Titus 2:1-8   I.         It is apparent to me that Christians as a whole do not understand the purpose of Bible classes.             A.        It is not just locally because I have receive similar questions from Christians in other areas.             B.        I think it would be beneficial for all of us to examine these…

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Should videos of the gospels being portrayed be used in Bible Class?

Question: Is it unscriptural to use videos in Bible class? Recently, we decided to temporarily have Bible class for our Sunday evening services in order to watch and discuss the movie “The Gospel According to Matthew.” The movie acts out the events of the book of Matthew and uses the words of the book of…

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What are the most asked questions by people?

Question: I am doing a class about questions people might have. What are some of the most asked questions Christians and non-Christians have? I tried thinking of the top ten questions, but I tried googling and found a lot of pointless stuff for questions, but I didn’t think they would be in the top ten,…

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How do you explain “countenance” to small children?

Question: Pardon my ignorance. How do I explain what “countenance” is to my 5 and 7-year-olds? We are studying Genesis and came to Genesis 4:5 and my 7-year-old asked what is “countenance?” What does that mean? How do I explain? Honestly, I don’t know myself. Answer: “Countenance” is the expression on a person’s face: happy,…

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