by Don Martin Schools among brethren have been a troubling issue, but one not often and carefully studied. I shall not attempt to explore all the nuances of the school issue, but rather I shall focus primarily on the Church of Christ Seminary image inevitably involved with the Bible Department so often associated with the…

Read More

Question: Good day, Must one go to school to become an evangelist? I ask because these guys coming from schools taught you just have to listen to them and that their take on the Scripture is final. I spoke on Ephesians 1:5 at a study that it doesn’t teach about personal elections as in Calvinism,…

Read More

Question: Hello, There is this person who thinks that studying a lot to get good jobs is unnecessary. He feels that people go after good jobs in order to make money and hold a good position in society. I agree partially with this, but of course, there is a sense of commitment too. The argument…

Read More

by Jefferson David Tant In news reports from Atlanta, Georgia, there have been pictures of a service station/convenience store that is collapsing. What is the problem? There is a large water conduit running under the property, and evidently, a huge leak has formed, perhaps even a collapse of some sort. This has caused the collapse…

Read More

by Matthew W. Bassford In 2003, social scientists Isabell Sawhill and Ron Haskins noticed three striking differences between poor people in America and the nonpoor. First, poor people generally hadn’t completed high school; the nonpoor had. Second, nonpoor people kept a steady job; poor people didn’t. Third, nonpoor people got married before having children; poor people…

Read More

Question: I went through a lot of stress in high school with algebra. Did God invent algebra? I don’t think so. If He did, where is it in the Bible?  Why did God invent algebra and why do we need it? People are stressed out and having nervous breakdowns over it. I bet you never…

Read More

Question: My humble respect to you. I’m a student and I study a lot. Would you give me, please, some advice on how to enhance my concentration and ability to memorize? Answer: If you are like most young men whom I know, you have a strong ability to concentrate. Not all the time, but if…

Read More

Question: I’m a poor fellow with tons of frustration. Sir, I did well in most of my exams and my teachers remarked highly of me. I know all expect extraordinary performance from me. Though I’m not brilliant, I’m not bad and did well. But sir, from the last month, I’m getting poor grades from my…

Read More

Question: I was just wanting to get more information on schools in the Lord’s church. Our minister is in the process of obtaining funds from the church to open up a school in order to teach the children to read. He also mentioned opening a home for the seniors with church funds. I just wanted…

Read More

Question: I hope that you can give this question of mine an answer for my soul greatly needs it.  I really need someone who I assume, “has been there”, to give me an advice in overcoming this obstacle in my life. I’m 20 years old and studying. Sir, I truly am interested in knowing the…

Read More