church history

Advent: Understanding “O Come Emmanuel”

Some of the Christmas carols we sing mean more than you may have realized. For instance, “O Come, O Come Emmanuel” talks about “ransoming Israel.” What does that mean? Gather up the family, settle in, and think with me for… Continue reading

Peek Inside The Answer Book

Have you ever told someone the truth, but they didn’t believe you?

Today I want to share with you an excerpt from The Answer Book: A Devotional for Busy Families. This is one of the shorter, optional days (Week… Continue reading

Operation Next Generation

Did you know it takes only one generation for faith to be lost? A scary thought, isn’t it?

The Faithful Generation

Just before crossing into the Promised Land, Joshua charged the people to choose once and for all who they… Continue reading

What Does “Christian Walk” Mean?

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Have you heard the phrase “Christian walk” or “walk with Christ”? Do you know what it means?

Phrases like this come from Bible passages like Acts 4:13.

Blue-Collar Bible Scholars?

Peter and John were fishermen. They… Continue reading

Reformation Day – Oct. 31, 1517

Martin Luther

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Did you know there is more to October 31 than pumpkins, fall festivals, dressing up, trunk-or-treats, Halloween, and candy?

Some people call October 31 Reformation Day because of what happened on that day in… Continue reading

GUEST POST: Living for Christ

What does it mean to live in a way that pleases God? Parent Road Ministries team member Roger Bailey shares from his heart.

Who is Roger Bailey?

Roger is an United States Marine Corp veteran. He graduated from South… Continue reading

What Was the Real Sin of Babel?

Where was Babel? What was the real sin of Babel? When did all this happen?

Call me strange, but I get excited about the fact that the Bible is a historical book. I love the way that archaeologists are discovering… Continue reading

Why is the Bible translated?

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Today is Bible Translation Day. Have you ever thought about how blessed we are to have the Bible in a language we can read and understand? To learn more about modern Bible translation, see this slideshow by… Continue reading

The Freedom to Practice My Religion

Happy Constitution Week! Americans and others around the world may ask: How do I live for Christ and still respect the government leaders in charge?

The Bill of Rights is the first ten amendments of the constitution of the United… Continue reading

Christian History: Mordecai Ham & Billy Graham

The year is 1934. The place is Charlotte, NC. Sixteen-year-old Billy Graham was listening to Mordecai Ham preach and the world was about to change through the decision of one young man to follow Christ as his Lord and Savior. Continue reading


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