Category Archives: christianity

ADVENT FOCUSES ON THREE COMINGS OF CHRIST

By BISHOP MICHAEL SIS The English word “advent” comes from the Latin word “adveniens,” which refers to an arrival, entry, or coming. The one who is coming is Jesus Christ. There are really three “comings” of Christ: in history, in mystery, and in majesty. These take place in the past, the present, and the future. The season of Advent focuses

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ACU GRAD PUBLISHES NEW BOOK

Popular blogger/author Jami Amerine, a 1996 graduate of Abilene Christian University, has a new book just published by Harvest House. The book and blog share the same title: “Sacred Ground, Sticky Floors: How Less-Than-Perfect Parents Can Raise Kids Who are (Kind of ) Great.” Her first book, “Stolen Jesus: An Unconventional Search for the Real Savior,” was published in October

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ACU’S CARMICHAEL-WALLING LECTURES

The annual Carmichael-Walling Lectures, presented by ACU’s Center for the Study of Ancient Religious Texts, will be held Thursday, Nov. 8. Dr. John Fitzgerald (’72 M.A.) of the University of Notre Dame will give two lectures on the theme: “Friends and Drunks: Two Glimpses into the Social History of the Early Christians and Their World.” An expert on early Christianity, Dr.

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THE BIBLE: HOW TO READ IT

By DAN STIVER A recent Barna study of Bible appreciation and usage among Americans (here referring to people in the U.S.) is encouraging (https://www.barna.com/research/state-of-the-bible-2018-seven-top-findings/). It indicates that half of all American people use the Bible, many “give a lot of thought” to it, and many find it helps them to be better people. This is significant in light of reports

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