The identity of certain angels in Jude 6 is a matter of much debate. Unlike Satan and most demons, who roam the earth in search of mischief, these angels are kept "with eternal chains in darkness for the judgment of the great day." Who are these confined creatures?
Missouri Baptist apologist and former Jehovah's Witness Charles Smith, along with numerous leaders engaged in ministries to JWs and Mormons, are speaking and sharing testimonies at the Witnesses Now for Jesus Apologetics Conference July 28-29 in Farmington, Mo.
Near the end of Revelation, Jesus declares, "Look, I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me to repay each person according to what he has done." The theme of judgment and reward is often repeated throughout the New Testament. But if salvation is by grace through faith, what role does works play in our eternal destiny?
Bill Victor, a Missouri Baptist apologist, pastor and state missionary, has produced a new book, Scenes of the Kingdom. It explores how the sayings of Jesus about the Kingdom of God would have been received by the original hearers, and applies these teachings to the church today. The book is available for $10 plus shipping and handling.
Jude 9 offers one of the few references in Scripture to Michael the archangel. He is the only archangel mentioned in the Bible, and his name means, "Who is like God?" But who is this angelic champion -- and, who isn't he?
First Baptist Church of Buffalo, Mo., is hosting a workshop Oct. 13-14 to help Christians learn to interact more effectively with people of other faiths, or no faith at all. Led by nationally acclaimed debaters, the workshop features classroom and application modules.