The Price of Prayer

By T. C. Horton (1848-1932)

While prayer is the simplest thing in the world, it is also the costliest; and while it is the easiest thing in the world, it is also the most difficult.

Why Should Christians Believe in Divine Special Creation?

by Robert Kofahl, Ph. D

The Church’s Prime Rule of Authority: Jesus Christ Is Lord of All

The principal reason, of course, that Christians should believe in divine special creation is that the Bible, God’s Word, teaches it. But let us consider the question in more detail.

"If Christ Be Not Raised …"

The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead is not only a historical fact, but it is the spiritual foundation of the Christian faith. Without Christ’s resurrection, we are still in our sins and could be legitimately classified as fools before the world (1 Corinthians 15:12-19). In 1918, Dr. R. A. Torrey aptly described the important place the resurrection played in the life and teaching of the apostles of the early church. Consider his words: “The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead was the central fact in the testimony and preaching of the apostles.

Beware of the Increase of Unbiblical “Independent Fundamental Baptist” Churches

On Friday, April 8, 2011, ABC News’s 20/20 aired a report about the alleged abuse of a teenage girl and subsequent cover-up in one particular Independent Fundamental Baptist (IFB) church in New Hampshire several years ago. The 20/20 program has encouraged a great amount of discussion among IFB and non-IFB Christians. We at the FEA are repulsed by any abuse that occurs in a local church and any system that tends to either foster such abuse or cover up such abuse.

The Church-Culture Conundrum: What Should Be the Church's Relationship to the Culture?

by Matt Costella

Although culture is often difficult to define, in general, it usually refers to the prevailing thoughts, philosophies and lifestyles manifested in the lives and expressions of society. One author has defined culture as a society’s “collective conscience.” Culture is expressed through art, entertainment, politics, education and other visible means. Culture, then, can also be described as the “living out” of the general worldview of society.

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