Witnessing at School

“I tell you that, if these should hold their peace, the stones would immediately cry out.” (Luke 19:40) Listen to audio: Brother Larry McClellan, an elder with the Clearwater Florida Bible Students, grew up in a Bible Student home. His earliest memory of being raised differently was at age 11. His mother, Sr. Hazel McClellan, was very diligent in reading him Bible stories as a child. He says, “When my sixth grade friend (now Brother) David Hauke, could not play with me on Saturdays until he sat down with me and listened []

Witnessing to Friends

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends” (John 15:13). Listen to audio: Sr. Stephanie Kuenzli and Sr. Becca Marten are from the Milwaukee Bible Students. These sisters first met in middle school. We asked them to give us some insight into how their friendship helped Sr. Becca come into the Bible Student fellowship. Sr. Becca: I was not raised in any sort of faith. My father had grown up in a strict Catholic household but after leaving home was []

Witnessing at Work

“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven” (Matthew 5:16). Listen to audio: Bro. Jonathan and Sr. Jewel Benson are from the Greater New London, Connecticut Ecclesia. They witnessed to Sr. Kathy Rosenberg, also from that class. Bro. Jonathan has co-hosted the Christian Questions radio program (now a weekly podcast) for over 19 years. Both Sr. Jewel and Sr. Kathy are very involved with that witness effort. First we asked them all to tell us about their []

In the Beginning

The Minor Prophets Listen to audio:  While their messages were generally shorter, the last 12 prophets of the Old Testament were anything but minor. Their prophecies spoke of the punishment due Israel and Judah because of their sins, idolatry and unfaithfulness to God. Their prophecies also pointed to God’s great love for Israel and her regathering and blessing under God’s New Covenant in fulfillment of God’s original promise to Abraham. They wrote of the sins and punishments due to Israel’s neighbors and []

The Prophet with an Unfaithful Wife

Hosea “Go, take to yourself a wife of harlotry, and have children of harlotry; for the land commits flagrant harlotry, forsaking the LORD” (Hosea 1:2). Erwin Kalinski Listen to audio:  John 3:16 illustrates God’s agape love toward mankind and Romans 5:6-8 shows that Jesus was willing to die for us as sinners in order to bring us back into harmony with God. Going back in time, God manifested His great love in the creation of spirit and earthly beings. In order for []