How Were People Saved Before Christ And The Cross?

by Jack Wellman
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Were there two plans of salvation in the Bible? How were people saved before Jesus died on the cross? A Gift from God No one can ever merit their own salvation. In fact, it is impossible to redeem our own selves by works, but Christians should already know this since the Apostle Paul wrote, “For […]

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Ephesians 2:8-9 Commentary

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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When you look at two very popular verses in the Bible through the lens of history, understanding their meaning has had great impact on modern Christianity. The verses, Ephesian 2:8-9, are a simple, but profound statement about the gift of God that He has given to humanity. However, there are some that suggest that what […]

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Brewers Hitting Coach Says God’s Timing is Always Perfect

by Bruce Darnall
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Everyone’s timing to complete or achieve a task or goal varies from person to person. For Darnell Coles, hitting coach for the Milwaukee Brewers, God’s timing for him to share his testimony is perfect. “I truly believe the good Lord put me on this earth for a reason,” states Darnell, “and that is to uplift […]

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Pirates’ Sean Rodriguez Relies on God as his Solid Foundation

by Bruce Darnall
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The personal relationship Sean Rodriguez, utility infielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates, has with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, is his foundation for living his daily life. As Scripture speaks of building a house on sand or rock (Matthew 7:24-27) when the storms of life come, the house built on the rock withstands those storms. […]

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Brewers Outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis Keeps Things in Perspective

by Bruce Darnall
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There are times when we face trials and uncertainty in our day to day living. Kirk Nieuwenhuis, outfielder for the Milwaukee Brewers, experienced the kind of highs and lows last season that tested his faith and trust in the Lord Jesus Christ. Nieuwenhuis started the 2015 season on the New York Mets active roster. On […]

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Did James Believe In Salvation Through Works?

by Jack Wellman
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Was James teaching about works contrary to the doctrine of being saved apart from works? Salvation by Grace through Faith The truth is most of the world’s religions require you to do things, in particular some amount of “good works” in order to be saved or be reincarnated as something higher and even to enter […]

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Yankee Reliever Adam Warren Commits to Jesus at a Concert

by Bruce Darnall
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Life can be a roller coaster, at times, in the baseball world. Adam Warren, relief pitcher for the New York Yankees, was traded December, 2015, to the Chicago Cubs. Then recently, here in July ,2016, Warren was traded back to the Yankees, and that does not even count the number of times going up and […]

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Milwaukee Brewer Chase Anderson Finds Lessons to Live by in Grandmother’s Bible

by Bruce Darnall

Death of a parent is a life-changing experience. However, through our grief, we often have a closer encounter with our Lord Jesus Christ. Chase Anderson, a starting pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers, had one such spiritual experience. Chase grew up in Wichita Falls, Texas. His father went to the United Methodist Church growing up; and […]

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Yankee Manager Joe Girardi Thought of Quitting Baseball After His Mother’s Death

by Bruce Darnall

Joe Girardi, manager of the New York Yankees, wrote an essay in third grade about his dream to play baseball for the Chicago Cubs; but after the death of his mother, he almost quit baseball altogether. That is when Girardi took a leap of faith instead. Girardi grew up in a Catholic household in East […]

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Colossians 3 Bible Study, Summary and Discussion Questions

by Jack Wellman
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Here is a Bible study with a summary and discussion questions over Colossians chapter three. Colossians 3: “If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.  Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on […]

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