Bible Study Aids

Why use study aids? While we have been carefully studying Scripture during these few days together, we’ve emphasized how important it is to look directly at the primary source material—the Bible itself. Yet it is also a wise student who knows how and when to use tools or aids to enhance personal Bible study. After…

The Tentmaker and Prayer

Prayer is essential for tentmakers because they are on the frontlines in this cosmic war for control of the world. They spend much time with outsiders and most serve in spiritually hostile countries. A few years ago, the U.S. government put pressure on Afghanistan to let tentmakers put up a church building. Two years later,…

Daily Discovery

For many people, it is best not to try to do serious Bible study during every quiet time. They do better setting aside regular blocks of time for study–for example, 2-3 hours Sunday afternoon and 1-2 hours some evening. On the other hand, some can do a little each day, and are able to stop…