The following writings come from the GoSpeak/Forthright group, or are associated in some way with them. Forthright Press is one of the most prolific producers of online content in the brotherhood. The list is updated automatically.
Better reject it
by TFRStaff on 03/31/2020 at 8:03 AM
Who am I to tell God how he should be worshiped?
When the levee breaks
by Lee Parish on 03/31/2020 at 8:00 AM
As the flood waters rise and the levees fail, where do you turn?
Mar. 31. Peter’s Great Confession
by James McFerrin on 03/30/2020 at 11:00 PM
Mt. 16:13-20; Mk. 8:27-30; Lk. 9:18-22 As they traveled toward Caesarea Philippi, Jesus chose to test the disciples. He began by asking them what people thought about Him. They said that some thought He was John the Baptist. Others thought Elijah, Jeremiah or even one of the other Old Testament prophets had come from the
Hugh’s News & Views (John The Baptist)
by TFRStaff on 03/30/2020 at 8:13 PM
JOHN THE BAPTIST In extolling the work of John the Baptist, Jesus said, “Assuredly, I say to you, among those born of women there has not risen one greater than John the Baptist; but he who is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he” (Matthew 11:11). This is a strange statement, and
On the cusp of falling
by TFRStaff on 03/30/2020 at 7:51 PM
All the men and women, the people of Israel, whose heart moved them to bring anything for the work that the Lord had commanded by Moses to be done brought it as a freewill offering to the Lord. (Exodus 35:29 ESV) и все мужья и жены из сынов Израилевых, которых влекло сердце принести на всякое
How to deal with crisis
by J. Randal Matheny on 03/30/2020 at 1:14 PM
How can we deal better with crises like the present one, when they come along? Here are four vital pathways to follow.
Let God love
by TFRStaff on 03/30/2020 at 8:11 AM
God took the first step toward a resolution.
Mar. 30. Pharisees and Sadducees Seek a Sign; Disciples Learn Lesson on...
by James McFerrin on 03/30/2020 at 4:40 AM
Mt. 16:1-12; Mk. 8:11-26 After sending the multitude away, Jesus and the disciples got into a boat and came to the region of Magdala, also called Dalmanutha on the west coast of the Sea of Galilee. While in the region of Magdala, Jesus was approached by the Pharisees and Sadducees asking for a sign of
by Christine (Tina) Berglund on 03/29/2020 at 7:43 PM
“For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned” (Matthew 12:37).
Prayer: Leaning toward bitterness
by TFRStaff on 03/29/2020 at 7:05 PM
“If you love those who love you, what benefit is that to you? For even sinners love those who love them. (Luke 6:32 ESV) И если любите любящих вас, какая вам за то благодарность? ибо и грешники любящих их любят. (Луки 6:32 Russian) Our Father who is in heaven ~ thank you, dear Lord, for
I’ve never seen, I’ve never been
by TFRStaff on 03/29/2020 at 8:45 AM
God's love is perfected, completed, matured in us.
Mar. 29. Jesus Heals Deaf Man and Feeds Four Thousand Men
by James McFerrin on 03/28/2020 at 9:50 PM
Mt. 15:29-39; Mk. 7:31-8:10 After leaving the region of Tyre and Sidon, Jesus and the apostles went to the eastern side of the Sea of Galilee. There, they went up on a mountain in the area of Decapolis, which was inhabited mostly by Gentiles. Great multitudes came and brought the lame, blind, mute, maimed and
God gives his Spirit
by TFRStaff on 03/28/2020 at 8:58 AM
We can know that God lives in us.
by Michael Brooks on 03/28/2020 at 8:03 AM
Rather than blaming others, King David focused on what he could and should do.
Handing on the mantle
by Jon Galloway on 03/27/2020 at 8:56 AM
Here are two lessons from when Elijah passed the torch to Elisha.
by Barry Newton on 03/25/2020 at 4:31 PM
Here are some true, commendable and praiseworthy things to put under the spotlight.
In Days of Woe, in Hours of Fear
by J. Randal Matheny on 03/24/2020 at 9:47 PM
Two stanzas of a prayer-poem for our time of hardship.
Never changing, forever changed
by Lee Parish on 03/24/2020 at 8:00 AM
God is never changing, but we should be forever changed.
Jeff Archey appointed as IGH speaker
by Roy Davison on 03/23/2020 at 8:50 PM
TENNESSEE, West Fayetteville – (BNc). Jeff Archey is the new director and speaker for the International Gospel Hour radio broadcast, under the oversight of the elders of the West Fayetteville Church of Christ. The International Gospel Hour was begun by... Continue Reading →
A beautiful picture of worship
by J. Randal Matheny on 03/23/2020 at 10:53 AM
Paul's letter to the Colossians reveals some wonderful elements of the church's meetings.
See the light
by John Henson on 03/22/2020 at 10:01 AM
Much work to do and only three years in which to do it.
by Michael Brooks on 03/21/2020 at 11:00 AM
This quarantine helps us to recognize the blessing we have in our relationships with family, friends, and fellow Christians.
Congregation cares for its elderly
by Roy Davison on 03/19/2020 at 11:34 AM
TEXAS, Shallowater (BNc) – The 12th Street Church of Christ meeting at 1001 12th Street in Shallowater, Texas (near Lubbock) is supplying groceries and needed supplies to its elderly and disabled during the Corona-virus crisis. One elderly member states: “We... Continue Reading →
P. A. Jesudoss called home
by Roy Davison on 03/19/2020 at 4:45 AM
INDIA, Chennai (BNc) – Brother P. A. Jesudoss, preacher of the gospel and long-time teacher at the Chennai Teacher Training School, suddenly passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Brother Jesudoss taught Bible classes at the CTTS since 1995 and... Continue Reading →
by J. Randal Matheny on 03/19/2020 at 3:02 AM
A short prayer asking God to deliver us from the things that leave us helpless.