By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) As New Testament Christians, our faith is dependent upon the identity of Jesus Christ. Jesus is the foundation of the church of Christ (Matthew 16:13-18; 1 Corinthians 3:11; Ephesians 2:20-22). In this article, we are going to carefully examine and explicate the basic argument which shows that Jesus Christ is the... Continue Reading →
The Picture Of A Godly Father
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) Have you ever heard the official history of Father's Day? In 1909, a woman named Sonora Dodd was listening to a sermon about Mother's Day. Her father, William, had been widowed and was raising six children all by himself. The first official Fathers' Day was held on June 19, 1910. (June... Continue Reading →
“I Can’t Become A Christian Because I Know That I’ll Mess Up”
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) Over my years of preaching the Gospel, I have been richly blessed to speak with several individuals about lots of different topics. One of the topics that has come up more times then I can count deals with excuses people make about not wanting to become a Christian. Often we... Continue Reading →
Does The Bible Teach That There Is A Solid Dome Above The Earth?
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) For years, skeptics of the Bible have made the claim that the writers of Scripture were extremely scientifically challenged; and that this scientific ignorance manifested in their writings. It is claimed, for example, that Moses taught that there is a solid dome around the Earth. This is based on a misunderstanding... Continue Reading →
Job Bible Class: Job’s Friends-Part One
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) Quotation For Consideration "Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them? (Abraham Lincoln) Introduction Most of the Book of Job is a series of conversations between Job and his three friends: Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite. While much of these friends' attitudes... Continue Reading →
Will Animals Go To Heaven?
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) One of the questions I have often wondered about, and which I myself have been asked by several individuals, is whether or not animals will be in Heaven. Lots of people ask this question because they love animals. Some have told me that when their animals die, it is almost like... Continue Reading →
Prophesying In Proportion To Our Faith
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) In the Book of Romans, there is a very interesting passage which the Apostle Paul has left for us: Romans 12:6-Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, let us use them: if prophecy, let us prophesy in proportion to our faith; What lessons may we... Continue Reading →
Aliens: Extraterrestrial Friends Or Interdimensional Foes?
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) Many of the people that I work with in the Hazard area have had experiences with "alien" encounters. Oh, I am not just talking about strange sightings in the night skies (although there have been many of these). I am talking about people that I have worked with who have told... Continue Reading →