Studying the History of Fallible Religious Leaders

Restoration Movement Leaders

Besides studying the Bible, the topic I enjoy learning about the most is religious history – particularly the history of the Restoration Movement (sometimes called the Stone-Campbell Movement). This was a period in the 19th and early 20th centuries in the United States in which many were troubled by the divisions they saw in the religious […]

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Road Trip (Part 1): The Road to Jericho

To begin this series, we are going to visit one who was traveling the road to Jericho. As we make this journey, we will learn about loving our neighbor. “Jesus replied and said, ‘A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among robbers, and they stripped him and beat him, and went […]

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Book Review: Growing Up in the 2020s

Growing Up in the 2020s (cover)

There have always been challenges for young people, especially for those who are trying to be faithful to the Lord. However, it seems like the present may be especially difficult. Not only are young people needing to overcome the temptations prevalent in the culture, but those who are trying to help them – parents, grandparents, […]

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Road Trip: Introduction

Road Trip

When we hear the phrase “road trip,” we probably have a certain picture that comes to mind – one that involves an escape from everyday life, traveling to a new place, and encountering all sorts of exciting unknowns along the way. In other words, it is an adventure. Many of us enjoy these excursions and will […]

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New Every Morning


“This I recall to my mind, therefore I have hope. The Lord’s lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, for His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness. ‘The Lord is my portion,’ says my soul, ‘Therefore I have hope in Him’” (Lamentations 3:21-23). We sometimes hear it said that each day is […]

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17th Year of Plain Bible Teaching

Bible open outdoors

Well, here we are again after another year… Plain Bible Teaching began its first year back on August 1, 2005. That means that yesterday we completed 16 full years. Today begins year number seventeen! A big “THANK YOU” to all of you who have been reading, commenting, and sharing these materials with others. I know […]

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Stand Your Ground

Man standing on mountain

“Now after him was Shammah the son of Agee a Hararite. And the Philistines were gathered into a troop where there was a plot of ground full of lentils, and the people fled from the Philistines. But he took his stand in the midst of the plot, defended it and struck the Philistines; and the […]

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