Why do Some Pastors Deliberately Avoid Teaching Doctrine?

December 30, 2022, Jim Elliff I have been involved in leading churches for four decades, with an emphasis on church planting in the last few years. I’ve also visited and addressed hundreds of churches around the world and have had the privilege of meeting thousands of Christian leaders. Through this time I’ve watched an unintentional … More Why do Some Pastors Deliberately Avoid Teaching Doctrine?

Allie Stuckey: The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan

Most folks know I am a huge fan of The Pilgrim’s Progress, it is the most published secular book ever, and second, only to the Bible, in total printings. I have posted on it in the past, John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress, Today in Church History, On This Date In Church History, A Picture of a True Minister (from John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress), … More Allie Stuckey: The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan

Devotional Thought for Today – 01/14/2022

2 CORINTHIANS 5 Chapter CONTEXT From MHCC: The apostle proceeds in showing the reasons why they did not faint under their afflictions, namely, their expectation, desire, and assurance of happiness after death (v. 1-5), and deduces an inference for the comfort of believers in their present state (v. 6-8), and another to quicken them in … More Devotional Thought for Today – 01/14/2022

If God Is Sovereign, Do I Make a Difference?

Many of our longtime readers understand that we here at FSMandFSWO write about Apologetics, Biblical/Christian Worldview, and the Sovereignty of the Triune God more than any other subjects. Why? Simply put if you do not know what you believe (Faith) you can not defend (Apologetics) what you believe. Second You can not defend the Christian … More If God Is Sovereign, Do I Make a Difference?

“I Heard the Bells…”

American Minute with Bill Federer “I Heard the Bells…” Christmas Tree, Lights, Poinsettia, Carols, & White House Christmas Celebrations – . Continuing through the centuries, courageous missionaries spread Christianity. In the 5th century, St. Patrick evangelized the heathen Druid tribes of Ireland. In the 6th century, St. Augustine of Cantebury baptized 10,000 heathen Anglo-Saxons in England. READ MORE > > >

Should Christians celebrate Christmas?”

When they first hear this question, many people are perplexed by the seeming ridiculousness of it. “Of course, Christians should celebrate Christmas,” they say, “after all, Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, the founder of the Christian faith, isn’t it?” But, it isn’t that simple. There has been controversy over the … More Should Christians celebrate Christmas?”


Pilgrims tried Communism — and rejected it, — replacing it with Property owned by Individuals who could then be Charitable!  Immigrants to the “Holy Experiment” of Pennsylvania, Psalm 133:1 “Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!” “My COUNTRY ’tis of Thee, Sweet LAND of LIBERTY”; & How … More AMERICAN MINUTE(S) with BILL FEDERER