Weekly bulletin article by Mike Johnson
In America, we are not confronted with what we might call “classic idolatry” on a daily basis. By “classic idolatry”, I mean statues and shrines where people fall down and worship a particular image. Those images are mostly confined to movies and are portrayed in very dark ways. They are associated with the occult, witches, and demons.
Therefore, it was rather startling on my first visit to South America. I was there to work with a group in the country of Guyana. My dad and mom have been going to Guyana for years and it was a great opportunity to be with them.
The Richmond church of Christ in Kentucky is looking for a family involvement minister to motivate, teach, and encourage Christian development among our youth and families. We are an established congregation of about 350 with a history of effective elderships. Located in a university town on the edge of the Cumberland Mountains in the beautiful Bluegrass Region, Richmond offers many amenities of a large city in a small town atmosphere.
The Bible isn’t a single book. Rather, it is a collection of 66 individual books and letters that have been compiled into one volume. These books and letters were written by approximately 40 different people spanning a time period of over 1500 years.