“For the glory of the LORD filled the house of God”

Why did Israel build such an elaborate temple? There is no doubt that heaven, not the temple, was the dwelling place of God himself. It is a point that Solomon makes repeatedly: “Hear from heaven your dwelling place.” Solomon himself states that “heaven and the highest heaven cannot contain (the LORD), how much less this house that I have built” ( 2 Chronicles 6:18)…

Money Problems

The first recorded disagreement within the Christian church is about money: “A man named Ananias … sold a piece of property, and … kept back for himself some of the proceeds and brought only a part of it” (Acts 5:1). The second recorded disagreement within the Christian church is also about money: “A complaint by…

Visit to Vanuatu

History of the Truth in Vanuatu The ecclesia commenced in the city of Vila on the island of Efate in 1999 with the baptism of Brother Kaltos Manses. Our gospel proclamation has continued to have results with ecclesias now established in five of the islands. We were in Vanuatu for five weeks during June and…