Word of our Testimony – Positive Church Life Experiences

What is the story behind the libel lawsuits filed by LSM and a number of the local churches in 1980 and 2001?

What is the story behind the libel lawsuits filed by LSM and a number of the local churches in 1980 and 2001?

Many saints do not know the story behind the libel lawsuits filed in 1980 and 2001, and some may be troubled because they do not know the facts surrounding those actions. The following article from Shepherding Words provides a very ...
Were the libel lawsuits in 1980 and 2001 filed in keeping with the principles laid out in the New Testament?

Were the libel lawsuits in 1980 and 2001 filed in keeping with the principles laid out in the New Testament?

On three occasions, twice in 1980 and once in 2001, some of the local churches and others filed lawsuits to obtain relief from defamatory writings, all coming from the same source but disseminated nationally and even internationally. Some have wrongly ...
My Sweet Experience of Growing up in the Church Life

My Sweet Experience of Growing up in the Church Life

One verse that I have really been appreciating is Matthew 20:16 – “Thus shall the last be first and the first last.” I grew up in the church in Chicago to a biracial couple: my mother is Chinese and came ...
What the older ones experienced was very effective in building up the younger ones; therefore, God could prepare from the second generation more than six hundred thousand men with a rich inheritance and strong background who were qualified to be formed into an army to fight for God’s kingdom. (Raising Up the Next Generation for the Church Life)

The heart of our spiritual fathers toward us and how they have served us

In the summer of 2015, I had a particular experience that left a lasting impression on me. That summer, there was a National College Training in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois. The speaking brother had just given a message on consecration, and hundreds ...
If you lay these things before the brothers, you will be a good minister of Christ Jesus, being nourished with the words of the faith and of the good teaching which you have closely followed. 1 Timothy 4:6

Appreciation of the leading brothers’ faithful speaking, with supporting verses

A major factor which helped usher me into the church life years ago was the faithful speaking of the leading brothers in the Lord’s recovery, speaking which wasn’t tempered by current philosophies or by what was politically in vogue. Reflecting ...
There shall come forth a Star out of Jacob... Num. 24:17

Following the Star out of Jacob led me to the Lord and the Church Life

The crystallization-study of Numbers unveiled more of God's heart to me. As the Star out of Jacob, Christ appears to those who seek Him and lead them to the house where He is. This was my experience a few years ...
And He died for all that those who live may no longer live to themselves but to Him who died for them and has been raised. 2 Cor. 5:15

Henna Cornell: I am grateful for my experiences in the wonderful church life

I would like to join a number of my brothers and sisters to testify of my positive experience in the church life. Given this opportunity to consider my experience, my heart is full of thanksgiving for the care and shepherding ...
I can honestly say that the Lord has shepherded me through His saints in many ways and has brought me closer to Him through these precious ones.

My church life experience: how I was shepherded by the brothers and sisters

I was born and raised in the church life by parents who really love the Lord and enjoy having brothers and sisters in their home. I have lived in 9 localities (cities with local churches) in 4 countries. I attended ...
From a young age I had the realization deep within that the Lord was coming back soon, but I felt that I had no way to really know the Lord personally and prepare for His coming even though I was already a Christian.

My Coming into the Church Life, studying at the FTTA, and Serving with the Students

I grew up in a denomination that was not clear on the truth. They believed that you could lose your salvation. They also believed that you had to meet with them, be baptized by them, and follow all their requirements ...
Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it are the issues of life. Prov. 4:23

My testimony regarding brother Witness Lee and the local churches

Greetings. My name is Sterling Byassee. I would like to give my personal testimony regarding knowing brother Witness Lee and his teachings, and the church life that we practice in the local churches throughout the earth. When I attended my ...