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For though you have ten thousand guides in Christ, yet you do not have many fathers... 1 Cor. 4:15a (Sharing by Nathanael Stone on, My Experience Growing up in the Church Life with Spiritual Fathers and Mothers)

My Experience Growing up in the Church Life with Spiritual Fathers and Mothers

My dear brothers and sisters, I would like to share some of my experience growing up in the church life. "For though you have ten thousand guides in Christ, yet you do not have many fathers." (1 Cor. 4:15a) This verse ...
Remember the ones leading you, who have spoken to you the word of God; and considering the issue of their manner of life, imitate their faith. Heb. 13:7

Thoughts on the Fellowship Between the Generations

Hebrews 13:7 says, “Remember the ones leading you, who have spoken to you the word of God; and considering the issue of their manner of life, imitate their faith.” In the recent July training on Numbers, we learned that the ...
For our wrestling is not against blood and flesh but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the world-rulers of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenlies. Eph. 6:12. Sharing on, We love our Enemies, Pray for those who Persecute, and Not Revile in Return

We love our Enemies, Pray for those who Persecute, and Not Revile in Return

Recently, there are several verses that have been resonating within me. The first is Ephesians 6:12 which says, “For our wrestling is not against blood and flesh but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the world-rulers of this darkness, ...
ShepherdingWords.com: Addressing Rumors and Presenting the Truth

ShepherdingWords.com: Addressing Rumors and Presenting the Truth

We would like to announce the launch of a new website, ShepherdingWords.com, which contains articles written by the co-workers in North America addressing rumors that have arisen over the years regarding the local churches and the ministry of God's word through ...
But we were gentle in your midst as a nursing mother would cherish her own children. Yearning in this way over you, we were well pleased to impart to you not only the gospel of God but also our own souls, because you became beloved to us. 1 Thes. 2:7-8

My Experience of being Cared for by the Believers in the Local Churches

This verse is really my testimony of growing up in the church in Anaheim, California, quite literally surrounded by the elders and co-workers along with their wives. When I was very young, I remember brother Witness Lee coming to my ...
I love the church life. To me, there is nothing more wonderful on the earth. It is indescribably sweet.

Garrett Ghent: There is Nothing more Wonderful on the Earth than the Church Life

I love the church life. To me, there is nothing more wonderful on the earth. It is indescribably sweet. The singing, the meals, the pray-reading, the exercise of the spirit, the feeding on the Word, the fruit-bearing, the burden-bearing, the ...
...in my experience, the saints in the local churches just want everyone to be a normal, happy human being and be full of the enjoyment of our wonderful Lord Jesus. Testimony of A. E. via livingtohim.com

Testimony of A.E. – how Sweet and Shepherding the Fellowship in the Church Life is

I grew up in a local church with parents who were very active in the church life. As a kid, I thought that bad things never happened to people in the church life, but then my parents got divorced when ...
Be imitators together of me, brothers, and observe those who thus walk even as you have us as a pattern. Phil. 3:17

Testimony of Jean L. Thank the Lord for so many Fathers and Shepherds in the Church

When I was a young person growing up in the church in my locality, my father told me more than once that the elders, the leading brothers, are more so slaves than leaders. Nearly twenty years have passed since I ...
One thing I love about the local churches is that it is a group of people who treasure and esteem the Bible; we endeavor to follow it as closely as possible in teaching and practice (cf. Acts 17:11). ...they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so. Acts 17:11

Micah Eades: My Positive Experiences Meeting in the Local Churches

I was born and raised in the local churches. I grew up in Texas, lived in Russia for 4 years while my parents were serving the Lord there, attended the Full-time Training in Anaheim (FTTA), served with Christians on Campus, ...
Testimony of Charity Short

Testimony of Charity Short

To those who love the Lord with their whole heart and love the church, the Body of Christ, this is my testimony of growing up in the church life and loving the Lord as my Father, God, and Savior, Let ...