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Manitoba Winnipeg: Central We now have a Helping Hands Sharing Group on face book for the express purpose of serving people in our church family. Things can be offered for free as a gift or loan it to someone who may have need of it. Or make a request for items or service needed. The women are studying a 12

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Mission News

Ruth Zimmerman Missions Report – January 2021

A belated Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!  I hope you have all had a wonderful time, despite Covid-related restrictions, and that 2021 will be a better year all around.  We continue to hold you in prayer for good health, safety and perseverance through the coming months.  Christmas and New Year’s in P.N.G. are linked to broiling hot weather and lethargy!  I didn’t

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Special Issues

Book of Titus: A Gem -Introduction to Titus

Paul’s Fourth Missionary Journey: Paul was acquitted before emperor Nero, ca. AD 62 (see 2 Timothy 4:16-17; Acts 28:16, 30-31). Paul may have then left on a mission to Spain, cf. Romans 15:24, 28, but no evidence of such a journey has been found. Paul’s possible fourth missionary journey may have gone like this: 1 – To Crete, which Paul

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1st Century Cretans and 21st Century Mythology

Titus 1:10–2:1 Elders and those appointing them know Titus 1:5–9 well. We are less familiar with the history of Crete that made their appointment so urgent. Near the heart of Paul’s imperatives for Titus is his affirmation of an ancient statement of mysterious origins: “Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons” (literally, “idle bellies,” 1:12). What can we learn

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Monthly Editorial

New Year Resolutions

Several decades ago a missionary home on furlough stood up to address the congregation. We were expecting good news about the work abroad and perhaps some expression of thanks for our support. But that was not what we heard. He began by calling us out for something that most of us had not even known that we had done. Just

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Special Issues

Lessons from Titus 2

Paul left Titus in Crete to straighten out what was left unfinished (1:5). Interestingly, Cretan Jews were present on the day of Pentecost (Acts 2:11). It is likely these Cretan Jews, having obeyed the gospel and become Christians, brought the gospel back to Crete. Titus was to appoint elders in every town, according to certain qualifications (1:5–9). These men were

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