It is no less true in the twentieth century than it was in the first, that the cross is foolishness to the great majority of mankind. But to those who are being saved it is the power of God. William G. Johnsson looks at Paul's famous statement in 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 in light of our mission to hold up before the world Christ and Him crucified.
The church faces many critical situations today, but none so crucial as her sense of mission. W. B. Quigley, recently appointed by the General Conference to lead out in a program of giving absolute priority to evangelism, emphasizes why this is so vital.
Many of us started out as successful pastor-evangelists, but over the years something happened. Not only have many of us middle-aged old-timers lost our zeal but we aren't setting an example for younger ministers.
Along with her pastor husband, the woman in the parsonage is facing discouragement and frustration. Yet she still finds joy and fulfillment in working alongside her husband in soul winning and nurture.