Missions In Ukraine and Liberia

Mission Month October marks Mission Month at the Skillman Church of Christ. Over the next 4 weeks, we will be hearing from members of our mission committee with updates about our various long-term relationships with missionaries in Ukraine, Liberia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and various local efforts too. Additionally, we will have opportunities in Bible classes as … Read more

The Darkness of the Cross

The Cross of Jesus At the very core of the Gospel message is the events that took place leading up to and after the cross. It is the primary event of the New Testament. The 4 Gospel writers devote significant portions of their stories to the entire passion week: Matthew devotes roughly 25% of his … Read more

Wrestling with God

A Struggle in the Night In the book of Genesis, during the midst of the stories of Israel’s forefathers (Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob), we encounter a story where Jacob wrestles with God. Which is a little bit of an odd thing to have happen. Imagine doing this yourself–wrestling with God. Doesn’t seem like a smart … Read more

An Aroma to the Lord

Anointing the Feet In John chapter 12 and 13, we find two stories that continue our theme where we meet Jesus as he encounters a person (or persons) in a very personal manner. In John 12, Jesus is once again with the family from John 11 (Mary, Martha, and Lazarus), and then in John 13, … Read more