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Scars on Creation: Berkeley Pit

Scars on Creation: Berkeley Pit Erin VanBaren   “The Richest Hill on Earth,” a sign proudly proclaims on the city outskirts of Butte, Montana. This is a bold claim, but the town could back it up for decades. Mining has been the lifeblood for the entirety of Butte’s existence and is the proof behind the […]

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Office of All Believer: Ruling a Kingdom

Office of All Believer: Ruling a Kingdom Philip Rainey   The previous article dealt with the idea of office in the kingdom of God. We saw that, being created in Adam to be officebearers, we shared the dreadful consequences of his fall, but that our office is redeemed in Christ. Christ is thus the officebearer […]

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The Tongue: The Untameable Sword

The Tongue: The Untameable Sword Joshua Harris   Our tongue is a remarkable piece of God’s creation of us, and it is something that we can quite easily take for granted. We use it to taste, swallow, spit, and speak. It is the tongue’s ability to allow us to speak that is my primary focus […]

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Editorial – Right Now

Right Now Ryan Kregel   It’s been a month since you read the last issue of Beacon Lights, an issue devoted to spiritual discipline. Now might be a good time to check in with how you are doing in the disciplines. Maybe you are thinking, “Come on, do I really need to do that already? […]

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Devotionals February 8 – March 7, 2020

Devotionals February 8 – March 7, 2020 Abby Van Solkema   February 8       Read 1 Peter 1 As you read through the book of 1 Peter over the next five days, you will discover the answer to the question, “What does it mean to live as a pilgrim on this earth?” First, to live as […]

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Meditating on God’s Word Continually

Meditating on God’s Word Continually Dr. Marco Barone   The Lord gave to Israel the following instructions: “Therefore shall ye lay up these my words in your heart and in your soul, and bind them for a sign upon your hand, that they may be as frontlets between your eyes. And ye shall teach them […]

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Alpha and Omega

In the beginning, the eternal Word, By might unmeasured and unknown to man, Spoke, and the depths of nothingness were stirred; And in that great beginning time began. And in time’s fullness, man by sin fast held, That Word was flesh, time met eternity; The finite and the Infinite were weld, And God and man […]

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