Evidences and Evangelism for the 21st Century

Posted: May 31, 2024

Join us on June 8th!

AIM Apologetics and Evangelism

Posted: March 1, 2024

Our next live course is AIM Apologetics and Evangelism, which runs from February 17 – June 29, 2024 Many people question God, the Bible, and the Christian faith. We believe… Read More


Posted: February 7, 2024

Our next live AIM course is AIM Evidences and Evangelism, which runs 17 February – 29 June 2024. Many people question God, the Bible, and the Christian faith. Asking questions… Read More

2024 Broken to Beloved Summit

Posted: January 20, 2024

https://www.brokentobelovedd.org/ THIS WEEK (23-26 Jan 2024):  BROKEN TO BELOVED SUMMIT Have you experienced hurt, abuse, or trauma at the hands of the church or its leadership? Do you want to… Read More

Early Registration Ends Soon: 2024 Teleios Conference

Posted: January 15, 2024

About The Conference (San Antonio, TX and online) “Scripture and spirituality have been appropriately called the two lungs that bring life to a Christian. The Word of God is meant… Read More

Event in Reykjavik, Iceland

Posted: December 29, 2023

Fjósið Hlíðarenda 102 Reykjavík (Við hliðina á Vslsheimilinu) The description in brackets means it is located beside a very well known sports club. Fjósið is á social place for the… Read More

Conference: Ethical Concerns Relating to Gender Dysphoria

Posted: May 8, 2023

Organised by: The Scottish Council on Human Bioethics       Date: Saturday 27 May 2023 Venue: Golden Jubilee Hospital, Conference Centre, Inspiration Space Room, Beardmore St, Glasgow, Clydebank G81 4SA… Read More

Tyndale House Day Conference – Edinburgh

Posted: April 1, 2023

THE WORLD OF THE BIBLE: How Scripture fits together & what it means for us today Tyndale House Day Conference in Edinburgh 22nd April 2023 | 9:30–16:00 (BST) We’re coming… Read More

Science and Faith: Enemies or Allies? – Feb 25th

Posted: February 18, 2023

All are invited to this free event. All detail in flyer below.

AIM UK-Ireland: Old Testament Survey

Posted: February 12, 2023

  Reasons for signing up for the Old Testament Module I am compiling a set of YouTube shorts giving inspiration for studying the first testament. Click the button below to… Read More

N.T. Wright to Deliver the 2023 Malherbe Plenary Lecture

Posted: February 6, 2023

2023 Abraham J. Malherbe Plenary Speaker Over the course of several years N.T. Wright has been on the shortest of short lists to present a plenary lecture at the CSC…. Read More

2024 BST: Abraham’s Country: Eastern Turkey (20-29 October 2024)

Posted: February 6, 2023

We’re offering three Biblical Study Tours in 2024. The first two (both in February) are in Israel. The third (autumn) is to Turkey. Scroll down for full details. Take a… Read More

Old Testament Survey: AIM UK & Ireland

Posted: February 2, 2023

Introduction to the world of the Old Testament, from the historical & geographical background to the formation of the Old Testament itself. By Thames Valley Churches of Christ Date and time… Read More

Generation Z: The Ongoing Conversation

Posted: January 20, 2023

You Are Invited… Feb 23-25, 2023 In Person at Oklahoma Christian University or virtually For information, the schedule & registration, go to https://www.teleiosconference.com/. Or learn more: Youtube GoogleDrive

Debate with Tom Jump

Posted: January 20, 2023

On Monday 23 January, 9am CT (3pm UK time), I will enter an informal debate with YouTube atheist Tom Jump. To watch the event, please click HERE.

Bridging the Gap – A Special Event

Posted: January 11, 2023

Bridging the Gap – A Special Event God’s word is the standard yesterday, today, and forever. Whether you are a Baby Boomer, Generation X, Y, or Z, God’s word equally… Read More

Live Your Vision—Part One & Part Two Videos, Free

Posted: December 9, 2022

Making 2023 Your Best Year Yet This year my wife has enjoyed tremendously her involvement in Live Your Vision, an excellent life coaching program led by Julie Landi. In November and… Read More

AIM UK & Ireland – next module this Saturday 3rd December

Posted: November 30, 2022

Hi everyone, Just in case you hadn’t heard, the next AIM UK & Ireland module is round the corner – this Saturday in fact. The sessions will be both in-person… Read More

Israel tours: Suggested reading, listening, & viewing

Posted: October 11, 2022

Reading You will find lots of ideas at Tripadvisor. If you’re looking for a comprehensive guidebook, I like the DK Eyewitness Travel volume. If you want something more historical, Steve and Leigh Kinnard lived… Read More

Teleios Society Conference, 23-25 February 2023

Posted: September 28, 2022

I wanted to let you all know that we have been busy planning the 2023 Teleios Society conference. As you know, starting in 2020, we began having “destination” conferences and invited… Read More

4 Evenings — Explorations in Christian faith

Posted: September 22, 2022

Come enjoy any or all four evenings with Dr. Douglas Jacoby, world-renowned Christian Apologist, as he explores with us some fundamental tenets of the Christian faith, and the reasons that… Read More

You’re Invited: A Polarized Climate

Posted: September 22, 2022

Loving our neighbors well through disagreements can be tough, especially when it comes to topics like climate change. But to be part of the solution, we have to start with… Read More

Coming up! AIM UK & Ireland Christian Doctrine Module (Sept 24, 2022)

Posted: September 1, 2022

AIM UK & Ireland Christian Doctrine Module Christian doctrine is an exploration of the way God intends us to relate to him, one another and the world. It isn’t a… Read More

Free–How to Lead a Grief Journey Group!

Posted: August 20, 2022

Free–Learn how to lead a Grief Journey group! The Grief Journey: Finding Peace in All of Life’s Losses Our time at the World Discipleship Summit in Orlando was amazing. Hundreds… Read More

Reprogramming Humanity-Aug 13, 2022

Posted: August 11, 2022

From the smartphones in our pockets, to cutting-edge techniques in gene editing, the tools of science are creating technological breakthroughs that change our world—and even ourselves.While many of these impacts… Read More

Cancellation policy: 2024 Israel Tours

Posted: August 11, 2022

Cancel by 1 Jul 2023—receive back 100% of deposit and 100% of balance. Cancel by 1 Aug—receive back 100% of balance only. Cancel by 1 Sep—90% of balance only. Cancel… Read More

Inscripciones Abiertas – Maestría en Estudios Bíblicos en Español

Posted: July 27, 2022

  ¿Deseas profundizar en el estudio bíblico a nivel posgrado? ¡Toma esta oportunidad! Da click en la imagen para reproducir el video La Escuela de Ministerio y Teología Rocky Mountain (RMSMT) ofrece… Read More

June 2023 Turkey Post-tour

Posted: May 25, 2022

GLOBAL SMYRNA MEETING, 4-10 June, 2023 PART 2 OF THE TOUR: Jun 09 Fri        Overnight at Aria Claros hotel, Izmir Jun 10 Sat       Visit Miletus, Didyma. Overnight Pamukkale. Jun 11… Read More

2024 Biblical Study Tours: Israel

Posted: May 4, 2022

(Tour A) 17-25 Feb (Tour B) 24 Feb-3 Mar TOUR CANCELED AS OF 24 NOVEMBER 2023 SIGNED UP: 95 (A 49, B 46).  NATIONALITIES REPRESENTED:  Australia  Bulgaria  Canada  D. R. Congo … Read More

Debate: The Resurrection of Jesus-Mike Licona/Bart Ehrman

Posted: April 1, 2022

In March, I [Mike] was interviewed 8 times on various topics for YouTube. I also lectured on the evidence for Jesus’ resurrection online for a group in India that connected… Read More

AIM UK & Ireland – March 19th 2022

Posted: March 7, 2022

AIM UK & Ireland Approaches It is only two weeks until the first UK and Ireland AIM session. We have been putting in a lot of hard work to make… Read More

2023 Biblical Study Tour: Israel

Posted: March 1, 2022

Signed up: 69. (Post-tour: 26) — TOUR CLOSED .. WALKING WHERE JESUS WALKED We hear a good deal of talk about doing what Jesus would do (WWJD?), but how about walking where… Read More

Registration is up and running

Posted: February 14, 2022

  Registration for AIM UK & Ireland has opened! Registration is now open for the UK and Ireland Athens Institute of Ministry Bible teaching programme. Our first session is on… Read More

For anyone interested in AIM UK & Ireland

Posted: January 12, 2022

If you are interested in taking part in the biblical training program AIM UK & IRELAND, please click on this link. Principal teachers: Malcolm Cox, Andy Boakye, Douglas Jacoby (see… Read More

How to be a Helpful Teacher: A conference for Bible teachers (London)

Posted: November 23, 2021

eventbrite From Douglas Jacoby: Brothers and sisters, if you’re in the UK and would like to participate in what I believe will be a truly encouraging event, please consider joining… Read More

Being Human with Jane Goodall & Francis Collins 🔊

Posted: July 15, 2021

Where can we find hope? Watch this sneak peek of Thursday’s conversation, Being Human with Jane Goodall and Francis Collins This is the textbook definition of being out of one’s league—but, wow, was… Read More

“COC & ICOC: The Rift and the Repair – Revisited”

Posted: March 18, 2021

Join us for a conversation. Common Grounds Unity presents this conversation with Dr. Nick Zola & Dr. Douglas Jacoby on Saturday, March 20. Details on the flyer. Zoom meeting link… Read More

Following Christ in a Pandemic: A Conversation Led by Philip Yancey

Posted: October 2, 2020

  In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, “science” has become a battleground. There’s an increase in polarization and misinformation around COVID-19, even in Christian circles, and it is costing… Read More

Master Class: Can We Trust the Gospels?

Posted: September 20, 2020

News from Tyndale House  Tyndale House is an international evangelical research community focused on Bible languages, Bible manuscripts and the ancient world. We support scholars and resource the Church to understand and trust the Bible more. Master… Read More

The Future of Christian Spirituality: In Our Lives, In Our Churches, and In the Academy

Posted: September 11, 2020

Rolheiser Virtual Conference Flyer – The Future of Christian Spirituality: In Our Lives, In Our Churches, and In the Academy – Nov 12-14, 2020 See this flyer for all the… Read More

Free Webinar for Parents from Covenant Eyes

Posted: August 7, 2020

Statistics show us that kids are being exposed to pornography early, and this is having detrimental effects. This webinar will feature experts from Covenant Eyes who will share valuable statistics, research, and… Read More

August 29 Online Forum – Disciple Making in a COVID-19 World

Posted: August 4, 2020

Register for a full-day seminar 9am-3pm CT, Saturday, August 29th Only $9.99 for a limited time. For schedule and more details, click here. Register today!! https://renew.org/disciple-making-in-a-covid-world/

LIVE STREAM: N.T. Wright and Francis Collins—A Christian Response to Coronavirus

Posted: July 2, 2020

Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases across the country, what should be the Christian response? Bible scholar N.T. Wright and BioLogos founder Francis Collins, two influential Christian figures and long-time… Read More

King Jesus and the Beauty of Obedience-Based Discipleship

Posted: June 24, 2020

Dear Discipleship-first Friends, This is your invitation to join David Young, myself, Bill Hull, Renee Sproles, and Ben Barnett for a half-day seminar July 1st on an important topic: King Jesus and… Read More

2022 BST Israel (7-14 Feb, post-tour 14-17 Feb)

Posted: June 5, 2020

Signed up: 38. Post-tour: 25 .. WALKING WHERE JESUS WALKED We hear a good deal of talk about doing what Jesus would do (WWJD?), but how about walking where Jesus… Read More

2021 Biblical Study Tour: Turkey, 18-25 October

Posted: May 16, 2020

Registered: 37. Pre-tour: 21. I. Background II. Tour Itinerary (10 cities / ancient sites) III. Pre-tour itinerary (5 cities) IV. Payment & other logistics I. Background The goal of the… Read More

Where is God in a Pandemic? Francis Collins and Tim Keller

Posted: May 12, 2020

      We’re thrilled to announce our next live stream event, featuring leading evangelical thinker Tim Keller and BioLogos founder Francis Collins, who heads our country’s biomedical research! On… Read More

Quarantine Church Con 2020 Video

Posted: April 22, 2020

Thank you for attending QCC2020! Quarantine Church Con 2020 Summary What an incredible time we had together last week! God brought together over 1,000 of his people to be equipped… Read More

Live Stream: Science and Faith in Pandemic Times

Posted: April 1, 2020

  Dear Douglas, I am delighted to invite you to a special live stream with Francis Collins on Monday, April 6 at 8 p.m. EST! Francis Collins is the founder of BioLogos… Read More

“Crucial Conversations in Texas” – Malcolm Cox

Posted: March 9, 2020

  Click here for the newsletter podcast version – with extra ‘bits’ The value of conversation As you may know I’ve been in Texas for a few days at the… Read More

The Movie FINDING GUY Free on You Tube

Posted: March 5, 2020

Five Years in the Making & Nominated for Best Documentary & Best Director at the 2018 International Christian Film Festival in Miami Learn More

Paul’s Prison Journey—Malta, Sicily, Italy (29 Oct-8 Nov 2022)

Posted: February 10, 2020

. Participants: 30 (from England, Scotland, Italy, Spain, Canada, and 9 US states) . The apostle Paul was no stranger to prison. As he famously declared, “The Holy Spirit testifies to… Read More

Everyday Disciple Maker: Debbra Stephens

Posted: January 10, 2020

      Everyday Disciple Maker: Debbra Stephens CLICK HERE TO LISTEN Whether you work in sales or in a school, whether a preacher or a plumber, there is one… Read More

Christmas Quiz

Posted: December 25, 2019

Take the test (without going online or looking up the answers).   Which was Jesus’s birthplace: Nazareth, Bethlehem, Egypt, or Capernaum? What is a manger: baby crib, food trough, soft container, or Christmas cradle?… Read More

Strength in Weakness Workshop – Duluth, GA

Posted: October 18, 2019

Guy Hammond’s Strength in Weakness ministry will be at the Cornerstone Church in Duluth, GA the weekend of Oct. 25-27, 2019. Here are links for more details: https://www.strengthinweakness.org/ 678.957.4715 info@cornerstoneduluth.org

Trinity Debate: Dr. James White v Dr. Shabir Ally

Posted: October 7, 2019

Debate – Tawheed or Trinity: Is God One or Three Divine Persons? Event in Atlanta, GA by Why Should I Believe at Georgia Tech on Wednesday, November 13 2019 6:30-9pm… Read More

Common Grounds – 3rd Chapter in San Diego

Posted: July 30, 2019

Common Grounds (www.cgunity.com) – Third chapter starting in September (9/26, 11:30am-1:00pm) in San Diego. Robert Carrillo is speaking, see flyer with all info here.

Diplomado en Consejería Bíblica 2019

Posted: July 4, 2019

Agosto-Octubre 2019   La Fundación Proyecto Esdras, A. C., en alianza con In-Motion Counseling, presentan este curso especial sobre Consejería Bíblica en sus dos modalidades: División Entrenamiento para Ministros: MTA-BL03 Principios… Read More

Responses to Spring 2019 BST (Israel)

Posted: June 11, 2019

Participants on the May/June 2019 Israel tour came from Canada, the Bahamas, the U.K., U.S., Cambodia, Zambia, South Africa, Singapore, and Australia. Here are their responses:   “This tour brought… Read More

COC & ICOC: The Rift & The Repair-Audio & Notes

Posted: May 9, 2019

Two classes given by Douglas Jacoby & Nick Zola at “The Harbor” Pepperdine Bible Lectures, on May 3, 2019. The two audio lessons are followed by the Powerpoint presentation with… Read More

My experience of the Winter 2019 Israel Tour, by Paul Smith

Posted: February 19, 2019

The Bible Study Tour to Israel in February was truly an inspiring mountaintop experience for me. It is difficult to sum up the amazing sights we saw and experienced, but… Read More

2019 BST Israel

Posted: February 10, 2019

. PAGE 1 of 2 2019 BIBLICAL STUDY TOUR (27 May—3 June) Registered to date: 35. Registered for post-tour: 16. Nationalities of participants: Singapore, Australia, Thailand, Zambia, South Africa, Bahamas,… Read More

St. Nick

Posted: December 5, 2018

Nicholas Sun Message

iFaith Unit II — Intro podcast

Posted: November 6, 2018

Beyond Conflict: Science, Faith, and the Big Questions

Posted: November 2, 2018

Registration is now open for the 2019 BioLogos Conference! March 27-29, 2019, Baltimore, MD Explore the tough questions with top scholars and communicators. As we explore the harmony between science and faith, we’re… Read More

Israel tour biblical notes (by Michelle Wright)

Posted: October 15, 2018

Study Suggestions (by Michelle Wright, 2018) This is in no way an exhaustive guide, but just some thoughts and passages to reflect on while we are in Israel. I hope… Read More

Renew.org – Video 3 (check it out)

Posted: October 11, 2018

Watch this Renew.org video by clicking here.

Most people don’t know this about addiction…

Posted: October 8, 2018

Dear Renew Subscriber, We would like to ask you to make time for a special webinar. It will focus on two of the seven key elements of renewal – Surrendering… Read More

How Can You Invest in a Few to Build a Disciple Making Culture in Your Church?

Posted: October 5, 2018

To the Discipleship-First Community, There is a good deal of literature today on the subject of corporate culture. Culture shapes behavior Culture defines priorities Culture determines outcomes Every organization has… Read More

AIM Class, Sept. 22, North River

Posted: September 21, 2018

We have a great opportunity this Saturday (Sept 22) to attend three classes on Counseling & Psychology. These sessions will equip us to minister to those around us – or maybe… Read More

What is Progressive Christianity and Why is it Dangerous?

Posted: September 18, 2018

Dear Renew Network Subscribers, Would you be interested in some really great Biblical teaching this week? We have two opportunities for you and one other upcoming event that is sure… Read More

How Do You Resist Culture?

Posted: September 5, 2018

Dear Renew Network Subscriber, We are all being discipled. We are all being influenced by the many voices of culture around us every day. It is hard to resist. But… Read More

Israel Winter Tour, February 2019

Posted: August 31, 2018

PAGE 1 of 2 2019 ISRAEL WINTER TOUR (4-11 February)   Spaces: 40. Registered to date: 33. THE GROUP, 8 Feb 2019: Benefits of joining the tour: Your faith will… Read More

2018 Biblical Study Tour, 22-29 Oct (or 1 Nov, incl. Post-tour)

Posted: August 27, 2018

2018 TOUR WALK WHERE JESUS WALKED There’s a lot of talk about doing what Jesus would do (WWJD?), but how about walking where Jesus walked? We would like to invite… Read More

BST 2019 Info

Posted: August 27, 2018

Page 2 of 2 How to Register All communication is through email. If you’d like to join the tour, please email me. I’ll add you to the interest list, and then contact… Read More

Wanna see Robby Gallaty’s disciple making blueprint?

Posted: August 26, 2018

The #1 question I’ve gotten since launching Discipleship.Org is this: You’re telling me that there’s a REAL way you can make disciples that make disciples— how is that even possible?… Read More

2018 Biblical Study Tour

Posted: August 25, 2018

The 2018 group, in the Garden of Gethsemane (Photo Mark Mancini) WALK WHERE JESUS WALKED There’s a lot of talk about doing what Jesus would do (WWJD?), but how about… Read More

John Oakes’ journal: Russia, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, and Mongolia

Posted: August 10, 2018

Dr. John Oakes Journal for East and Central Asia teaching trip: Vladivostok, Osaka, Tokyo, Ulan Bataar and Bishkek July, 2018 John Oakes is a recently retired university professor and PhD… Read More

Join This Free Webinar w/ Mandisa: American Idol to Disciple Maker

Posted: August 9, 2018

As the reader of the weekly Discipleship.org newsletter, you are the hero. Most of you are already committed to making disciples. But you face challenges—and we exist to help you with those… Read More

Live Webinar with Bill Hull: The Disciple Making Pastor

Posted: July 31, 2018

Bill Hull’s book, The Disciple Making Pastor, has sold over 150,000 copies. That is a really big seller in the Christian leadership space…I think I know why. The disciple-making pastor cuts through… Read More

Live Webinar with Ken Adams: “The Making of a Disciple Making Church”

Posted: July 24, 2018

In 1989 Ken Adams was the first pastor of Crossroads Church in Newnan, Georgia, which has the purpose to “Be and Build Disciples of Jesus Christ.” With spiritual growth as… Read More

The New Testament – Historically Speaking, by Brian Felushko

Posted: July 17, 2018

Understanding the New Testament Historically Do you ever struggle with any of the content in the New Testament (NT) books? Do you ever wonder how their messages, now 2000 years… Read More

Learn More at this Year’s Pre-Forum Gatherings, Bobby Harrington

Posted: July 16, 2018

We are a little over three months out from the National Disciple Making Forum on October 25-26th and last week many of you purchased tickets. Last year we had over… Read More

How to Move from Informational to Relational Discipleship

Posted: June 26, 2018

Maybe you are like most church leaders in North America – you are confused about what is meant by the expression “discipleship”.   Is it a class? Is it Bible… Read More

2018 Israel tour itinerary (provisional)

Posted: June 21, 2018

Oct 22 Mon: Arrive Tel Aviv 1900                Welcome dinner at hotel (Metropolitan) Oct 23 Tue: Caesarea Maritima – Mt. Carmel – Magdala – Sea of Galilee 0630                Wakeup call 0700  … Read More

Diplomado en Bienestar Psicológico 2018, ¡Inscripciones Abiertas!

Posted: June 12, 2018

Ya está lista nuestra nueva edición 2018 del Diplomado en Bienestar Psicológico que ha ayudado a decenas de personas en todo el continente americano y en Europa. Da click para… Read More

Disciple Maker’s Forum – Introducing: The Main Session Speakers

Posted: May 29, 2018

From Bobby Harrington, Executive Director, Discipleship.org: I am excited about the Main Sessions we have planned for our upcoming National Disciple Making Forum. We have confirmed six of our main sessions… Read More

Refresh: Ready for College (from RZIM)

Posted: May 21, 2018

Are you a high school upperclassman or a college freshman? Then don’t miss out on ReFresh. As students, you know what it’s like to be surrounded by questions. It can be… Read More

World Premiere of Seals of Isaiah and Hezekiah

Posted: May 16, 2018

Sponsored content brought to you by Armstrong International Cultural Foundation May 16, 2018

Diplomado “CONOCE” 2018 – ¡Inscripciones Abiertas!

Posted: May 8, 2018

Click here for all the details.

North Carolina Israel Tour (2-9 November 2019)

Posted: April 24, 2018

Registered to date: 79. Below: Spring 2019 tour           WALKING WHERE JESUS WALKED We hear a good deal of talk about doing what Jesus would do… Read More

North Carolina Leaders Israel Tour (Nov 2019)

Posted: April 24, 2018

  (2-9 November) WALKING WHERE JESUS WALKED We hear a good deal of talk about doing what Jesus would do (WWJD?), but how about walking where Jesus walked? Benefits of… Read More

Millennials & the Degradation of Truth (Unboxed 2018)

Posted: April 6, 2018

This is my PowerPoint from the 2018 Unboxed Conference in Long Beach, California, 5-7 April 2018. Unboxed-Truth-1-2-1


Posted: March 27, 2018

Here is a link to the final promo video:

What’s your favorite discipleship material?

Posted: March 23, 2018

At Discipleship.org, we aggregate top discipleship material, resources, and channels to help you as a disciple maker. In order to do that, we’re asking for your input! Answer our brief… Read More

Are Suffering and God’s Love Compatible?

Posted: March 21, 2018

Greg Koukl highlights important connections between God’s love and human suffering. Watch video here.

The Productivity Paradox: A Better Way to Boost Focus & Efficiency

Posted: March 21, 2018

Productivity’s Paradox by Michael Hyatt What if trying to get more done was actually making us less productive? Workplace culture preaches longer days and buckled-down efforts to do more, faster… yet our success falters…. Read More

International Bible Teaching Ministry (2017 summary)

Posted: December 21, 2017

Cities of ministry Accra (Ghana) Atlanta, Georgia Boston, Massachusetts Calgary (Canada) Denver, Colorado Durban (South Africa) Fayetteville, North Carolina Jacksonville, Florida Jerusalem etc. (Israel) Johannesburg (South Africa) Kumasi (Ghana) Lusaka… Read More

Digital Access to National Disciple Making Forum: Now Available

Posted: December 18, 2017

Now available: Digital access to the main sessions from this year’s National Disciple Making Forum The digital access pass is called, “Becoming a Disciple Maker,”and it’s available for only $9.99. Access these… Read More

Finley on Richard Rohr’s Emerging Church, A New Reformation

Posted: December 13, 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017 I believe that what some refer to as the “emerging church” is a movement of the Holy Spirit. Movements are the energy-building stages of things, before… Read More

Black Friday & Giving Thanks

Posted: November 21, 2017

by Jon Sherwood During the greatest shopping weekend in the U.S. (and a vital part of the national economy – as 30-40% of retail shopping happens between black Friday and Christmas)… Read More

A Warning About Professional Sports (David Cloud, relayed by Mark Cahill)

Posted: October 19, 2017

Read an intriguing and challenging piece on the spiritual (or not-so-spiritual) side of professional sports. As with all guest articles, they are posted to make us think (not because all content… Read More

Understanding Love, Sex, and Marriage, by Dave Lomas

Posted: September 23, 2017

Dave Lomas speaks on the sexual brokenness found in the Old Testament, which points to our own desperate need for God’s renewing grace in Genesis 38. Watch the video here.

Francis Chan’s letter to a would-be adulterer

Posted: September 2, 2017

I Would Rather Die Letter to a Would-be Adulterer Fear, discipline, and mission are all good motivations in pursuit of holiness and purity, but I have discovered a deeper reason… Read More

Feb 2019 Israel Tour Info Page

Posted: August 31, 2017

Page 2 of 2 How to Register All communication is through email. If you’d like to join the tour, please email me. I’ll add you to the interest list, and then contact… Read More

How to Read the Bible (Charles Spurgeon)

Posted: August 25, 2017

Matthew 12:3 He answered, “Haven’t you read what David did when he and his companions were hungry?” Listen to Spurgeon’s sermon here.

Great New Book on Women & Church Leadership, by Ron Highfield

Posted: August 22, 2017

1 July 2017 | Los Angeles Highfield Takes a Unique Perspective on Women in Leadership for Conservative Churches Ron Highfield. Four Views on Women and Church Leadership: Should Bible-Believing (Evangelical) Churches… Read More

“Is the Church an Institution?” by Brian Felushko

Posted: August 22, 2017

Anyone who has been a Christian for very long should know what the church is – we know that it is people. The Greek word that is translated as “church”… Read More

We need your prayers – Guy Hammond

Posted: August 8, 2017

Loved ones and friends, Thank you for the overwhelming response shown in the good wishes and prayers you offered us over the last week. Let me give you a straightforward… Read More

When exorcists need help, they call him

Posted: August 6, 2017

He is an Ivy League-educated “man of science.” He’s also the man exorcists call for help. Here’s how one psychiatrist became a believer in demonic possession. www.cnn.com

BST 2018 Info

Posted: July 5, 2017

How to Register All communication is through email. If you’d like to join the tour, please email me. I’ll add you to the interest list, and then contact you personally. Once you’re in… Read More

2017 Global Report on Where Christians Are Persecuted Today

Posted: June 21, 2017

VOM’s 2017 Global Report on the persecution of Christians worldwide has been created to help guide your prayers for our persecuted brothers and sisters in some of the world’s most… Read More

“Jesus Misquoted” – D. Jacoby

Posted: March 25, 2017

North River’s sermon series on Jesus Christ. In Jesus Misquoted, I zeroed in on the most quoted (and misunderstood) verse in the entire Bible, Matthew 7:1.  Click here to watch… Read More

Violence, the Bible & the Qur’an — final version now available.

Posted: March 20, 2017

The final version of my debate in Toronto with Sheikh Shabir Ally is now available. The event (just under 2 hours) can be viewed ar the YouTube link.

Beyond Reasonable Doubt – Part 1 of Christian Evidences

Posted: March 3, 2017

This is the first of a series on ‘The Evidence’ being presented by Douglas Jacoby on the first Thursday of the month at the North River Church of Christ in… Read More

Frank & Erica Kim to Atlanta (North River), 10-12 Mar 2017

Posted: February 28, 2017

The Kims will deliver a number of lessons to the North River church: Campus Ministry lesson Women’s Day, Empowered by Grace. Sunday preaching Youth & Family workshop Frank is CEO… Read More

Watch live debate on ‘Violence, the Qur’an and the Bible’ on 2/27

Posted: February 26, 2017

Douglas will debate with Shabir Ali, a Muslim Imam, on the University of Toronto on Monday, February 27 at 7pm. Watch it live here.

In-town (Intown) Classes on Core Doctrine

Posted: February 12, 2017

The .pdf file contains the handout for class one (Feb 2017) as well as three more pages from class two (Apr 2017).  If you are looking for class 2, don’t… Read More

“Jesus: Legend, Liar, Lunatic, or LORD?” – D. Jacoby

Posted: February 11, 2017

Sermon given on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at the North River Church of Christ in Atlanta, GA. https://vimeo.com/201575617

Madrid Update from Daniel Berk

Posted: January 24, 2017

Report from Madrid Greetings from Madrid, Spain! I made my plunge into Europe in August of 2016, which was made possible with a scholarship from the International Bible Teaching Ministry,… Read More

Syllabus for BT 696

Posted: January 23, 2017

Lincoln University M.A. students, click for syllabus for Christian Theology & World Views. BT 696 Syllabus 2017 version 3

2016’s Three Vital Lessons about Death, by Daniel C. Berk

Posted: January 3, 2017

December 30, 2016 The latest news has included a series of unexpected and internet-virally contagious celebrity deaths, including the tragedy of Carrie Fisher shortly tragically followed by her mother Debbie Reynolds…. Read More

Sheep Not Goats Year-End Update/Newsletter

Posted: December 31, 2016

Note: Steve Jacoby is Douglas’ younger brother. We hope that you enjoy this brief update about the 2016 work in Nicaragua. Thank you for your encouragement and support, and Happy… Read More

How Neo-Marxists Changed American Popular Music… and Culture

Posted: August 28, 2016

by Jefrey D. Breshears Two Paths to the Bottom In their book, How Now Shall We Live?, authors Charles Colson and Nancy Pearcey contrast the dystopian predictions of George Orwell’s Nineteen… Read More

Jon Sherwood Interviews Guy Hammond

Posted: June 4, 2016

FFTF São Paulo

Posted: May 7, 2016

2017 Sci and Faith Brasil Jorge: About the Archaeology PowerPoint (below): Some slides have a lot of text. Feel free to erase the text (but keep any pictures). Or leave… Read More

Spiritual Life

Posted: April 12, 2016

The Bible places far more emphasis on who we are inside than on how we behave or appear to others. We have all seen too many comrades-in-arms fall, not rebounding… Read More

Holy Spirit Series by Daniel C. Berk

Posted: March 29, 2016

Part 2 of Daniel’s series on the Holy Spirit can be read in his newsletter here. To sign up for all of his newsletters, go to www.danielcberk.com.

Guy Hammond’s Real Life Video Lesson #4

Posted: February 4, 2016

Living Your Life Carefully Click here for this lesson, where you can also sign up for more.


Posted: January 2, 2016

The traffic jam caused by international hackers is huge! Atlanta seems to be the target. We are good to go right now, but access may be intermittent until all proper… Read More

Lessons from the Protestant Reformation

Posted: November 8, 2015

Here are the links for the major classes given in the 2015 Biblical Study Tour. The theme was “Finding God When the Church is Adrift,” and the teaching took place in… Read More

Does your Marriage Need Adventure, Mission and Romance?

Posted: November 5, 2015

Friends, family and colleagues, Most of us have been a witness to troubled marriages, perhaps our own. So what are some of the secrets to selecting and enjoying exciting, mutually… Read More

The Holy Spirit / Der Heilige Geist, Part 3

Posted: October 23, 2015

Third of 3 classes done by Douglas in Berlin, Germany on 20 October 2015. Audio and video options below. Audio: Video:

The Holy Spirit / Der Heilige Geist, Part 2

Posted: October 19, 2015

The second of 3 classes done in Berlin, Germany on 13 October 2015. Audio: Video:

The Holy Spirit / Der Heilige Geist, Part 1

Posted: October 12, 2015

First of 3 classes done in Berlin, Germany on 6 Oct. 2015. Click links below for both audio or video. Audio: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B6SdDVVnGCKFdEFkS1E5eDJrdEE&usp=sharing Video:

Biblical Study Tour: ISRAEL with Douglas Jacoby & Steve Kinnard 24-31 Oct 2016

Posted: September 30, 2015

WALK WHERE JESUS WALKED For those who love the Scriptures, the Biblical Study Tour opens a panorama of both history and imagination. The BST takes us to places of biblical… Read More

Paradigm Shift Webinar Recording

Posted: September 29, 2015

In case you missed the webinar! Done on Sept 28, 2015 with Jamie Robbins & Douglas Jacoby http://jacksonvillechurch.tv/next-steps/ The webinar is the first recording you’ll see; the 10 ‘Paradigm Shift’… Read More

Cancellation Policy: BST 2023

Posted: September 2, 2015

2023 TOUR Cancel by 1 Jul 2022—receive back 100% of deposit and 100% of balance. Cancel by 1 Aug—receive back 50% of deposit and 100% of balance. Cancel by 1… Read More

The Long Journey to Faith

Posted: August 10, 2015

by Douglas Jacoby We would like to encourage you with the story of Michael Jacobs, 59, of Marietta, Georgia. Mike was brought up Jewish (bar mitzvah, rich cultural heritage, values… Read More

A Christian’s Response to US Supreme Court Decision on Gay Marriage

Posted: June 28, 2015

Click here to read Guy Hammond’s (Strength in Weakness Ministry) response to the decision handed down on July 27, 2015 by the US Supreme Court

Non-Resistance in the Churches of Christ

Posted: June 25, 2015

Audio interviews on the legacy of Non-Resistance in the Churches of Christ: an interview with Tom Jones and another with Chuck Pike http://relate4ever.com/tom-a-jones-interview http://relate4ever.com/chuckpike-interview-2014

Answering Skeptics: Graphic2

Posted: June 10, 2015

Answering Skeptics: Graphic1

Posted: June 10, 2015

BST 2015 Update

Posted: May 31, 2015

For a Biblical Study Tour update. listen to the short audio (just 5 minutes) by Douglas Jacoby. Recorded 31 May 2015.

Is the KJV (King James Version) the true Bible?

Posted: May 25, 2015

The King James Version, translated 1611, has been a cherished and favorite of millions of Bible readers. Some claim that the KJV alone is “authorized” — that this version is… Read More

Elizabeth Laing Thompson website / parenting blog

Posted: March 13, 2015

My writer friend Elizabeth Laing Thompson has launched a new author site, including a parenting blog for Christian families. It’s a helpful, honest, and humorous resource for parents who are… Read More

NTI class 2 — 21 passages, 45 terms, 40 Greek and Aramaic words

Posted: February 15, 2015

This podcast (and the notes) are for AIM students. The material is for NTI. To listen to the podcast, click on the play arrow. The total length is 55 minutes…. Read More

Rethinking Hell Conference

Posted: February 2, 2015

The details for a conference taking place in Pasadena, CA in June, 2015 http://www.rethinkinghellconference.com/

2015 BST: Berlin, Wittenberg, Zurich, Geneva

Posted: January 26, 2015

2015 Biblical Study Tour: Finding God when the church is adrift             Zurich, Switzerland BST, 24-31 October 2015 UPDATE Click to listen to a brief update… Read More

Gospel discrepancies (radio program w/Mike Licona)

Posted: November 10, 2014

Here’s a link to a fast-paced 40-minute interview — Steve Noble interviewing my friend Mike Licona — on gospel differences. Mike is an expert on the character of ancient biography. Ancient… Read More

Anyone want to help with the Book fund?

Posted: August 18, 2014

SPECIAL TEACHING MATERIALS SUPPORT Wherever I go I bring teaching materials. In less affluent nations, I sell them below cost or give them away. Making a donation towards the Third… Read More

Just War debate

Posted: May 8, 2014

Think biblically about how we are to relate to our enemies. Who has the stronger position: those who advocate “just war” or those who teach that Christians are forbidden to… Read More

Child Witches

Posted: April 16, 2014

CHILD ‘WITCHES’ MURDERED IN NIGERIA — Since 1999, reports Tihomir Kukolja, thousands of innocent children in Nigeria have been falsely branded as witches and killed by superstitious relatives. Much of Nigerian… Read More

Jesus Christ: Prince of Peace or God of War? – Douglas Jacoby

Posted: February 25, 2014

To watch video, click on link: http://vimeo.com/81639585   Jesus Christ: Prince of Peace or God of War? Douglas Jacoby, 2013 Harvard University  Observations 1.    O.T. Church-state. Although priesthood and monarchy were separate,… Read More

Q&A 1354 – “Apostolos” in 1 Corinthians

Posted: December 21, 2013

I am trying to study the meaning of apostolos in 1 Corinthians, and in some sense, it seems to mean an official ambassador sent out on a mission from a… Read More

Q&A 1353 – Nations More Powerful Than God?

Posted: December 12, 2013

Zechariah 1:15 and Isaiah 47:6 confuse me. How did nations go far beyond what God intended? In the Book of Job, God put a limit on what Satan could do… Read More

What Does the Bible Say about Tithing?

Posted: August 23, 2013

What Does the Bible Say about Tithing? Introduction “Tithe” means 10%. It is not a synonym for “contribution.” Most Christians give away nowhere near 10% of their income. It is… Read More

Test Audio

Posted: August 12, 2013

Test Event

Posted: August 11, 2013

Title: Test EventLocation: Athens Church of ChristDescription: Test descriptionDate: 2013-08-09


Posted: July 31, 2013

For all attending the Early Church History seminar with David Bercot, a little advance reading will help you to get the most out of the weekend. Most of us will have read… Read More

Engagements 2007-2024

Posted: July 31, 2013

2024 (events in-person [not online] unless noted) Reykjavik, Iceland — Where Is God in this Crazy World? European School of Missions (Paris, by Zoom)—World Religions (4 sessions in Q1) San… Read More

THEME for International Teachers’ Seminar, Patmos & Ephesus

Posted: July 31, 2013

THEME FOR 13th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL TEACHERS’ SEMINAR PATMOS & EPHESUS, 8-9 NOVEMBER 2007 Having solicited ideas from many teachers worldwide, it seems the best theme for our 2007 rendezvous will… Read More

2006 International Teachers’ Seminar feedback

Posted: July 31, 2013

Responses to the 12th Annual International Teachers’ Conference (November 2006, Washington DC) “The conference was a very encouraging and fulfilling time! In the spirit of Psalm 18:25, I was very… Read More

Listen to DJ on the Debbie Chavez show (recorded 28 May 2013). Topic: Heaven & Hell.

Posted: May 28, 2013

Listen to DJ on the Debbie Chavez show (recorded 28 May 2013). Topic: Heaven & Hell.

Latin American Teaching Ministry Report

Posted: February 11, 2013

The video (just a few minutes long) is an inspiring update on the teaching ministry in Latin America. My colleague in Mexico is Arturo Elizarraras. We have been connected since… Read More


Posted: September 6, 2012

BIBLICAL STUDY TOUR (and International Teachers’ Seminar) 19-26 October, 2013 (The 2014 tour location is being considered: Rome/Pompeii, Israel, and Switzerland are probably the front runners.) The annual Biblical Study Tour… Read More


Posted: May 20, 2011

The May/June 2016 BAS group is comprised of the Asia Minor Research Center, Bethel University, the Biblical Archaeology Society, Calvin Theological Seminary, Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy, Greensboro College, Huntington University,… Read More

Thank You

Posted: May 15, 2010

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If All Of The Sudden You Can No Longer Log In

Posted: August 13, 2009

If All Of The Sudden You Can No Longer Log In Check your email for messages from PayPal indicating that your credit card needs to be updated. Go to you… Read More

Report: 12th International Teachers’ Seminar, Washington DC

Posted: November 30, 2006

Responses to the 12th Annual International Teachers’ Conference (November 2006, Washington DC) have been very positive: “The conference was a very encouraging and fulfilling time! In the spirit of Psalm… Read More

A response to LaGard Smith’s Who Is My Brother?, by John Lang

Posted: October 17, 2006

A response to LaGard Smith’s Who Is My Brother?, by John Lang Read the article by downloading the pdf below. Available Downloads: Article (.pdf – 503k)

2006 Biblical Manuscripts Weekend – July 14-15

Posted: July 13, 2006

How much do you know about how the Bible came together, or how it was copied? Are you confident that you can refute the arguments of skeptics who treat the… Read More

Who Is My Brother? (2006 Teachers’ Seminar)

Posted: July 5, 2006

‘WHO IS MY BROTHER?’ 12th Annual International Teachers’ Seminar ‘ November 16-19, Jurys Hotel, Washington, DC Previous locations: London, Jerusalem, Paris, Berlin, Athens, Chicago, Rome WHO IS MY BROTHER? This… Read More

Ancient Athens: Gossip and Gospel

Posted: November 10, 2005

November 2nd, 2005– Opening lesson for the 11th Annual International Teachers’ Seminar. To read the whole article download the word document or pdf below. Available Download: Article (.doc – 45k)

2005 International Teachers’ Seminar Program

Posted: November 2, 2005

This is an update on the upcoming 11th annual International Teachers’ Seminar. The plan has now been finalized by Gordon Ferguson, Andy Fleming, and myself. We are very excited about… Read More

Russia & Ukraine report

Posted: October 26, 2005

Report on October 2005 visit to Moscow, Kiev, Dnepropetrovs’k, and Chernobyl.


Posted: October 5, 2005

Church leaders from 16 congregations converged on Manila September 21-24, 2005, for the much anticipated AIM-Philippines launch. Douglas Jacoby led nearly forty eager students, some having traveled four hundred miles… Read More

AIM Session VII Report: Chuck Lucas Speaks

Posted: September 5, 2005

22-27 August 2005 we conducted AIM Session VII, with units on Church History (10 hours), World Religions (10 hours), and Campus Ministry (5 hours). Students converged from Georgia, California, Colorado,… Read More

2005 ITS and BST : Athens, Greece

Posted: June 7, 2005

ATHENS 2005 — ITS & BST PROGRAMS If you’re contemplating coming to Athens for the 11th annual International Teachers’ Seminar (2-4 November) and/or the Athens & Corinth Biblical Study Tour… Read More

Rogue Valley Church of Christ Begins (Southern Oregon)

Posted: June 4, 2005

“Do not despise these small beginnings, for the LORD rejoices to see the work begin.” ‘ Zechariah 4:10 The Rogue Valley Church of Christ took off on May 1st for… Read More

Dallas report, 15 May 2005

Posted: May 29, 2005

Submitted by DFW Church of Christ On a recent visit May 14-15, 2005, Douglas Jacoby inspired the Dallas disciples to cast off old ways of thinking and challenged them to… Read More

Acts 2:38 and Understanding Purpose

Posted: May 20, 2005

Click to read this article by Douglas. Acts 238 and Understanding Purpose

Israeli-Palestinian Speaking Tour, by Aziz Sarah

Posted: May 17, 2005

US Tour by Aziz Abu Sarah It’s been two weeks since I have got back from the USA trip. I traveled around the East Cost. I was invited by different… Read More

Douglas Jacoby’s Teaching Weekend in Jamaica, by Camille Taylor

Posted: May 4, 2005

by Camille Taylor, member of the Kingston Church of Christ The members of the Kingston Church of Christ were treated to faith-building lessons and presentations conducted by Douglas Jacoby during… Read More

Report: Minneapolis/St Paul, by David Barnes

Posted: February 14, 2005

The Minneapolis/St.Paul Church of Christ enjoyed a weekend filled with inspirational teaching from Dr. Douglas Jacoby. The weekend saw extra encouragement as the brothers and sisters from Madison, WI joined… Read More

Report: Manila, Philippines, by Rolan Monje

Posted: February 1, 2005

January 2005 Douglas Jacoby’s visit to Manila was a breath of fresh air, a great start for the New Year. After his teaching time in Hong Kong, Doug flew a… Read More

Report: Accra, Ghana, by Ope Babalola

Posted: January 31, 2005

Dr. Douglas Jacoby was in Accra, Ghana, from January 5th – January 10th [2004] to conduct a teaching workshop. This was his first trip to West Africa. The sessions were… Read More

2005 Biblical Study Tour: Athens

Posted: December 23, 2004

Through the years, the BIBLICAL STUDY TOUR has focused on a number of remarkable cities: London, Jerusalem, Paris, Berlin, Athens, Chicago, Rome. In 2004 over 150 persons converged on Rome–the… Read More

Rome 2004 report

Posted: November 15, 2004

10th Annual International Teacher’s Seminar & Inaugural Biblical Study Tour ROME, ITALY – Report by Steve Staten November 2004 Rome is called both the eternal city and the city of… Read More

Chicago International Leadership Conference Report (revised for accuracy)

Posted: October 1, 2004

2004 INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE Douglas Jacoby (Athens, Georgia) I’ve just returned from the 2004 International Leadership Conference in Chicago. Since the decentralization of the International Churches of Christ in 2002,… Read More

2004 South East Family Bible Conference

Posted: July 22, 2004

Like so many recent conferences taking place around the world, the Orlando get-together was superb for several reasons. First, those who attended truly wanted to be there. I was present… Read More

Abilene Christian Lectureship Report

Posted: March 2, 2004

A Conversation Between the Churches of Christ and the International Churches of Christ Note: Although I was not present at the Abilene lectureship, I believe a good few of my… Read More

Baltic Conference Report

Posted: March 1, 2004

February 13th-16th I was in Stockholm, the snowy city where our family lived 1989-1992. As always, the return visit was a joyous reunion, and it was heartening to see so… Read More

Middle East Conference Report

Posted: March 1, 2004

On Wednesday 18th February 2004, I met Middle East leaders from a dozen nations in a conference headed up by Andy Fleming. Though Arabic was language of choice, I spoke… Read More

Tokyo Teaching Weekend, 2004

Posted: January 16, 2004

Douglas Jacoby just returned from a teaching tour in Tokyo, Japan. Here are some responses from Christians there who attended: * “Thank you for your great lessons and insights. I… Read More

I.T.S. 2003 REPORT

Posted: November 17, 2003

REPORT: Discerning the Times International Teachers’ Seminar Chicago, 7-11 November 2003 The International Teachers’ Seminar, since 1995, has been a fellowship/teaching time for persons around the world who are involved… Read More


Posted: November 6, 2003

REPORT FROM AN OUTSIDER Last weekend, 31 October-2 November, hundreds of Christians converged on Gainesville, Florida, for a very large family reunion. This was the 30th anniversary of the founding… Read More

2003 Euro Trip Update 1: London, Geneva, Zurich, Lyon

Posted: October 3, 2003

In September [2003] I was honored to make a tour of 4 European cities, initially at the invitation of the Geneva church. One reason I was eager to return to… Read More

2015 EPS, EPS Apol, and SBL

Posted: November 23, 2000

Some of the classes I attended in the three conferences (17-25 Nov 2015): The impact of the Christian Faith, Is Jesus the Only Way?, Marriage & Divorce, Homosexuality, Contraception, Family… Read More