Ministry Resources

Dr. Bob Caldwell

Theologian in residence at Network211.

Articles by: Dr. Bob Caldwell

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Why Do the Righteous Suffer?

The book of Job asks the age-old question: Why do the righteous suffer? This book is sometimes mis-interpreted…

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Who Changes in Prayer?

Pray then like this: ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be…

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Count the Cost

“If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children…

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How the Bible Came to Be

The Bible is a collection of books written by different people over a very long time. This article…

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Turning from Sin

From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” (Matthew 4:17…

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Freedom to Sin or Freedom from Sin?

Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as…

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The Poison of Bitterness

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with…

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Forgiving as We Have Been Forgiven

Then Peter came up and said to him, “Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and…

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Receive the Holy Spirit

Paul passed through the inland country and came to Ephesus. There he found some disciples. And he said…

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Discard the Old Life

Also many of those who were now believers came, confessing and divulging their practices. And a number of…

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Final Things

We look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come. An earlier…

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Baptism

We acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins. The Gospel of Mark opens with Jesus being baptized…

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One Church

We believe in one holy catholic and apostolic Church. The Church is such an important concept that it…

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God’s Revelation

He has spoken through the Prophets. The first thing to notice here is that God is not distant…

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The Holy Spirit

We believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father [and…

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Jesus Will Return

He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his kingdom will have…

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Jesus as Victor

On the third day He rose again in accordance with the Scriptures; He ascended into heaven and is…

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Salvation

For us men and for our salvation He came down from heaven:… For our sake He was crucified…

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What is the Son of God?

We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God…

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Jesus is the Son of God

We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only Son of God… For us men and for our…

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The Trinity

We believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty… We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ… We believe…

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One God

We believe in one God. The Nicene Creed declares that we believe in one, and only one, God.…

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We Believe

We believe… The Nicene Creed begins, not with a statement of facts that can be proved, but a…

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Growing from Christmas

As mentioned in our Thanksgiving article, holidays often change in meaning and purpose. This is also true of…

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Five Steps to Give Thanks

On the fourth Thursday of November, most people in the United States celebrate a holiday called “Thanksgiving.” It…

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The Old Testament

As we saw in the last article, there are two main parts of the Bible, commonly called the…

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The New Testament

Following the Old Testament (OT) in our Bibles is the New Testament (NT). This article describes its contents…

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How the Bible Came to Be

The Bible is a collection of books written by different people over a very long time. This article…

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Contents of The Bible

The Bible is the sacred book of Christianity. It tells of the working of God throughout human history…

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Feeding Your Spirit

“Man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by every word that comes from the mouth…

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Why Do the Righteous Suffer?

The book of Job asks the age-old question: Why do the righteous suffer? This book is sometimes misinterpreted…

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What Should I Believe?

All Christians subscribe to the Bible as their rule for what to believe. However, the Bible is a…

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