Grace Family Journal

Cover: Getting Refocused

by Dennis Rokser As a pastor, I love the Church in general and Duluth Bible Church in particular. And why shouldn’t I? For the words of our Lord keep ringing in my ears, “And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates […]


Why Your Small Church Won’t Be Able To Find A Pastor

by Randy White For many small to medium-sized churches, it is already difficult to find a pastor. And, unfortunately, I see the time coming when it is almost impossible for biblically solid churches to find a pastor. I already know of a handful of small churches that are looking for a pastor, want a pastor, […]


Introducing The Grace Institute Of Biblical Studies

by Dennis Rokser Greetings in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! This article1 is designed to give you a brief introduction and explanation regarding the Grace Institute of Biblical Studies (otherwise referred to as GIBS). It had been the desire and prayer of the spiritual leadership of Duluth Bible Church for a […]


7 Reasons Why Every Believer Should Persevere

by Tom Stegall Must faith endure for salvation to be sure?1 I trust by now you are convinced from Scripture that the answer is an emphatic “No!” God’s Word is clear and consistent in its testimony that all who have trusted in Christ for salvation will be kept secure forever, not because of their imperfect […]


Good News – Lost Hunter Found!

by Nick Kerr It started as an average day of deer hunting. I parked my car at an old friend’s house. He and his son, Junior, joined the hunt that day. When that day ended I had to drive my four wheeler past Junior’s deer stand. He stopped me and said that he had shot […]


Is The Rapture In The Olivet Discourse? Pt. 1

by Dr. Andy Woods Did Jesus ever refer to the rapture? When this question is asked, the following passage usually comes to mind: Matthew 24:40-41. The purpose of this article is to show that although Christ did refer to the rapture elsewhere (John 14:1-4), he did not refer to the rapture in Matthew 24:40-41. He […]


Prayer And The Lord’s Hand

by E. J. Pace “Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know.” Jeremiah 33:3


The Story OF A Man Named Dot

Dr. Richard A. Seymour I first heard of Dot in the summer of 1969 when I was in northern Minnesota for a week of meetings. This is what I learned. When Dot was born, his mother had wanted a daughter so badly that she named him Dorothy, and from infancy she let his hair grow […]


God’s Sufficient Grace For A Frustrated Mom

by Doris Aldrich “And He said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.” (2 Corinthians 12:9) Daddy had been away at meetings for six weekends in a […]


The True Grace Of God Wherein We Stand (1 Peter 5:12)

by John Nelson Darby God is made known to us as the “God of all grace,” and the position in which we are set is that of “tasting that He is gracious.” How hard it is for us to believe this, that the Lord is gracious. The natural feeling of our hearts is, “I know […]