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Compass Check: Fall 2021

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In This Issue

  • by Tim Pebworth
The Bible has much to say about mental health.So here are five principles of mental health to stimulate discussion, reflection, prayer and meditation.
  • by Compass Check Editor
Before they were called Christians, early followers of Jesus Christ were known as those of “the Way” (Acts 9:2; 11:26; 19:9,23; 22:4). Interestingly enough, when we speak of things we have learned from our life’s experience, we often say “I learned it along the way.” In this new series, we hope to offer some insight learned by members of “the Way” to help you handle life’s questions, challenges...
  • by Mario Seiglie
Although the origin of COVID-19 is still being determined, there have been quite a few other deadly outbreaks over the past several decades traced back to eating biblically unclean animals. In light of this, we should consider the Bible’s dietary laws. Did Jesus do away with these, as many suggest? What is the relevance of these laws today?
  • by Dan Preston
The Feast of Tabernacles is first and foremost a Festival of God and a Festival that has a purpose. That purpose is to remind us of a future time coming to this earth. Jesus Christ is returning to this planet to usher in an existence unlike anything we’ve ever seen.
  • by Dan Preston
You’ve probably heard a lot of people talk about baptism. Perhaps you’ve begun to think about it yourself. Maybe you even understand what it means and how it’s done. Still you wonder, How do I start the process? This article is written to help take some unknowns out of baptism—especially baptism counseling.
  • by Mitchell Moss
Jacob Mammen has served at a ton of camps over the years—you might’ve met him! We’re kicking off this series with a profile of him because he’s well-known in the camp circles, and because he was the first person to respond to our emails (kidding . . . sort of). Read on to find out why he left a job he loved, what he likes about his career and what he’s working toward next.