Use The Baptist Catechism as a Daily Devotional

A systematic study of core theological truths enhances your Christian life, builds your faith, and serves to glorify God and enjoy Him forever. The Baptist Catechism, produced by Reformed Baptists of the late 17th century, provides a helpful guide to key doctrines and practical applications that every Christian should master. The document’s 118 questions and […]

The Curse of the Black Spot

For a pirate, receiving the dreaded “black spot” spells certain doom. The death notice mark appears in pirate lore from Robert Louis Stevenson’s 1883 novel “Treasure Island” to Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean,” as well as countless other pirate tales. When a pirate receives the black spot, its Davey Jones’ locker for him. In chapter […]

L. L. Langstroth on Preventing Birds from Eating Your Bees

In the chapter on Requisites, I have spoken of the ravages of the mouse, and have there described the way in which my hives are guarded against its intrusion. That some kinds of birds are fond of bees, every Apiarian knows, to his cost; still, I cannot advise that any should, on this account, be […]