A significant new book by this year’s Moderator of the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches (FGBC) on interpreting the Bible “as it reads” has just been released by BMH Books of Winona Lake, Indiana.
Childlike Faith, subtitled “Hearing God in Your Bible,” is authored by Dr. Keith Shearer, senior pastor of New Beginnings Grace Brethren Church of Myerstown, Pennsylvania, and Moderator of the FGBC for the 2005-2006 conference year.
The 128-page paperback is being used as background preparation for all five Focus Retreats throughout the Fellowship this year. Fellowship Coordinator Tom Avey has built into the retreat registrations a copy for each Focus Retreat participant.
The theme for Shearer’s year as moderator is “Hearts on Fire: Igniting Biblical Fervor.” In the book’s introduction he says, “It is possible to believe that the Bible is the Word of God