2303, 2024

New Look & Lessons Available

March 23rd, 2024|

Fellow Bible Students, We've simplified the website Home page. Tell us what you think. Check out newly website-posted lessons. There are more coming so check the website page often (

707, 2023

The Sound of Freedom

July 7th, 2023|

To all our faithful subscribers and fellow soldiers, I highly recommend that each of you go to see the Jim Caviezel movie, "The Sound of Freedom". As many of you know, I have tried to alert believers to pray for [...]

2312, 2022

Christmas Greetings

December 23rd, 2022|

Greetings in the matchless grace of God! "For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age, looking [...]

2308, 2022

New Video Playlists for these End Times

August 23rd, 2022|

The following video playlists are posted and available to view in sequence. The purpose of them is to edify current saints before the soon-coming of our Lord and Tribulation saints afterwards, to give The Gospel clearly, and to rightly divide God's Word in these end times.

906, 2022

Recent Lessons Available

June 9th, 2022|

Time is short. Consider sharing, with an unbelieving friend, one of the following short evangelistic videos from the Gospel of John.

1304, 2022

Website Demos for PCs and Phones

April 13th, 2022|

Hello Web Users, Here are two demos to how you the basics of using our website. PC Website Demo with narration While we don't have an app for phones, the website is mobile friendly and this iPhone demo shows how [...]

2312, 2021

The Romance of Redemption

December 23rd, 2021|

The Romance of RedemptionLuke 1:26–38 “And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bring forth a Son,and shall call His name Jesus. He will be great, and will be calledthe Son of the Highest; and the Lord God will [...]

2411, 2021

Incense on the Altar

November 24th, 2021|

Dear Friends, "It is good to give thanks to the Lord,And to sing praises to Thy name, O Most High; To declare Thy lovingkindness in the morning,And Thy faithfulness by night,With the ten-stringed lute, and with the harp;With resounding music upon the lyre.For [...]

3001, 2021

New BTBM Podcasts are available

January 30th, 2021|

Search for "Basic Training Bible Ministries" in your podcast software. Fellow Bible Students, You may not know this, but you can listen to old and new Basic Training Bible Ministries audio lessons as podcasts on your mobile device or PC. [...]

1912, 2020

2020 Christmas Greeting

December 19th, 2020|

>>>>Click here for a printable version of this letter<<<< Christ-mas GreetingDecember 2020 “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you this day [...]

311, 2020

Election Day Psalm

November 3rd, 2020|

Rise up, O Mighty Warrior! Go in Splendor and might before Your holy ones. Let Your shield and sharp two-edged sword be our defense and security. Let Your battle-cry echo across the plains and through the mountains. Stir your army [...]

2606, 2020

A Saint Goes Home

June 26th, 2020|

Greetings Prayer Warriors, I would like to inform you of the heavenly promotion last month of our dear fellow-soldier Claudia Dideum, who played a valued role in our publication department. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. [...]

2104, 2020

Stand firm in these perilous times (updated)

April 21st, 2020|

In the interest of keeping you informed, both for your life-decisions and for effective, specific prayer, I would encourage you to consider the following posts (updated link included): The YouTube video, “Out of the Shadows - The Great Awakening” had [...]

2512, 2019

Christmas Blessings 2019

December 25th, 2019|

“For there is born unto you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:11 Born unto you The greatest event in human history was the coming of the Creator of all things [...]

812, 2019

Thanks be to God

December 8th, 2019|

Greetings to all of our friends and fellow-soldiers, “Now thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and through us diffuses the fragrance of His knowledge in every place.” – 2Cor.2:14 Paul reminds us that every [...]

104, 2019

Update on The Basic Book Revised Edition Printing

April 1st, 2019|

The Basic Training Bible Ministries staff would like to thank you for your orders and interest in the 2019 revised version Basics Book. We have not not only updated the book, but also changed printing companies. Unfortunately, we've learned that [...]

2412, 2018

Christmas Greetings, December 2018

December 24th, 2018|

Christmas Greetings, December 2018 “And you, O tower of the flock, the stronghold of the daughter of Zion, to you shall it come, even the former dominion shall come, the kingdom of the daughter of Jerusalem … But you, Bethlehem [...]

1512, 2017

As 2017 comes to a close …

December 15th, 2017|

As 2017 comes to a close … “This I recall to my mind, therefore I have hope; The LORD’S lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, for His compassions never fail, They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness. The LORD is [...]

2011, 2017

Thanksgiving 2017

November 20th, 2017|

“Oh, give thanks to the LORD, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever. Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom He has redeemed from the hand of the enemy … Oh, that men would give thanks [...]

507, 2017

The Commonplace Christmas

July 5th, 2017|

 Christmas: God Celebrates the Miracle of the Commonplace   “Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. And behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them, and [...]

2006, 2017

Prayer Request

June 20th, 2017|

Greetings in the matchless grace of God,To all our friends, supporters, and fellow-soldiers. Just this afternoon I received a call from my long-time friend Nick Bacon. Many of you have heard of Nick and know that he is a Congressional [...]

604, 2017

Spiraling into Apocalypse

April 6th, 2017|

Spiraling into Apocalypse  "And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars, see that you are not Troubled; for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. For nation will rise against nation, and [...]

604, 2017

Let Freedom Ring

April 6th, 2017|

Let Freedom Ring4 July, 2008   “Jesus therefore was saying to those Jews who had believed in Him, ‘If you abide in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine; and you shall know the truth, and the truth [...]

2703, 2017

Memorial Day

March 27th, 2017|

Memorial DayLet’s all keep in mind as we enjoy the peace and freedom of this Memorial Day weekend that our service men and women are far from home and in harms way. We urge each of you to remember them [...]

1903, 2017

Military Prayer Update

March 19th, 2017|

Military Prayer Update  On April 1, his 23rd birthday, our son Cody entered Marine Recon School. The day before had been devoted to entrance activities, including a PFT (personal fitness test). Of the entering group, four were dropped at this [...]

1303, 2017

Australia Prayer Update

March 13th, 2017|

Australia Prayer UpdateMarch 2008   “Let the heavens, the earth, the waters with all their creatures and all those here present witness that I, Captain Pedro Fernandez de Quiros…in the Name of Jesus Christ…hoist this emblem of the Holy Cross [...]

109, 2016

The Power of His Resurrection

September 1st, 2016|

"But what things were gain to me, these I have counted loss for Christ....that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection" - Phi.3:8&10   On this resurrection weekend, I will be teaching in Lighthouse Point, Florida. Our [...]

2407, 2016

Throw away the cane!

July 24th, 2016|

Dear Friends, Gene is out of surgery and the news is good! Thanks so much for praying! Just a little while ago they brought him back to our room from surgery and the post op recovery room. When they brought [...]

104, 2016

Passover 2016 Message

April 1st, 2016|

Passover 2016April 22–30, 2016   “Why do you seek the living among the dead? He is not here, but is risen!” Luk 24:5b–6a   On Friday evening, April 22, the Jewish Passover begins. The Feast of Unleavened Bread will run [...]

1511, 2015

A Prayer for Your Thanksgiving

November 15th, 2015|

“Offer to God thanksgiving, and pay your vows to the Most High. Call upon Me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.” Psa 50:14–15   As we gather with family and friends during [...]

108, 2014

Urgent Call to Prayer and Action!

August 1st, 2014|

Urgent Call to Prayer and ActionTo all fellow believers, We are watching dangerous events developing around the world, while our political elites golf, fund-raise, and attend lavish dinners.   Our so-called leaders will not lift a finger to support people [...]

101, 2014

Honoring the Body of Christ

January 1st, 2014|

A Homosexual Jesus film?   Recently, a reader and listener sent an urgent report, warning of a soon-to-be-released film depicting Jesus as a homosexual. As always, I try to check things out before making any comment. Here is what I [...]

2511, 2013

Thanksgiving and Hanukkah 2013

November 25th, 2013|

Coincidence or Providence?  A Strange Convergence   This Thursday, November 28, 2013, Americans will celebrate our traditional Thanksgiving holiday. In a strange historical alignment, this day also begins the eight-day Jewish festival known as Hanukkah. Generally, Hanukkah falls closer to [...]

1508, 2013

Are You Content with Your Lot?

August 15th, 2013|

Are You Content with Your Lot?“O Lord, You are the portion of my inheritance and my cup; You maintain my lot. The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places; Yes, I have a good inheritance.” Psa 16:5–6   David [...]

2502, 2013

Signs in the Heavens

February 25th, 2013|

Looking Ahead and Looking Up in 2014  “Then the Pharisees and Sadducees came, and testing Him asked that He would show them a sign from heaven.” Mat 16:1    Willful Spiritual Blindness     This incident occurred following the feeding [...]

2012, 2012

Immanuel – Christmas 2012

December 20th, 2012|

Immanuel  “Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel,” which is translated, “God with us.” Mat 1:23   The Age-Old Question   In light of the recent savage and demonic [...]

111, 2012

Thanksgiving USA – 2012

November 1st, 2012|

I can think of no greater Thanksgiving message, nor a greater warning to the USA on this day: Without radical repentance and correction on the part of God’s people, the Church, we may have to learn to be thankful for [...]

407, 2012

The National Anthem

July 4th, 2012|

Greetings, Fellow Believers,  I found the following article, which I want to pass on as a post 4th of July question. I pray that each of us, and by God's grace, our whole nation, might spend the time to seriously ponder, [...]

101, 2012

New Years Greeting 2012

January 1st, 2012|

New Year’s Greetings  “But the end of all things is at hand; therefore be serious and watchful in your prayers. And above all things have fervent love for one another, for ‘love will cover a multitude of sins.’ Be hospitable [...]

1512, 2011

Christmas Greetings 2011

December 15th, 2011|

Christmas Blessings 2011 “Behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, Who is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:10-11   [...]

1511, 2011

Thanksgiving 2011

November 15th, 2011|

"Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.Do not quench the Spirit. Do not despise prophecies [prophetic utterances, i.e., divine revelation]." 1Th 5:16–20   "O foolish ones, [...]

112, 2010

Christmas 2010

December 1st, 2010|

The True Spirit of Christmas   “For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.” Luk 2:11    “For God so loved the world that He gave His only [...]

111, 2010

Thanksgiving 2010

November 1st, 2010|

 “Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift...”“Pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” 2Co 9:15; 1Th 5:17–18 Jesus Christ is the gift of a loving heavenly Father [...]

3105, 2010

Let Them Know You Are With Them

May 31st, 2010|

 Let Them Know You Are With Them  “Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints and for me, that utterance may be given to [...]

3004, 2010

The Eighth Sign of Jesus

April 30th, 2010|

 “Now when He was in Jerusalem at the Passover, during the feast, many believed in His name when they saw the signs which He did.”  Joh 2:23   The Gospel of John is a unique record of the Person and [...]

1504, 2010

Ministry Report, April 2010

April 15th, 2010|

Basic Training Bible Ministry Report 2 April, 2010   Weekend Bible Conferences   The weekend conferences held in Florida and Virginia are now history.  We enjoyed them a great deal, seeing old friends and meeting quite a few new students [...]

112, 2009

Thanksgiving for Christmas

December 1st, 2009|

 Thanksgiving for ChristmasGiving the Greatest Gift   “Then the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things that they had heard and seen, as it was told them…And [Anna] coming in that instant she gave thanks to the [...]

107, 2009

Back From the Mountains

July 1st, 2009|

 Back From the Mountains  Our Sierra Trek Gavin and I have been back from the Sierras for over a week now. We planned the trip as a “coming of age” before Gavin’s 21st birthday, and it was a great time [...]

104, 2009

Victorious Celebration

April 1st, 2009|

Victorious Celebration  “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead…” 1Pe.1:3   Our Living [...]

112, 2008

The Miracle of Immanuel

December 1st, 2008|

The Miracle of Immanuel  “ ‘And she will bring forth a Son, and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.’ ” Mat 1:21   The message of the angel to Joseph explained [...]

1511, 2008

Israel Tour 2008

November 15th, 2008|

Israel Tour Nov 22-Dec 1, 2008  The Israel tour is now history, and what a tour it was. We experienced a great “pilgrimage” through the land of the Bible. How blessed we were to share it with so many friends and [...]

3010, 2008

Who is your Commander-in-Chief?

October 30th, 2008|

Who is your Commander-in-Chief? "You therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus... No one engaged in warfare entangles himself with the affairs of this life, that he may please him who enlisted him as [...]

1501, 2008

A Call to the Unseen Army

January 15th, 2008|

A Call to the Unseen Army26 Sept. 08   “If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and [...]

1512, 2007

The Mind of Christ

December 15th, 2007|

Christmas Greetings from Basic TrainingDecember 2007   “Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus, Who, being in the form of God, did not consider it robbery to be equal with God, but made Himself of [...]

112, 2007

Peace on Earth … When?

December 1st, 2007|

Peace on Earth ... When?The Silence of the Stable, Under the Shadow of the Cross   “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward men!” Luk 2:14   “Do not think that I came to bring peace [...]

109, 2007

Missions Conference

September 1st, 2007|

Missions ConferenceWestside Bible Church, Glendale, Az October 5-7,  2007   I would like to recruit as many as possible to be in prayer for our upcoming missions conference.  I truly believe, as Oswald Chambers stated, “Prayer is not preparation for [...]

108, 2007

The Story of Mr. Eternity

August 1st, 2007|

The Story of Mr. EternityThere is nothing so effective in teaching valuable lessons of life like a good and true story. Many of Jesus’ greatest lessons began with the words, “A certain man (or king, or householder)”, which indicated that [...]

107, 2007

Thoughts on Independence

July 1st, 2007|

Thoughts on Independence  “Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free,  and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage.” (Gal 5:1)   As we celebrate Independence Day it is good for us [...]

110, 2006


October 1st, 2006|

Forgiveness: A Living Object Lesson  “And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors….For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your [...]

1507, 2006

July Newsletter

July 15th, 2006|

Prayer ChallengeBefore leaving Australia, we had been studying the prayers in the New Testament. We found that in almost every epistle, Paul actually includes prayer excerpts built around the doctrines he is expounding. Take Ephesians as an example. In the [...]

3005, 2006

BTBM April/May 2006 Newsletter

May 30th, 2006|

BTBM Newsletter April-May 2006 Keep Yourselves in the Love of God “But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our [...]

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