Unlocking the Bible

Unlocking the Bible

Colin Smith

You Are Free: Even Though You Still Struggle, Part 2

November 23, 2020

Not making much progress in your battle against sin? Your progress depends entirely on the position from which you fight. Pastor Colin helps us understand what our position is in Christ.

Hidden Christmas

Hidden Christmas

In his book Timothy Keller takes readers on an illuminating journey into the surprising background of the nativity. By understanding the message of hope and salvation within the Bible’s account of Jesus’ birth, readers will experience the redeeming power of God’s grace in a deeper and more meaningful way. For your gift of any amount, you can receive the book, Hidden Christmas by Tim Keller.

About Unlocking the Bible

At Unlocking the Bible, our mission is to multiply believers who are rooted in the word of God, growing in love for Christ and bearing fruit, around the world. Our goal is to accomplish this as we:  


• Proclaim Christ through Media


• Mobilize Believers in Evangelism


• Equip Leaders for the Church


About Colin Smith

Colin Smith is senior pastor of The Orchard Evangelical Free Church, a thriving, multi-campus church located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, and president of Unlocking the Bible.


Born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland, he trained at the London School of Theology where he earned the degrees of Bachelor of Theology and Master of Philosophy. Before coming to the States in 1996, Colin served as senior pastor of the Enfield Evangelical Free Church in London.


He is the author of several books including Momentum: Pursuing God’s Blessings through the Beatitudes; Heaven, How I Got Here: The Story of the Thief on the Cross; Jonah: Navigating a God-Centered Life; The One Year Unlocking the Bible Devotional; 10 Keys for Unlocking the Bible; The 10 Greatest Struggles of Your Life; as well as others. His preaching ministry is shared around the world through Unlocking the Bible.


Colin and his wife Karen reside in Arlington Heights, Ill., and have two married sons and five granddaughters.