The secret to the Christian life is farming: we work out our faith and wait for God to bring the growth.
Before we can be unified as a Church, we must be satisfied with the gospel.
The future has parts that are both uncertain and certain. In the gospel, God's children can have joy in the future no matter what.
We as humans flourish when we embrace our limits as created beings and let our Great Creator and Father be Lord of everything.
Kids are gifts to parents and churches a like! Through them, God advances his kingdom in the world and in our hearts.
As Churches answers the question, "Who is in Charge?", scripture points to Jesus and his undershepherds.
If we are a church not for ourselves, then who are we for? We are for Jesus and the people he came to save. We lay down our rights for the sake of the gospel.
This isn't your Grandma's hospitality: Jesus died so that we could be welcomed into the family of God. How does this Gospel Hospitality play out in the church?
The Gospel brings unity because what we love unites us. That means that the Church more than any other group of people in the history of humanity can experience unity, especially between generations.
In order for any church to be healthy, she must have a biblical answer to the question who is in charge?
If church membership is the same voluntary joining that you'd find in any other club, then you're right, it's not in the bible. But if the Church is the holy nation of God's redeemed people, then membership in the local church isn't optional.
God is the only one who can take dead dry bones and make them live. As we kick off our series on Church Revitalization, we seek our great God to do what only he can do.
True, Spirit-filled Christians are called to be as different from the world as darkness is from light.
Jesus told us that if his followers are salty, then they'll get trampled. The stats seem to show that the church in the US is experiencing some trampling why is that?
We all want to be loved. Why then does Jesus say we are blessed when we are persecuted?