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5 Signs Your Church Has Reached a Tipping Point

January 23, 2020

It’s not unusual nowadays to hear about congregations having to close their doors. We don’t like to talk about it but churches die. Jesus promised in Matthew 16:18 that his church would never die. In that passage, Jesus was speaking of the global church. This means that his church will always exist somewhere and we […]

Freedom in Christ

January 15, 2020

“But even Titus, who was with me, was not forced to be circumcised, though he was a Greek.” (Galatians 2:3) It would be easy for a modern reader to skip over a verse like this one. Circumcision is not a religious issue today. This seems to be a particular problem among 1st-century churches. Why should […]

Helpful Tips for Reading the Bible

January 9, 2020

The Bible is God’s revelation. This means that God reveals himself and his will in this written word that has been passed down to us. If we want to know God better, then we need to spend time in his word. People can find the Bible challenging. When reading Scripture, we sometimes encounter words, names, […]

Why Your Church is Dying

January 7, 2020

Refusing to adapt to your surroundings – We live in a rapidly changing society. A neighborhood can drastically change in as little as ten years. If a congregation was established fifty years ago, it is certain the area it serves is quite different from when it was established. This is inevitable and congregations must decide […]

A Hidden Life

December 9, 2019

Likely, you have never heard of Franz Jagerstatter. This unfamiliarity with the central character is where the newest film by Terrence Malick gets its name. It is taken from a quote by George Eliot. “..for the growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with […]

Thoughts on JESUS IS KING by Kanye West

October 28, 2019

Your response to Kanye West’s new album says more about you than it does about Kanye. It is not as surprising as people think that Kanye has made an explicitly Christian album. Hip hop probably includes more references to God, Jesus, and Christianity than any other modern genre of music. Kanye has rapped about his […]

Choose Wisely

October 22, 2019

The Story of God

October 10, 2019

As Christians, we must have a working knowledge of the story of God. It is essential to questions of identity. We must know who we are and where we fit in the story. It is equally important that we be able to explain why the world is the way it is and what God is […]

How to Transform a Congregation

October 9, 2019

7 Keys to Successful Church Meetings

September 30, 2019