Before we dive in, I’d like to start the same way Sarah Bessey started in her book, “Jesus Feminist”, by relaxing our fists and resting in…
Tips for Developing Church Leadership
Starting a new church, but short on leaders? A few years ago, we interviewed a number of Greater Boston’s church planters to ask how they were developing new leaders for their churches. Here are some of their tips for raising new leaders.
Fox River Christian Church
Pastor Guy kicks off a new series called “What about Heaven?” by taking some of the questions from the Fox River congregation. He starts by teaching about biblical references to heaven, and what God promises for us.
Christianity in Boston 2030: What's The Church's Vision?
The City of Boston has released “Imagine Boston 2030,” a comprehensive vision to prepare for an expected population surge by the city’s 400th anniversary in 2030. Can the church articulate a similar vision for what the Kingdom of God could look like in Boston 13 years from now?
Why Does Christ Church Exist?
Acts 2:41-47 As we round the corner into a new year, we take inventory of the purpose and identity of the Church, and consider the various roles that our congregation must play in serving each other and the world.
Fathers House 03 19 2017
Youth Pastor Chris Toms preaches on fear. The good fears, like the fear of the Lord and fear of unnecessary dangers, and a number of bad fears that hold us b...
What to do when your church changes
These days in my retirement ministry, most of the churches where I’m invited to preach have these things in common… –Almost no man wears a necktie or suit. –On the platform you find all kinds of musical instruments. –Huge screens are mounted on the front walls, where the words of songs and scripture are projected. –Many people in the congregation read Scripture from their phones. –Worship leaders are often wearing jeans and sneakers. –In the announcements, you hear of mission trips to foreign countries, regardless of the size of the church. –Fewer and fewer hymns are being sung, and when the old ones are brought out, they’re given new treatments. Mostly, though, what’s being sung in worship was written in the past 10 or 12 years. –Churches announce on their outside signs “blended”…
Why I’m Grateful for the Local Church
I love my church where I serve, but I’m also very grateful for the local church in general. In all its beauty and flaws, I can’t imagine culture surviving without it.
Living Word Fellowship
Living Word Fellowship, Loveland. 687 likes · 8 talking about this · 652 were here. LWF is a non-denominational church located in Loveland Ohio. Established in 1984, it has been affiliated with Faith...
How I Almost Lost the Bible
Had it not been for the first editor of CT, I likely would have gone the way of liberal scholar Bart Ehrman.