Ten Reasons Why Many Churches Aren’t Evangelistic (Update)
So what are most of our churches in North America communicating to the world with our self-centeredness and lack of evangelistic fervor? It’s simple...
The Church: What Is It? The Great Commission
Preacher: Gary Musser | Series: The Church: What Is It? Week three.
Pope meets top leaders of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis welcomed top officials of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Vatican the day before the officials …
A Tragic Death, a Family Rift—and a Chance to Learn the Truth After 55 Years
Young Danny Marcus’s death in 1964 ruptured his family. Decades later, a home DNA test gave them a chance to heal.
Why Aren’t You Doing That?
Although he was born Jewish, Matt Simon never really took to the Jewish faith. It was always something that was more important to others – like his grandparents. He attended temple twice a year for the high holidays and had his Bar Mitzvah at 13, but the Jewish faith was never a true part of his life Sometime later, Matt married a Catholic woman who had grown up with Catholicism her whole life, and so they decided to raise their two kids in the Catholic faith. He attended church with his wife and kids on the few occasions that they attended, but never really felt a part of the Catholic Church. When the kids were a little older he made a decision to convert to Catholicism as he felt that he wanted to…
What Does the Bible Say About Drinking Wine?
Read John 2:9. When is it permissible to have a drink?
No Longer Slaves
Starting January 6, we will be living in Paul's letter to the believers in Ephesus. I want to challenge us to live into the truth of the great song we often sing, No Longer Slaves. If Jesus is setting us free . . . we can tangibly see the ways in which we are different; no longer needing to be captive to opinions, fear, idols, and insecurity. For those that like to read and study ahead of time (also find the reading plan in our app):
Why Homosexuality Is Not Like Other Sins
Homosexuality is not the only sin prohibited in the Bible, but it is different from all the rest, at least right now. And we have really good news for homosexuals.
Why 734 Pastors Quit (and How Their Churches Could Have Kept Them)
LifeWay Research studies how churches can help pastors last longer.
Why Go to Church?
We live in a fast-paced digital age. News is distilled into soundbites. Thirty-second commercials leave us feeling that a two-minute video is long. We expect our internet service to be max speed. We grow impatient even as our microwave ovens quickly warm up our food. Electronic devices are all around us—we use them for work, play, learning, relaxation, communication, relationships and even worship. What is the impact of all of this on our church-going experience?