Seeing How God is Working at Trinity My wife, Marcia, and I are visiting Sunday School classes. We are following up on a wonderful suggestion to visit each Sunday School class twice. This experience is providing us a fantastic opportunity to see first-hand how God is working at Trinity Baptist Church in a variety of …
Summit Woods Baptist Church: Lee's Summit, MO > Mid-Service Comments
February 14, 2017 by Brett Harris Please find below Brett Harris' notes from the Mid-service comments this past Sunday. Evaluate your heart against Scripture in understanding Jesus' purpose in his first coming and how that impacts your view of our purpose in following him Acts 7 tells us of Stephen's stoning; the first martyr of the Christian faith. At the beginning of Acts 8, we see that a man named Saul is approving of the execution and that Saul himself was ravaging the church - he was doing whatever he could to stop the church. Later in Acts we read that Saul was heading to Damascus, still breathing threats and murder against believers. That's some pretty strong language. His anger and hatred of Christ and his church is strong and it motivates his…
Pastor Andrew Stoecklein Was Inside Church When He Attempted Suicide, Police Reveal
Megachurch Pastor Andrew Stoecklein was at work inside the Inland Hills Church his father founded in Chino, California, when he attempted to take his life last Friday, which ultimately led to his death a day later, local police have revealed.
3 Bad Reasons to Leave Your Church
Stop treating your local church like your high school girlfriend, and start treating it like the bride of Christ. You don’t leave the church when it doesn’t share the same musical interests, when it hurts your feelings, or when a newer, more popular one catches your eye. The people of God, the Church around the …
Why Pastors Often Leave Their Church in the Third Year
In may seem confusing, but most pastors leave their church in the third year and the average length of a pastorate is 3.6 years.
Seven Reasons Why We Should Not Accept Millions of Years
There is an intensifying controversy in the church all over the world regarding the age of the earth.
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.
Fairhaven Baptist Church
Bible Text: I Peter 3:10-12 | Preacher: Roger Voegtlin | Series: Transcribed Sermons Please turn in your Bibles to I Peter chapter 3, verses 10 through 12. I’m going to preach this morning simply on how to enjoy life. Everybody wants to enjoy life, but some don’t, and some do. I think we see a secret to this in I Peter 3 starting with verse 10. “For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile: Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek …
Why Attending Church No Longer Makes Sense
Wonder why more and more people have stopped attending church? Maybe the era of church attendance is ending. Here's why and what to do about it.