Why You Need to Stop Thinking Your Church is For Everyone
Church leaders do it all the time. Ask them who they’re trying to reach. Their answer? Everyone. It sounds appropriate. I get that. What else are you going to say? After all, the Gospel is for everyone. But that’s not the question. The question is who is your church designed to reach? Is your church…
3 Important Church Trends in the Next 10 Years
Christianity in the United States may look very different in 10 years.
What Would Happen if the Church Tithed?
The church of today is not great at at giving. This isn’t exactly news. But it is a statistical fact: - Tithers make up only 10-25 percent of a normal congregation. - Only 5 percent of the U.S. tithes, with 80 percent of Americans only giving 2 percent of their income. - Christians are only
‘Man is what he thinks about all day long’
A Christian Science perspective: Ideas on healing thoughts from God.
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.
What Does the Bible Say About Drinking Wine?
Read John 2:9. When is it permissible to have a drink?
‘What are Presbyterians, anyway?’
How Many Smaller Churches Can Keep Their Doors Open
By: Dennis BickersMany smaller churches face a troubling future. Unless these congregations are willing to make significant changes, their death is almost inevitable.
How to Love a Church You Don't Even Like
I’m very grateful for my family. Growing up without my dad in the home, the rest of us became deeply close. We were all we had. Just the four of us. We clung to one another for strength. We cried in one another’s arms and on each other’s pillows. We didn’t have much, but we learned to enjoy the simp
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