Sermon "Know Your Mission, Grow Your Mission" January 13, 2019
The Church: What Is It? The Great Commandment
Preacher: Gary Musser | Series: The Church: What Is It? Week two.
What God Requires of the Church: Sabbath Day Observance
In previous installments of this series, we’ve been considering “what God requires of the church.” Here’s the series so far, in case you missed any of it: 1. Individualism vs. Christ 2. The Ordinary Means of Grace 3. Participation 4. Evangelism and Missions In this post, we’ll examine what the Bible teaches us about the time of public worship. …
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 We Need an Entrepreneurial Church
Chris Lowney on the church’s current crisis of membership, management, and Catholic identity, and what can be done
How Do Preschool Programs Support School Readiness?
Watch this video to learn how the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework can be used to help prepare children age birth to 5 for school.
3 Important Church Trends in the Next 10 Years
Christianity in the United States may look very different in 10 years.
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 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.
Dallas Willard: How Jesus Handled Pressure
Jack Graham, senior pastor of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas, and former president of the SBC, says he and his congregation are “concerned about the direction of the Southern Baptist Convention, and feel the need to make some changes in the way we give.”
Heaven Is For Real
The biblical truth about "Heaven Is For Real" and other story books of trips to heaven. What to know what heaven is really like? Read your bible.