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What Happened to the Animals After Noah’s Ark?
After the animals Noah took on board the Ark survived the Flood and stepped off the ship around 4,500 years ago, where did they go? What was their fate?
Go Big or Go Home: How "Big" Has Invaded the Church
Is our obsession with big churches rooted in mission our just our desire for “big”?
Why We Will Never Be a Welcoming Church Again
"We’ve decided to quit being a welcoming church. No kidding. We’re giving it up."
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 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 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’s up at Alive Church for October 24 and 25
How to Turn to God Instead of the Food
In my personal life, I cling to my Bible as I used to cling to my chocolate! I keep my eyes open, looking for the Father’s guidance everywhere...
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