“And they devoted themselves to the apostle’s teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.” (Acts 2:42 ESV) In reading the New Testament, it is striking to see how simple the church was at its earliest. We can see this vividly in the second chapter of Acts, where it is described […]Read More Devotions of the Church: Acts 2:42
There are various kinds of people that will end up in your Church on any given Sunday. I think it is useful to think about what those kinds of people are, and how we can plan to help them in our congregation. There are four major categories of unbelievers: nominal Christians, people looking for answers, […]Read More The 4 Kinds Of Unbelievers In Your Church & What They Need
Jesus is categorically clear that remarriage after divorce is adultery, without providing any conditions.Read More Remarrying after divorce is not permitted in the New Testament
We’re all gifted. Every Christian in the world has a unique set of skills and abilities—gifts—that God has given them. These gifts are given so that the Church might have the use of them. Each congregation is made up of people, and each of those people can contribute to the congregation in a unique way. Paul […]Read More Let your need be known to the Church.
I recently attended a church meeting at which someone said, “I grew up in church, but didn’t know until my mid-twenties that you had to actually invite Jesus into your heart.” That is wrong. I have a tendency toward speaking too soon or jumping to conclusions, and so I didn’t say anything at the time. […]Read More Do we need to invite Jesus into our hearts?
Did Pharaoh harden his own heart, or did God harden Pharaoh’s heart?Read More Who hardens the heart? God, or man?
The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.Read More Pray For The Harvest