Only a very few hear the gospel or show up at church without first being in relationship. Most people who come to Christ are invited by a person they know.
God calls us to evangelize, including our family, friends, and neighbors. He invites us to invite others. Personal relationships are the best way to reach out.
Sometimes the world gets the wrong idea that being a Christian means our lives are perfect.Read more
The Times added that "the religious revival in Wales continues...with unabated zeal." Huge crowds were attending the meetings. Bible verses covered the doors down in the coalmines. "At Swansea the Poor Law guardians...dealt with revival cases in which people...have taken their parents from the workhouse. The Welsh revival movement has shown no sign of flagging...", The Times pointed out on January 10th.Read more
'Cheer up, you're worse than you think," Rev. Timothy Keller says with a smile. He's explaining that humans are more weak, more fallen, more warped than they "ever dare admit or even believe." Then comes the good news: At the same time people are "more loved in Christ and more accepted than they could ever imagine or hope."Read more
"We're going through a clarification of our identity. Our movement is new and, for a season, it seemed good to drop Anglican from our name but we had it on our legal name in parentheses. Nobody liked the name New Grace because it isn't theologically-accurate. The grace of God is never new and that was confusing to people," said the Rev. Mike McDonald, pastor of the Fleming Island church on U.S. Highway 17 South.Read more
1.) Don't rely heavily on the demands of social media. It's pretty obvious that social media is used as a powerful tool in businesses, sports, politics and such. But there must be a careful and fragile approach to social media when it comes to the church.
Relevant Magazine reports:Read more
Changing the word of God to fit one's personal style whether liberal or conservative has always been a problem with Biblical principles. While liberals are guilty of loosening the moral absolutes, conservatives are guilty of expanding practices that were never intended to determine a person's righteousness. If a verse isn't there to substantiate their actions, they will interpret one or twist the Bible's meaning and intention.Read more
I recently categorized those reasons some churches experience revitalization. I then compared them to churches that have not been revitalized. I found seven differences between the two sets of churches. These are the seven traits unique to the revitalized churches:Read more
Students in the New York City campus will be trained to start churches by pursuing a two-year master's of arts degree in biblical studies at $430-450 per credit hour before receiving another year of pastoral church planting education from Redeemer. The campus will likely launch in Redeemer's offices near Herald Square in Manhattan.Read more
They expect pastors to be prepared in the pulpit. They know, for the most part, who's winging it and who has prepared. They expect the pastor to teach them about God's Word. In many ways the preaching event is sacred. The people want to hear from God and His Word. They expect the pastor to open the Bible and teach them what God says.Read more
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