Nearly every evangelical, when pressed, would insist that the church is people, not a place. A building is not a church. A set of programs is not a church. A structure is not a church. Christians together are the church.
"I lived my private spiritual life for as long as I could, until it didn’t work anymore."
"We read the Bible too quickly."
These five aspects of the first marriage might just redefine your understanding of marriage.
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"Then there are the less sinister, but still frequently destructive, Paul-and-Barnabas-type disagreements."
"Great leaders DEVELOP leaders, not just hire them."
What was deemed in the past a part of public worship has now been minimized, eliminated or delegated. This is not acceptable or good for the church.
"The principal challenge lies within the pastor’s own church."
"I’ve always been a little uncomfortable with the question and even the idea."
"Today’s failure can become the beginning of tomorrow’s success."
"Leaders can be tempted to isolate themselves."
It's all well and good to say something positive about God while sitting in a Bible study, but what do you think of him when your world seems to be breaking apart?
“Where God has shut His mouth, I should be afraid to open mine.”
So, if you have a yearning to be a leader of people, you automatically have chosen an uphill task.
"Here are the 5 ways leaders start to fail."
"Christians go back to the Old Testament to build a bigger and better picture of Jesus Christ."
“What shapes our actions is basically what shapes our desire."
God referred to himself as “EHYEH” when he was talking to Moses through the burning bush. Yet there are many different names for God that are used in the Old Testament.
Prayer by the pastor should be one of the highest moments in public worship services.