The Church Should Sing for Heaven’s Sake: When and Why We Stopped Singing about Heaven, and How to Start AgainBy Matthew Westerholm | 9Marks Journal: Heaven: Rejoicing in Future Glory | 12.22.2020
Churches that neglect heaven don’t serve their members well because they make promises they cannot keep.
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We are examples to the flock (1 Pet 5:3), but that doesn’t mean we can’t learn from those around us. It’s a tragedy when pastors surround themselves with “yes men” or place themselves at the untouchable top of an org-chart.
We asked pastors around the world a simple question: what books did you read in 2020 that helped you be a better pastor?
If you’re looking for a church, I invite you to ask some of the same questions we asked and to examine a few of the principles laid out in Scripture.
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Divorcing ecclesiology from missiology has produced bad fruit. But there is hope. Scripture provides clear directions on how to move forward.
Editor’s note: The following memo was written by an elder of a mid-Atlantic church to his fellow elders. The author, formerly a law clerk for a Supreme Court justice, presently works as an attorney and has graciously agreed to let us reprint it here. * * * * * To: The Elders Re: […]
A few different pastors offer a few different perspectives on what to do when the government tells churches they can’t sing.
Even in the most difficult times, God is at work.
Christian, you and I can “download” biblical truths virtually. Wonderful. Yet we cannot feel and experience and witness those truths becoming enfleshed in the family of God.
According to the Westminster Divines, church size depends on at least three things.
Pastors, here’s my advice no matter who wins or loses: don’t demonize anyone, but show honor to everyone.