All these members have a common thread: self-centeredness. They’ve missed the very essence of salvation; they’ve failed to love God and love people with every ounce of their being.
Dear church member, pursue these qualities in your own life and encourage them in others.
Every church that takes seriously the Great Commission must take seriously the need to plant more churches that will make disciples who plant more churches . . . and this is the pattern until Christ returns.
Do member’s meetings always have to end in bitterness and bickering? I don’t think so. Here are nine suggestions to help set members’ meetings on the right track.
John Piper waited until the end of his pastoral ministry before he preached through Romans. I didn’t have that much wisdom, so I dove in.
Here are three reasons why content isn’t everything—and four strategies to avoid boring teaching
We must not align ourselves with false teachers, apostate churches, or any of their ministries in any way that will confuse people about the truth of the gospel and the identity of Jesus.
Bunyan and the Puritans understood the high calling of the pastorate and were eager to protect the office. They offer a wise example for helping young men determine if they are called by God to serve as pastors today.
The book of Acts is the narrative of how God’s end-times promises have begun to be fulfilled by the risen Lord Jesus through the Spirit-empowered apostolic preaching of the gospel to all people and the establishing of local churches.
Of course, studying God’s Word is always better than not studying his Word. But the best place to do this is with fellow members from your local church.
When it comes to ethical conflicts facing local churches, we need to carefully distinguish categories of “may” (permissible), “should/should not” (advisable), and “must” (obligatory).
On the first Sunday of 2019, our church started a Sunday evening service. Here’s how and why we did it.
Too many sermons focus on the biblical text, but fail to exposit the main point of the scriptural passage under consideration.
Let me tell you the tale of two Baptist associations.