“Is there a race problem in the American Church?”
Should you use the 1689 London Confession as your church’s statement of faith? No, for at least three reasons . . .
How can you have a growing church?
The essential logic of the therapeutic gospel is this: your personal problems arise from being acted upon.
What have been one or two of the most unexpected blessings of being a pastor’s wife?
A statement of faith must be complete enough to mark out the doctrinal parameters of the church, without being so precise that it excludes persons unnecessarily.
Why is your seminary needed?
Let us limit our discussion to congregational singing. Some concepts can be applied to choral singing as well. However, for the sake of brevity, we will ignore entirely the issues of solo and instrumental music.
What is said and done during a “Worship Service” is not to be taken lightly, nor is it to be given over to a popularity vote.
What do we mean by serving or giving? We mean spending yourself—your time, your gifts, your resources, your energy—for the good of the church.
In our day, the greatest danger facing the church may well come from well-meaning pastors.
The basic premise of the missional church is that “missions” is not simply one of the functions or programs of a church. It constitutes the very essence or nature of the church.
God calls us today—the very imperfect people who compose his Church—to the task of displaying the glory of his perfect character
My analogy didn’t have the intended effect, or perhaps it did, for he quickly retorted, “You’re not actually trying to convert people, are you?”