In corporate prayer we show our utter dependence to God as a church.
Let us make several recommendations for the improvement of public prayer.
What’s becoming more obvious to many within Evangelicalism is that not all who claim the label evangelical can do so with any biblical or historical legitimacy.
One must differentiate between fundamentalism as an idea and fundamentalism as a movement.
It’s always better to address potential problems than actual ones, and it’s better to be proactive than reactive.
If you neglect to teach your people biblical application you have failed to shepherd the flock adequately.
“What will your wife do if you become our pastor?”
For that reason, even before asking whether your family should stay or go, it may be worth asking whether or not you have a Kingdom perspective at all.
Preach the gospel of grace, not self-discipline.
I want to argue that there are distinct advantages to doing specialized counseling in the context of one’s local church, and I would even propose that it should be the norm.
So who are these one or two witnesses? And why are they so important to the church?
Every Christian should either be discipling someone else, be discipled by someone else, or be doing both.
In my counseling training, I began to see that the Scriptures provide this overarching view to any problem of life.
People are willing to pay money to others who will never lead them to the Savior of the World. But that must change.
By equipping your members to counsel one another, you enable them to do the front-line work of ministry. Here are twenty ways to cultivate a culture of counseling and discipleship in your church.