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.
I. INTRODUCTION Good morning and welcome! This is the second class in a thirteen-week course on living together as a church. This morning, we will consider the idea of church … keep reading…
God calls us today—the very imperfect people who compose his Church—to the task of displaying the glory of his perfect character
Throughout the Bible and the history of the church, God has used the witness of the church to draw people to himself.
As Christians, and especially as fellow church members, we are accountable for each other.
How should we react to unrepentant sin in the church?
Can you recall the last time you were deeply disappointed by another church member? What about the last time you felt like a church let you down?
What does it mean to have healthy relationships in the church? Why should we care?
Even with the Christian church’s spotty record, we ignore the past at our own peril.
Because of everything Jesus has done, and because of everything that he is, Christians are to stir one another up to love and good works.
Given how central prayer is to our lives as Christians, it makes sense that prayer is a vital part of building unity in our church.
Should you use the 1689 London Confession in your church? Yes, and here’s why.
Bad records and outdated rolls trouble any faithful pastor’s existence. Yet before you sweep things clean, consider both why and how this should be done.
Why go to all this trouble? Too many times, we had seen Satan exploit the newness or suddenness of a motion for discipline in our meetings.
Very often a new pastor will find a statement of faith like our church had—unclear at best and heretical at worst.