The Importance of Arriving At Biblical Truth

How may we be sure that our Christian principles and practices are biblically supported? I believe that most people who desire to establish and sustain a relationship to Christ desire the approbation of our Heavenly Father. However, it is sometimes fascinating and...

WHAT MAKES A ROPE/CONGREGATION STRONG?

What makes a rope strong? Pulling together, that’s the answer. Many tiny strands, each weak by itself, but united in a common effort, become strong enough to bind a heavy load. What makes a rope strong makes a congregation strong as well. When you take hold of a rope,...

You Are Needed – Every Member is Needed

Our Lord died for the Church (Acts 20:28). His resurrection, however, serves to communicate to the world that His Church will survive all political, economic and georgraphical changes. The very gates of Hades have not and will not hinder our Lord’s Church. THE CHURCH,...

Three “Takes” on The Lordship of Jesus

. If Christ as Lord is the center of our lives, the circumference will take care of itself. “Fixing our eyes on Jesus the Author and Perfecter of faith…” (Hebrews 12:2)   2. One thing a carpenter learns quickly is how to drive nails. He hammers hundreds of nails a...

The Whole (Holistic) Gospel

Perhaps the word “Holistic” is a questionable term to describe the gospel. It has been stigmatized as something foreign to biblical expression. But if the word “holistic” means wholeness or complete then the Christian ministry should be an holistic ministry. That...

Ten Principles For A Friendly Congregation

SPEAK TO PEOPLE. Speak to everyone, especially to those whom you don’t know. There is something encouraging about a cheerful word of greeting.   ØSMILE AT PEOPLE. It takes 72 muscles to frown and only 14 to smile. Your smile is one of your finest assets. Use it! It...

The Focus of Our Faith

W hen life gets out of center what should you do? Often our belief in God and our experiences in life don’t always connect. Stated another way, sometimes our response to experiences at home, at school and on the job contradict our faith in God. When that occurs we...