Christian Living Church Growth

Why Everyone Should Faithfully Attend Church

June 14, 2013

Recent trends in Christianity reveal that the church is revamping traditional worship services to accommodate the world. More and more congregations are calling off Sunday evening services in an...

Book Reviews Family and Home

Book Review: Passionate Parenting by Cary Schmidt

June 13, 2013

I am about to make a pretty bold suggestion: If you are a parent, and you only have time to read one book this entire year I would greatly...

Christian Living

Practices for People Who Are Pessimists

June 10, 2013

I am going to confess something…I have to really work at being positive. I am not a naturally-optimistic person; as a matter of fact, I lean toward pessimism more...

Ministry

5 Ways to Encourage Someone Who is Down

June 10, 2013

The closer we get to the coming of the Lord Jesus Christ the more discouraging the world around us becomes. As believers we are subject, like never before, to...

Christian Living Church Growth

12 Things You Can Do This Sunday to Encourage Your Church

June 8, 2013

  1. Show Up. Sometimes just being in your place is the biggest blessing. When you are not there, you are missed. C’mon, did you really think I would...

Book Reviews

Book Review: Spiritual Influence by Mel Lawrenz

June 8, 2013

There are thousands of books available these days on leadership.  The spiritual leader must be careful not to incorporate secular principles (even if they promote character and integrity) into...

Christian Living Spiritual Formation

Holiness is Not a Dirty Word

June 7, 2013

We hear little mention of it these days, but it is still a requirement to see God. The concept of “holiness” has become taboo in many circles, a dirty...

Ministry Technology

Does the Church Have Too Many Resources?

June 6, 2013

I recently read in an article of Preaching magazine that eight years worth of sermons are downloaded every single day onto YouTube.  More and more churches and pastors are...