Category: Life in the Church

Home Alone: Do We Still Need the Local Church?

The down-the-street local church is not the only show in town anymore. We are able to enjoy faith-building messages, listen to the latest Christian...

Church Faithfulness: Is it Reasonable Anymore?

“On one occasion, Faraday lectured to a distinguished panel of scientists. The Prince of Wales (after Edward VII) was present. For an hour Faraday held his...

Seriousness In Children and Teens

It is increasingly obvious that children and young people in many evangelical churches are anything but serious about Christ. There are notable exceptions, but in many churches a...

How to Grow Your Church Numerically

The early church grew in numbers. “…there were added that day about three thousand souls” (Acts 2:41). “And the Lord added to their number day by day...

Priscilla & Aquila: The Couple Who Lost Their Lives for Jesus

Batman and Robin. Jekyll and Hyde. Bert and Ernie. Lewis and Clark. Adam and Eve. You probably know something about each of...

Understanding Love

The world does not understand the love of God in Jesus Christ. But the world loves to talk about love. It is often used with reference to trivial things like, “I...

How Important Is a Healthy Diet?

It might surprise you to learn that even though the New Testament says much about food, it is silent on the issue of healthy eating. Not one...

Hospitality, The Easy Way

Fried hotdogs, macaroni and cheese from a box and canned green beans are hardly the stuff of which great culinary memories are made, but this was the menu that...