Category: Life in the Church

loveisdangerous

Love is Dangerous

“And I will gladly spend and be spent for your souls; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I am loved” (2 Cor. 12:15). These are the words...

What If Churches Started Churches?

I’ve been in some churches that should not take the advice I’m about to give. They are much too weak, or sinful, or distorted in their beliefs and...

What Do You Do With Immorality?

When the apostle Paul heard that there was immorality in the Corinthian church, he was shocked. The brand of immorality was of such a kind that the...

Wearing Your Own Jersey and Being Unlike Mike in the Body of Christ

“Compared to the talented people in my church, I’m worthless. Maybe I should just stay home. They don’t really need...

sin

What to Do With Sin

Here’s a church-life guarantee: people sin. Sometimes, they even sin against you. We all know this. What we don’t always know is how to deal with it. In...

teachweb

What to Ask Myself Before I Teach the Bible

The results of our teaching are entirely God’s business. But it is our business to be as prepared as possible. This not only means...

sundaymeeting

What Should We Do At Sunday’s Meeting?

I love a good sermon, don’t you? But if the sermon is biblical and helpful at the church’s main weekly meeting (typically Sunday), does that make...

preston

What if You Were Preston’s Teacher?

His Sunday school teacher just might have driven him to crime. When seven-year-old Preston Scarbrough woke up early one Sunday morning in July 2009, he just didn’t...

charlesw

Your Favorite Famous Preacher

Renowned preachers of the gospel are immediately accessible on the Internet. Thousands of their sermons can be downloaded for free. Some of these men preach at multiple conferences throughout...

paperbible

Why a “Paper” Bible is Better than a Bible App at Church Meetings

Technology is useful in the church. For example, I Skyped in recently to my congregation’s Sunday gathering when I was...