Category: Life in the Church

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 those who were being saved” (2:47). “And more than ever believers were added to the Lord, multitudes of both...

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 those dynamic duos. What about Priscilla (or Prisca) and Aquila? You’ve heard their names, they show up occasionally in your Bible reading, and you...

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 love that car!” “I love football!” or “I love those shoes!” Phrases like these are...

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 single book, chapter, or even verse was penned for the express purpose of telling Christians what they should or...

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 changed my life. I know that sounds a little dramatic, but let me explain. When I was...