The Lord uses more than the scheduled events, the carefully planned sessions, and the lovingly crafted sermons. He’s also ordained ordinary Christian speech as a means to maturity in Christ.
A strict and clear definition of ‘church’ guards against mission creep, cultural and non-biblical norms, and unnecessary discouragement.
Evangelism isn’t just for the “professionals”—pastors, ministers, Bible teachers, and all the rest.
Do you find yourself chasing after silver-bullet plans to bring people into your doors?
Imagine what could happen if your church started sending overseas those members who love and serve the church best.
Defend your people’s freedom in Christ with your life if necessary. But do not impinge on their freedom, even if you think it’s for their own good.