Links For The Church (12/5)

by Staff December 5, 2016

7 Key Reasons Your Church Attendance May Be Declining

These may not be true for every church, yet Thom Rainer expounds on external and internal forces that could be causing attendance to decline. 

Dying of Self in the Age of Self-Love

"There’s much talk of self-love in Christian circles right now, the kind of self-love that promotes a perceived circumstantial happiness."

Your Church Needs to Hear You Sing

Contrary to what you might think, this article by Matt Merker isn't about using your talented voice to bless the congregation. Rather he exhorts the church to take practicle steps in corporate worship to lay down your comfort and edify the church.

Why Being a Woman in Seminary Is Worth the Work

"Christian women—no less than men—are legatees of this philosophically and theologically profound heritage, one that marks out orthodox boundaries and models a time-tested, trustworthy method for biblical interpretation and cultural engagement."

Enter to Win the Puritan Paperbacks This July!

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The Puritans offer their readers a comprehensive, gospel-centered view of the Christian life where all of Christ matters for all of life. In recent years, Banner of Truth has published a 49-volume set called the Puritan Paperbacks where Christians today can glean from the Puritans of the past.

During the month of July, we’re giving away the entire 49-volume Puritan Paperback series for free to one providentially favored participant who enters. Enter today for your chance to win!