Here's what I think every Christian home library should include . . .
I have composed this list thinking of the kinds of needs and interests most Christians seek out answers for in the sorts of books that sell most often at Christian bookstores.
Here are some common ways churches engage in “mission drift.”
We are nearing the day many Christians look forward to all year. Yes, there's the somber reflection and penitence of the Passion week, culminating in the resurrection of Jesus to celebrate on Easter Sunday, but there's also some fabulous cash and prizes. Every year some churches seek to outdo themselves—and their local competition—by luring unbelievers (and I suppose interested believers) to their Easter service(s) with the promise of big shows…
The significance of gathering regularly with God's people cannot be overstated. Here are 10 biblical reasons why gathering with the church is so important.
The "simple church" is able to cast off that which entangles it, even the religious nets of its own devising for the fishing for men, and follow Christ wherever he may go.
We are holistic beings who need holistic rest.
In a perfect world all members of a church would be regenerate and would remain so throughout their lives. But we do not live in a perfect world. So it is beneficial that we have strategies in mind to safeguard regenerate church membership.
Although I moved in early 2015 to the Midwest, I left a big piece of my heart back in New England, the least-churched region of the nation. I still hear regularly from folks interested in the future of church planting, revitalization, and gospel ministry in the New England states, so the following ten items are meant to help those praying and planning adjust their expectations in one respect or another.…
A year into church planting: it's hard and it's wonderful. And I don't want to be doing anything else.