Leaving a church is serious business. Here’s what to think about before you do.
In the good times, we don’t need covenants, because we can get by on feelings alone. But covenant communities hold us up when we’re faltering.
The people of your city are not prospective church attendees, they are sheep without a shepherd.
If you can answer in the affirmative to all four of these questions, there is a good possibility you have found your next church.
If a leader has all of the following seven traits, it is likely that leader will lead the congregation to greater health.
If you give yourself to other believers in the church, you will inevitably be using your gifts.
What if you miss something bigger than missing out on a sermon or singing when you don’t gather with your church body?
The Lord’s Supper is not a private meal that individuals share with Jesus. It is a communal meal for all of Christ’s people to worship together.
If you can answer in the affirmative these questions, it is a good possibility you have found your next church.
Listening to sermons online is generally a good thing but when it takes the place of gathering with God’s people to hear God’s Word in person much of what God intended for our growth as followers of Jesus gets lost.
The ultimate goal of church discipline is to obey the Lord.
Gregg R. Allison and his new book, The Unfinished Reformation: What Unites and Divides Catholics and Protestants After 500 Years
Gregg Allison and Chris Castaldo, The Unfinished Reformation: What Unites and Divides Catholics and Protestants After 500 Years (Zondervan 2016, $16.99) Hot takes and the social media echo chamber have rendered civil discourse on vital issues nearly impossible in recent years. As we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the need for clarity and…