Fear divides people into two categories: us and them. This polarized thinking is more combative than missional because
In the live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, we see the challenges that isolation and an unhealthy community can cause.
Like any long relationship, there can be seasons of great enthusiasm and seasons of drought in church life.
People often attend church, give, serve, and worship based on what they get out of the experience, hoping that their return on investment is
Christian communities are a place where we can have a foretaste of heaven here on earth. What’s a foretaste? Have you ever cooked bacon before?
In one of Shakespeare’s most famous monologues, the St. Crispin’s Day speech from Henry V, King Henry inspires his soldiers in the face of grim odds
“The church is faulty, but that is no excuse for your not joining it, if you are the Lord’s.
“If I had never joined a church till I had found one that was perfect, I should never have joined one at all, and the moment I did join it,
In a review from Christianity Today on the book They Say We Are Infidels: On the Run from ISIS with Persecuted Christians in the Middle East,
“What you think about in your private time is what you worship.”- Pastor Timothy Keller. Jesus calls for us to make time to pray in private.
“It may not be an easy thing to live in sweet fellowship with all those with whom we come in contact; but that is what the grace of God is given to us for.”
When it comes to effective evangelism, it’s not just the mega churches that can make a big impact. Churches big and small just have to keep doing the basics with intentionality.