Is it insanity or faithfulness to do the same thing over and over again in church? (image courtesy of pixabay.com)
If your pastor is doing all the work, then you're not following God's guidelines for a healthy church (image courtesy of pixabay.com)

The Devil Wants Your Pastor(s) to Do All the Work in Church: Burying Gifts and Ignoring God-Given Tasks

There is a common belief within many churches today, and it is this: “The pastor (or pastors) must do all or most of the work, otherwise, what are we paying him (them) for?” This notion, however, is not from the Bible, but is from the devil and will, if continually upheld, keep many of our Read more about The Devil Wants Your Pastor(s) to Do All the Work in Church: Burying Gifts and Ignoring God-Given Tasks[…]

Will we hear the words "well done" when we come to die? (image courtesy of pixabay.com)

God Uses Young, Brief Lives: Nabeel Qureshi, The Problem of Evil, and The Sovereignty of God

As I write these first few words (originally on Saturday, 9/16/17), I just heard that Nabeel Qureshi has passed away at the age of 34 with complications due originally to stage 4 stomach cancer. I first heard the news through Justin Taylor’s site here. If you want a good overview of his life and some Read more about God Uses Young, Brief Lives: Nabeel Qureshi, The Problem of Evil, and The Sovereignty of God[…]

Will we be patient in our evangelism just as the farmer is patient with his seed? (image courtesy of pixabay.com)
Has innovation, in the name of "rapid church growth," gone too far in the church? (image courtesy of pixabay.com)
Is too much material prosperity a spiritual harm to our souls? (image courtesy of pixabay.com)

Adoniram Judson’s Modern, Americanized Letter to his Future Father-In-Law (Or “If Judson were writing today”)

For some historical context, see the blog post I previously wrote about Adoniram Judson’s astonishing engagement letter to his father-in-law for his daughter Ann here. I was thinking recently to myself, “If Adoniram Judson were a typical, American church member that eschews discomfort and seeks comfort at any price, then what would that letter look like?” Read more about Adoniram Judson’s Modern, Americanized Letter to his Future Father-In-Law (Or “If Judson were writing today”)[…]

Let's take the long-view perspective of our lives and of our trials by seeing them through biographies of others who have traveled our path (image courtesy of pixabay.com)
The Holy Spirit blows wherever and whenever He wills, therefore, the results of ministry are out of our hands (image courtesy of pixabay.com)
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