Monthly Archives: January 2013

“EVANGELISM IS DYING…”

Thom Rainer of LifeWay recently said, “Evangelism is dying in many churches today.” He said that, statistically speaking, it now takes 40-60 church members to lead just one person to Christ. Rainer said most churches today are just shuffling sheep … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Evangelism, God's Love, Salvation, scripture, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

“HEADS FULL OF NOISE”

How prepared are we to approach the Most High God in worship most Sundays? What’s on our minds? Here are a few examples of what many of us are thinking on Sunday mornings as we sit in the sanctuary waiting … Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, God's Love, Respect, Thankfulness, Uncategorized, Worry, Worship | Leave a comment

“TEN REASONS WHY”

Thom Rainer of LifeWay Christian Resources recently listed 10 reasons why evangelicals have not reached the unchurched in America. Sadly, we do see ourselves here. May God change us. 1) Spiritual Lethargy 2) Growing Inclusivism 3) Growing Disbelief In Hell … Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Christianity, Christians, Faith, God's Love, Missions, Serving God, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

LOOK AT THE FIELDS

Our church is in one of the largest suburban regions in the county…the Baltimore/Washington Metropolitan Area. So I am always interested to read about changes in our community because these changes impact the harvest field in which we serve.  A … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Christianity, Christians, Faith, God's Love, Jesus, Salvation, scripture, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

WHAT IF?

In 1891 Mahatma Gandhi graduated from law school in London and moved to South Africa to practice law.  Gandhi became fascinated with the seeking of truth and began studying the Bible along with other religious texts.  He particularly loved the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

“WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT US”

Thom Rainer is the President of LifeWay, our Southern Baptist publishing house.  He and his research personnel interviewed thousands of unchurched, non-Christian people and recently released the results of their interviews.  Here are the 7 most common comments made by … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Christianity, Christians, Faith, Friendship, Marriage | Leave a comment

CULTURAL CHRISTIANITY / PART 2

Ed Stetzer, President of LifeWay Research quotes a Pew Research Center study that says almost one in five Americans now do not identify with any religion.  Stetzer calls it the “rise of the nones.”  Those are the folks who answer … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Christianity, Faith, Liberalism | Leave a comment