Category Archives: Bible

HOW TO GET NEW BELIEVERS INTO THE WORD

Tired of the “shock and awe” style of event-driven ministry? What are the key elements in helping someone else mature as a follower of Christ? How do we do it? In 2012, a LifeWay Research project showed eight key steps … Continue reading

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“MILLENIALS AND WHAT THEY BELIEVE”

Ken Ham of “Answers in Genesis” recently published the results of a 2014 study by America’s Research Group (ARG) that focused on these who will become our church leaders in a few years.  Among the findings…    40% say they … Continue reading

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“ITS NOT JUST ABOUT NICKELS AND NOSES”

      We live in a day in which many church attendees are foregoing small-group Bible study, a.k.a. Sunday School.  Many so-called growing churches are giving in to the desire of individuals who want to spend an hour with … Continue reading

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“GOD’S WAY IS BETTER”

Aren’t you glad we didn’t write the Christmas Story? We would surely have messed it up. For example, *We would have had Jesus born in Jerusalem, the capital city, not in Bethlehem. *We would have placed Jesus in the home … Continue reading

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“THAT EARLY MORNING TIME WITH GOD”

According to Barna Research, seventy-three percent of practicing Christians say keeping up with culture and trends is of personal importance to them. This is just slightly more than the national average of 71%. So for many, that means beginning their … Continue reading

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“WHY YOU SHOULDN’T TRUST HOLLYWOOD”

Lately, we’ve seen Hollywood airing several new programming ventures with religious themes. But can they be trusted? It seems that the success of The Bible miniseries has motivated the entertainment industry to cash in on the public’s interest in religious … Continue reading

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“VALENTINE’S DAY”

Valentine’s Day long ago lost any Christian connotation.  But what is the history behind the man for whom this holiday is named?  Reliable historical records on his life are hard to find, but it is generally believed this man named … Continue reading

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