Category Archives: Worship

“What Christmas is All About”

In Sweden, there is a church in a little town with a crucifix hanging in an unusual place.  It is directly in front of the pulpit so that it is visible to the person behind the pulpit.  It has been … Continue reading

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THE “I WILLS” OF WORSHIP

Thom Rainer of LifeWay wrote recently on the subject of worship. I would like to share some of the highlights with you. He uses Acts 2:46-47 as a basis for his comments. The Jerusalem church, he points out, was just … Continue reading

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“THE POWER OF PRAYER”

The Christian community is excited about the Kendrick brothers’ new movie, “War Room.”  The movie highlights the power of prayer.  I read this week in Facts and Trends about prayer connecting us to God.  Here are some keys to becoming … Continue reading

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“WHAT HAPPENS WHEN…”

  What happens when a church purposes to reach new people?  Well, there are inevitable tensions.  Allow me to pull some thoughts from a recent column by Dr. Ed Stetzer of LifeWay Research.  What he refers to as church revitalization … Continue reading

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“REACHING YOUR NEIGHBORS”

Ed Stetzer, president of LifeWay Research, recently wrote an interesting article entitled, “Reaching Your Neighbors Through Groups.” It is the time of the year when people see their neighbors again after a long, cold winter. Allow me to summarize a … 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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“A PERFECT ACT”

Mahatma Ghandi was not a Christian, although he admired Jesus in many ways. He saw the power of the doctrine of the resurrection. He once said, “A Man who was completely innocent, offered Himself as a sacrifice for the good … Continue reading

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