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10 Advantages of Poor Church Leadership

1. You don’t have to worry about running out of auditorium seating or parking spaces. 2. You don’t have to pray or rely on God as much. Whatever happens, happens. Don’t worry about all that ‘faith’ stuff. 3. You give the loudest and most opinionated member — man or woman — the opportunity to decide […]

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4 Signs You’re Not Growing as a Christian

I once heard someone remark, “I feel stagnant in my faith.” Is this possible? Can a Christian ever be ‘stuck’ in his/her spiritual growth? No. There is no such thing as a “stagnant” Christian. If you’re not growing stronger, you’re growing weaker. Christians must “press on toward the goal” (Phil 3:14), otherwise they will “drift […]

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A Note to Young Preachers (Like Me)

I’ve held a ministry-related office since I was a senior in high school (which wasn’t very long ago). Though I’m a preacher, I’m a young preacher. I’m still ‘green’ so to speak. When I seek the counsel of older and wiser preachers, I’m sometimes told what Paul said to Timothy, “Let no one despise you […]

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The Lord’s Church… A Democracy?

God knew what He was doing when He designed the church. His wisdom is profoundly obvious, especially when you observe congregations that do not respect His design (and their subsequent problems). Consider the church’s leadership. God decided that each congregation should be led by elders (Acts 14:23; 20:17; Titus 1:5-16; 1 Tim. 3:1-7; Heb. 13:17) […]

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Why My Dad Is Great

Surely we can agree that good fathers are a rarity these days. I’ve seen too many bad fathers and the messes they have created. How many lives are in turmoil due to growing up under the guidance, or lack thereof, of worthless dads? We know the far reaching consequences of poor fathering (Deut. 5:9). Is […]

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What is the church of Christ?

What do you know about the church of Christ? What makes it different from denominational churches? Is there something special about this church, or is it “just another church”? Let’s examine what makes Christ’s church unique. Pre-denominational Christianity Non-denominational ‘community’ churches are in style these days. All kinds of flavors of community churches seem to […]

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Facebook Rules: ‘Like’ If You Agree!

We’re here to serve God (Ecc. 12:13; Matt. 22:37; Jn. 14:15; 1 Jn. 5:3). Therefore, our Facebook accounts should be an expedient to that purpose. Here are some tips to help you utilize your Facebook account to bring glory to God: Be careful what you repost. No matter how funny a picture or how seemly […]

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