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Closing the Back Door

Closing the Back Door

People are not looking for a friendly church, they are looking for friends.
Hell Is the Default Destination

Hell Is the Default Destination

Most people assume that as long as they don’t mess things up in their time here on earth, they’ll go to heaven when they die. But Scripture says the opposite.
10 KEY Questions About Church Attendance in the Future

10 KEY Questions About Church Attendance in the Future

"The future is pioneered as much by the quality of the questions as by the clarity of the answers."
5 Dangerous Ways Churches Convince Themselves They’re Growing

5 Dangerous Ways Churches Convince Themselves They’re Growing

I also see church leaders kidding themselves and their community by saying that their church is growing when, in fact, it isn’t.
Sinners Living in Close Proximity: 5 Keys for Christian Roommates

Sinners Living in Close Proximity: 5 Keys for Christian Roommates

"The following are five ways a household of single Christian men or women can strive for unity and stir community."
Two Overlooked Parts of Church Growth

Two Overlooked Parts of Church Growth

"There are many reasons one church grows and another does not."
Three Reasons Teens Need Theology

Three Reasons Teens Need Theology

Should teenagers study theology or is it something only for the scholars? To answer that question we have to understand the purpose of theology.
Are Millennials Really Leaving Church in Droves?

Are Millennials Really Leaving Church in Droves?

"Millennials have observed our hypocrisy, and they are voting with their feet."
Why Pastors Must Defend Christian Liberty

Why Pastors Must Defend Christian Liberty

"Christian liberty has gotten a bad rap."
Faith in the Workplace

Faith in the Workplace

Living out your faith in the workplace involves integrating your faith in Christ into every decision of your life
7 Ways to Hold Onto Hope

7 Ways to Hold Onto Hope

"What you need right now isn’t an immediate change."
God Has a Purpose for Your Pain

God Has a Purpose for Your Pain

Do we really believe he has a purpose for our pain, sorrow and despair?
Attending Church Can Be Such a Hassle: 7 Reasons to Fight for It GEOFFREY KIRKLAND

Attending Church Can Be Such a Hassle: 7 Reasons to Fight for It

"Fight with all your might to attend your church weekly."
God's Voice in Our Struggles

God’s Voice in Our Struggles

Because we are Christ’s prized possession, we are targets of the devil’s animosity
How to Forgive Adultery

How to Forgive Adultery

"Christians must forgive."
8 Practical Ways to Celebrate Easter

8 Practical Ways to Celebrate Easter

If ever there were a time to start over, though, it’s Easter. The resurrection is God’s reminder that hope still exists.
Why Too Much Comfort is Dangerous

Why Too Much Comfort Is Dangerous

"We live in a nation of uninitiated Christians raised in a land of comfort."
7 Things All Growing Churches Have in Common

7 Things All Growing Churches Have in Common

"To get the right answers about church you have to ask the right questions."
Jesus Brings People From Death to Life

Jesus Brings People From Death to Life

The gospel is about our cold, dead hearts starting to beat again by the power of God.
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