A little humorous take on playing Bible study games with people who aren't Christians.
If you still want to be a pastor after reading this, then God has probably called you to the ministry.
A simple but revolutionary way of doing evangelism and small groups is sweeping the globe. It started in India, but it’s rocking the world.
How often do you hear, “Can I give you just a small suggestion?”
Often what we call spiritual maturity…isn't.
Discipleship ideally does not follow evangelism. Discipleship actually begins before someone’s coming to Christ.
At the heart of it, marketing, especially church marketing, is about changing habits and replacing them with new ones. And that is very spiritual.
Social media can be a very simple and effective vehicle to connect with our team, to encourage, inspire, set direction and share information.
What does Scripture tell us about the elements necessary for growth?
"Unconnected people attend less frequently than connected people."
Jesus is no longer meeting in person here with his 12 disciples, and you are not going to do life indefinitely with the wonderful people in your current group.
Literally, the word for encourage is to call to one’s side.
An experiential activity in a small group is kind of like taking a field trip in school.
"Every problem in your life starts when you play God."
Just as a relationship with your best friend would soon turn sour if you stopped speaking, so too will our relationship with God.
"For every legitimate case of abuse, prejudice and corruption, it seems like there are twice as many foolish claims of misguided people who are convinced of the justice due to them."
"Personal growth in the hidden years is what God uses to prepare you for the public years."
The best potential leaders are often reluctant. In reality, they are almost always reluctant.
A handwritten note is personal and rare. But who has time?
One would assume that because Christians are followers of the Truth, that we would be less susceptible to such lies.