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The most common mistake people make in working with volunteers is thinking that a low bar is the best way to get people onto a ministry team. “You only have to…” “It’s just once every…” “There’s not much preparation…”
We are saved from God’s wrath and the consequences of disobedience, but for good works. In Ephesians these works include: works of ministry, avoiding unfruitful works of darkness; and serving others in a Christlike manner in family, marriage, work and church.
When I glance around my church during the sermon, I don’t see many moving pens or pencils. I do see lots of open Bibles, and a couple of people furiously typing with their thumbs.
Three lessons from a friendship.
If anybody was regarded as a little bit crazy in his time, a bit of a round peg in a square hole but who ultimately changed the world, it was Paul.
We are intimidated by the communal approach to life displayed by the early church in Acts 2. We are terrified of being defrauded, of suffering wrong. We skim right over having “glad and generous hearts”.
Warning: this post contains an obvious conclusion, but read on anyway! I am a 40-something Christian man. I am married, and at the moment I live in Australia (although I usually live in Mexico). I enjoy the cricket, can cook a good steak, and will happily go to the
How would you assess the maturity of your church? If you were designing a maturity survey for your members, what questions would you ask?
What are the small things we can all do that make a big difference in our churches?
So you’ve decided to forgo the straight and narrow and teach things that are… well… not strictly speaking true. It makes sense; after all, surely we’re all a little bored by the same Christian message year after year, millennia after millennia.
The New Testament unanimously presents the doctrine of election as a glad and glorious reality of the gospel. The staggering news that God has loved Christ’s people from before the foundation of the world, creating us for mercy, blessing and joy, offers much-needed confidence and security as we walk by faith in the weakness of the flesh.
Life changing course: how can we teach and train Christians to catch this captivating vision of being a disciple-making disciple in every aspect of our lives?
This six session, video-based course is ideal for small groups, and teaches the basics of the how and why of reading the Bible.
A stimulating video-based course for small groups that will help people to change their whole mindset about church—to learn that ‘loving’ your church doesn’t just mean enjoying it or liking it, but actively serving and loving the people who are the church in whatever way possible.
How should I live my life? When it comes to the art of living, the book of Proverbs is the best place to start, because its wisdom is no less than God's wisdom. These studies help you to understand what true wisdom is and how true wisdom is ultimately found in the person of the Lord Jesus Christ. (8 studies; leader's notes included)
A new book for everyone who goes to church, from one of the co-authors of The Trellis and the Vine.