There is a disconnect when a church is known for faithful Bible preaching but the people in the church are biblically illiterate or are not living in obedience to God's Word. Faithful Bible preaching is essential, but it alone cannot accomplish the full task of making disciples.
May we praise God for the crucible of grace that transforms our burdens into blessing, our struggle into strength, our suffering into silver!
The Church is God’s invitation to His family banquet table, where there is always plenty to eat, always room to sit, always love, laughter and life to be found.
We must seek God. Pursuing any other goal or prize is like beating the air. It is a useless flailing that leaves us empty and exhausted. We must seek Christ, for He alone is treasure; simply knowing Him, our grand pursuit.
Don’t quit. Don’t retire from being God’s messenger. Keep at it and do not grow weary. Go hard until you go home.
Syncing the songs in our mouth with the stirring in our soul is the true secret to worship that pleases the Father.
David threw the biggest praise party the world had ever known! People were singing loudly, dancing wildly and praising God with all of their might! If you can imagine a righteous Mardi Gras, that's what this was.
"Out of sight, out of mind." Does this describe your current focus on missions? Revive your concern for those missionaries and church planters who are serving God in forgotten places.
This is how Jesus made disciples. This is how Paul made disciples. This is how the early church made disciples. This is how we must make disciples.
“Just like riding a bike.” How is it that a person can climb on a bicycle and operate the unique combination of motor skills and balance necessary to ride down the street without falling? The neuroscience behind muscle memory is quite fascinating. So too with spiritual memory.