By Brian Croft on Jun 30, 2017
Does church attendance really matter? Here are five important reasons why it is essential that every Christian gather with other Christians in the same local church weekly to hear the preaching of God’s Word.
By Thabiti Anyabwile on Nov 6, 2017
"It is important for Christians to be members of a local church because the New Testament apostles can’t conceive of anything called a Christian that’s not connected to Christ’s body."
By Josh Reich on Jan 31, 2018
I think hospitality has the power to change the relationships we have. It is that powerful.
By Kathleen And Kevin-Neil Ward on Nov 4, 2014
More and more Christians meet weekly to share a meal and love one another as a community. Instead of attending "regular church," they listen to a podcast sermon in their own time.
By Joe Hoagland on Sep 27, 2016
Pretty much everything you preach on has at least one challenge to it, not even just from culture but also from within Christian theology.
By David Mathis on Nov 23, 2017
"Most of us have never given any serious thought to what it might mean to feast with Christ-honoring intentionality."
By Brandon Smith on Jan 18, 2018
Whatever you do, just read the Bible.
By Jared Wilson on Jan 16, 2021
Every Christian must be a theologian. This is something I tell my church often. The looks I get from some surprised souls are the evidence that I have not yet adequately communicated that the purposeful theological study of God by lay people is important.
By Skye Jethani on May 19, 2018
Skye Jethani: "While a vision for serving God is needed, and the desperate condition of our world cannot be ignored, there is a higher calling that is going unanswered in many Christian communities."
By Steve Smith on Mar 25, 2017
True friendship and community must be reciprocal.
By Todd Hiestand on Nov 20, 2020
"One of the most individual things done in churches these days is preaching." (And that's not a good thing.)
By Sermoncentral on Apr 20, 2021
The church has often, intentionally or not, been branded as a community of people who are angry and therefore are against everything not church-y. This is especially true when we so vocally voice our protests and gang up to boycott every business that doesn’t look conservative-Christian-friendly enough.
I’ve listened to too much lately. From all sides. Some opinions I agree with and others I don’t, but what I’ve concluded is ultimately this: If I’m going to be known or listened to, I want it to be because of what I’m FOR, not what I’m against.
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By Karl Vaters on Mar 29, 2017
How can we reach our communities if they have no idea we love them? And how will they know we love them if we don’t work alongside them?
By Dr. Larry Moyer on Jun 14, 2021
Not everyone will tell you how they feel about your preaching. Larry Moyer offers three popular frustrations about preaching that people often keep to themselves.