Four ways to start becoming an innovative church
Innovation can be an intimidating word. Its connotation suggests change and being outside our comfort zone. Yet, innovation plays a key role in helping congregations who feel like they are spinning their wheels with their outreach activities. What are some important steps a congregation can take to start becoming an innovative church?
Being a Christmas tree of life for others
Because of what Christ has already done for us, those who trust in him are righteous. Because of Christ in us, believers are trees of life. How can we convey this to others?
Discovering big breaks come in small packages
One of the greatest promises God gives – and one of the hardest to trust – is that God’s hand is in everything. How do we make that promise real?
An Anecdote for Selfish Ambition in the church
Ambition can prompt people to succeed in today’s world. The pursuit of power, glory, or to further a cause fuels a person to wholly invest their time and energy into that goal. Is ambition an appropriate term to help Christians advance God’s kingdom on earth? It all depends upon what is driving the ambition.
Ten Ways Christians can Cultivate Credibility to Proclaim the Gospel
Credibility is an important character trait for successful business leaders. It is also important for Christians to display when they proclaim the gospel.
Connie’s Story: An inspiring example to proclaim the gospel
Motivated by love for her Savior, Connie boldly went out to go door-to-door and proclaim the gospel. Her determination overcame her limitations and left us in awe… especially when she approached her final two houses.
Following Christ means not looking back
Following Jesus is not comfortable, nor easy. He regularly challenges believers by defining what it means to live a redeemed life. He does that by stretching our comfort zones and shedding light on misplaced priorities.
Trust in the power of God’s Word prompts action to proclaim it
God’s ways are not our ways. His thoughts are not our thoughts. Perhaps what baffles us the most about God is that he uses believers to carry out his highest purpose – to bring people to heaven.