The Church Playbook?

At a time when some churches have the appearance of struggling to grow their congregation there are many tools available claiming to help grow their church.  Many provide steps and techniques that they claim they have proven to bring growth.  One that I see popping up...

Longing to Worship Together Again

I sit here a bit saddened after the fifth Lord’s Day without corporate worship.  It saddens me that many church bodies have not been able to gather as we are called to do and worship God together.  Yes, many are able to use technology to in some way worship, but...

A Scripture Rejected in Practice

There is a passage of Scripture that seems to be very neglected in the Church these days.  Many will say they agree with it but in practice, they don’t appear to be doing what they say.  I’m sure this rejection is done with many passages, but the one I am...

Come, Let Us Worship: Zeal For Your House

“Come, let us worship and bow down, Let us kneel before the LORD our Maker.“ Psalm 95:6 “Come Get Naked With 5000 of Your Closest Friends Without Taking Off Your Clothes.” In our post-modern culture where tolerance demands there be no contradictions and no conflicts...

Reasons to Leave a Church

The church is an Extension of Your Family  Your church should be an extension of your own family, for they are your spiritual family. Your church family walks with you during life’s difficult trials and rejoices with you during life’s celebrations. It is a close-knit...

Let The Children Come

I believe Martin Luther King Jr said the most segregated time of the week is Sunday at 11am. He was referring to the racial divide in the churches.  This was and may still be a problem.  But I want to consider here another segregation that continues in our churches at...

What is the Church?

The Universal Church   When asked this question, most people would jump right in and say the name of their local church. Some will envision the “little white church on a hill” where they first came to know the Lord. Others will think of their particular...