7 Keys to Fruitful Church Membership – Part 2

The following series of articles comes from David Cloud and gives us some helpful insight into how to really make the most of being a member of a church.  I am so grateful for the church that Jesus Christ loved and gave Himself for, and I want to have a right relationship with the church, […]

7 Keys to Fruitful Church Membership – Part 1

The following series of articles comes from David Cloud and gives us some helpful insight into how to really make the most of being a member of a church.  I am so grateful for the church that Jesus Christ loved and gave Himself for, and I want to have a right relationship with the church, […]

Example of God’s Provision for Mission Giving

A friend of mine wrote me with the following testimony about how God provides when we are faithful to give: “…if you don’t mind I’ll share a praise with you. God has been so good to us. I had gotten behind on a giving commitment and was praying God will provide so that I could […]

Cheerful Giving

Source – Pastor Austin Gardner 2Corinthians 9:7 Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver. Let’s be cheerful givers. Giving can stir up more dissension and hurt feelings in the church than anything I know. People have been billed […]

Evangelising Our Jerusalem

source The first step we all need to take if we desire to be a Baptist Church Committed to World Evangelism is to 1. Work at evangelizing the world in their Jerusalem by committing to knock on and evangelize a minimum of 50,000 people that live close to their church at least twice a year […]

We Need One Another

1 Corinthians 12:21 And the eye cannot say unto the hand, I have no need of thee: nor again the head to the feet, I have no need of you. Part of my Bible reading today was from 1 Corinthians 12.  The whole chapter talks about how we are all given different abilities by the […]

The Importance of Formal Church Membership

I read an article by  on church membership and wanted to pass it on to you. There’s a new debate among today’s Christians. Does the New Testament require, suggest, even hint at local church membership? Are Christians required to belong to a local church, or is it an option? And what does such belonging entail? […]

Tips for Rearing Teenagers

Here is an article written by Cindie Trieber called “Tips for Rearing Teenagers.”   I hope you enjoy it.  Feel free to comment about the article. A large host of you have children who are in the midst of those teen years. Enjoy them! Don’t grumble and complain about every activity and sports event. Teenagers are […]

Importance of Churchmanship

I read this article here.  It shows the importance of commitment to a local church no matter where you are in the world. The new 9Marks eJournal on missions was just released. Click here for the table of contents. One of my favorite articles was Conrad Mbewe’s “How American Christians Can Help Christians in Zambia.” […]

Reasons #11-15 to Join a Bible-believing Church

This is part three of a series of posts written by Dr. Bruce Lackey on church membership.  Read part one and part two. Reason #11 TROUBLE-MAKERS CAME FROM INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE CHURCH. Paul warned, “For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock. Also of […]