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Can There Be Church Discipline In An Undisciplined Culture?

There are certainly points in Scripture that we wish were better defined, whether they be doctrinal or moral. But when it comes to church discipline, we have a pretty clear response. Unfortunately, that fact alone is still not a huge motivator for us to do the act of church discipline. Show More Summary

15 Great American Preachers

Preaching is so premodern. In our postmodern mash-up world of participatory services, the idea of expositing the Word of God for any length of time seems authoritative and old-fashioned. However, in light of history, it is this moreShow More Summary

8 Ideas to Incorporate the Lessons of Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving seems to ushers in the holiday season, and rightly so. From it to Advent to Christmastime to Epiphany (and we can event count in Lent and Easter) the calendar is regulated around the revelation that Philippians 2: 6-7 testifies...Show More Summary

It’s Election Time. Let’s All Grab a Catacomb!

Are we bewildered yet? Are we holding out hope? I don’t know about you, but the state of the world, especially the political cycle in the United States, makes me want to find a cozy catacomb and sit out for the next term or two. It seems hopeless and desperate, and, at so many turns, without virtue. Show More Summary

10 Ways Satan Might Be At Work Today In Your Church

Temptation is one of Satan’s greatest weapons to win the war for human souls. Satan and the fallen angels are creations of God. They are actively at war with Him and the battleground is earth. We are also God’s creation, but we’re uniquely different than angels. Show More Summary

Church Planting Lessons from Paul: 10 Scriptural Pointers

Jesus gave us the command to, “Go and make disciples of all nations…” Since Matthew 28:19, the church continues to push outward. It’s not easy. We know that this going resulted in the martyrdom of all the disciples, except John. We know...Show More Summary

Seven Ways to Make Joy Flourish in Your Congregation

Let’s set the record straight again because we know that we know that we know that happiness is not joy. Happiness is external and based on immediate circumstances and people. Happiness depends on both. Joy is different. C.S. Lewis says in Surprised by Joy, that, “All Joy reminds. Show More Summary

Do You Have Any Timothys In Your Ministry?

  Paul’s friendship with Timothy offers a model of discipleship. Rick Warren qualifies their relationship and the message to us in three points: (1) act as a father figure; (2) set the pace for expectation and disciplines; (3) and partner together to do the work. Show More Summary

Where are the Boundaries Between Worship and Entertainment (and Does it Matter)?

  That is the question, isn’t it? Where is the boundary between worship and entertainment? Entertainment is one of America’s leading industries, accounting for $504 billion, or at least 3.2 of GDP if you only count films.  AccordingShow More Summary

Church Worker Salary: Overworked & Underpaid

Do you work for a church? Do you feel overworked? Underpaid? You’re not alone. Many people feel that way, not just in the church environment. Where do you draw the line in working for the Lord and working long hours with little compensation?...Show More Summary

Free Labor Day Sermon Graphic + Bonus

It’s here, the end of summer! School is starting back up, church attendance is picking up and the summer heat is starting to fade away as fall weather (and pumpkin spice lattes) starts to take over. Our friends over at Sharefaith.com...Show More Summary

Promises of God In The Bible

The promises of God are my strength! I love God’s Word. I am not ashamed to say that you’ll often see me kissing or hugging my Bible. Weird? I don’t think so! Why? God’s Word is my compass, my lifeline, my treasure. I hug It when my heart explodes with gratitude, but also when my […] The post Promises of God In The Bible appeared first on churchrelevance.com.

When is Busyness Sinful?

Is busyness a cause for concern in the church? Stop and listen just for a few minutes. Let’s put away all the temporally satisfying things that fill mere hours, rather than vast eternity, and hear the word of the Lord spoken through Haggai to the people of God. Show More Summary

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How Should We Measure Leadership in the Church?

Leadership in today’s culture is widely in want. When children first go to school, leadership is a desired attribute. Parents glow when the teacher says, “Little Johnny is such a leader in the classroom. His classmates really listenShow More Summary

“Church in a Box” Sound Systems For Various Church Sizes

If your church meets in a rented space, in a high school gym, movie theater, a hotel conference room, or an ELKS lodge, you are not alone! But, you are going to have additional concerns beyond the technical aspects of the church sound system. Show More Summary

10 Best Online Resources to Purchase Audio for Churches

Have you recently been tasked with finding or upgrading the audio for your church? Where do you start? Google? Bing? Magazines? How do you know that resource is right for your church setup and budget? Take the guess-work out of Internet...Show More Summary

30 Beautiful Christian Backgrounds and Christian Wallpaper

This post is brought to you and Sponsored by Sharefaith! Looking for beautiful Christian wallpaper or worship backgrounds to add to your church worship service? Are you tired of your worship service presentation and want something visually...Show More Summary

Tithes and Offering Verses

There are many tithes and offering verses throughout the Bible. Some of them refer to tithing, some refer to offering, and some refer to giving in general. This article will focus on the latter. The practice of Biblical Tithing has three different facets; tithing under the old covenant, tithing under the new covenant, and offerings. Show More Summary

Why Don’t You Understand Me? Apply These Five Laws of Communication

As leaders — yes, even as human beings — we communicate every day. Often, our communication is done verbally. We communicate via email, text, and social media. We communicate in our blogs. We communicate constantly, and usually without thinking about how we’re coming across. Show More Summary

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