7 Important Points to Discipleship
Apart from our personal relationship with Jesus, our primary calling as Christians is to make disciples, but do we know what that means and more importantly have we ever done it? I want to set out 7 important aspects to following Jesus which is the place where discipleship starts.Finding Faith: Answers About God on a Faith Journey
Finding faith must begin with defining faith. What is faith? A related question is this: on what does your faith rest? Who is God for you? Religious or spiritual faith can be described as the capacity to trust in an ultimate sense. Finding faith is a way of finding the answers about God we seek on the faith journey.Pastor Anniversary Scriptures and Themes
Creating a pastor anniversary theme can be intimidating, overwhelming and sometimes over thought. Selecting a theme for your pastor is nothing more than creating a sentence based on the direction or progression of his ministry. The theme should also have some type of deep meaning in some cases, with a clever underlining thought.A Christian’s Fear of Death Is Irrational
A common fear nearly all of us struggle with is the fear of death. It is irrational for the Christian to fear death when Christ himself has taken away the sting (fear) of death and promised us eternal life.The Meaning of Aleph and Beit When Connected
You will see in this article the autonomy of the letters of the Hebrew Alphabet. You will learn the meaning of the first two letters of the Hebrew Alphabet when combined together.It Is Well With My Soul
We want to be able to say these words so often. We long to feel a wellness of soul, but we may not understand or imagine how such an expression is possible in today’s troubled times. Please allow me to share a story with you.The Things We Fear
Why is our society so saturated with fear? We fear poverty, we fear disease, we fear aging and death. What can we do to permanently overcome our fears?Do You Believe In Divine Revelation?
In the book of Esther, it is written: “In the twelfth month, which is the month of Adar, on its thirteenth day…on the day that the enemies of the Jews were expected to prevail over them, it was turned about: the Jews prevailed over their enemies.” – Esther 9:1 “And they gained relief on the fourteenth (day), making it a day of feasting and gladness.” – Esther 9:17 That feast is called Purim.Can Rich Folks Go to Heaven?
I like stories like The Boy Who Cried Wolf or The Tortoise and the Hare, the ones where the smallest of children can grasp the moral of the tale. But a story that doesn’t resolve? Not so much. Especially if the story deals with a high-stakes issue, like – say – what do I need to do to make it to heaven when I die? Which is why I really don’t like the following story:Chickens, Bunnies and Eggs – What Is Easter REALLY About?
I’ve always been confused about the origins of Easter, the chocolate Easter Bunny (or Bilby if you’re an Aussie), and what that all has to do with chickens and eggs. Which came first?! Okay, so I know that Easter celebrates the resurrection of Christ, but what about the bunny? And why chocolate? Here’s what I discovered in my quest for answers…Watchman on the Wall (3): Sleeping Church Awaken
The church sleeps today in its indifference, materialism and immorality. Those who are called to be watchmen on the wall have a great obligation to awaken the sleeping church in America.Growing A Church In Many Ways
Seeing your church with just a few active members should push you in acting to enhance your members’ number. Think of ways by which you can enliven the interest and the faith of your members.