Organizations in the Church

              Within the local congregation there are various organizations which need to respond to the board of Elders and to the Pastor as responsible to the Church leadership at the local level.  These organizations can be quite as diverse as...

Setting up a Program

              It is popular to think that God has not set up a program for us to follow in order to fulfill His purposes.  And that is technically not true because in the Bible God has set up a program for us to follow in order to know Him.  It is...

Defining Your Purposes

              It’s one thing to have a Church that is stable and another thing to be stable in the Lord.  Living righteous for Christ and fulfilling the commission to go out and change the world and there would be a thought that at some point...

NO MAN SHOULD THIRST

  I can righteously say this is a bloody fine mess we got ourselves into The polution, war, famine, petilence in various places The land is not fit for a King All shall pass away, but what was it He said would never passaway ? His...

Enlisting and Training

              There is no real way to adequately have a short discussion of the gifts that the Holy Spirit has dispensed to us by faith that we have as believers in Christ.[1]  It is the Pastor’s duty to help us as believers to uncover the gifting...

The Foundation for a Healthy Church

              The foundation is the most important work that can be laid in constructing a building, and it can also be one of the hardest jobs to do.  Laying the foundation of a Church does not happen in the same way because the foundation of the...

The Case For Christ - 9) The Profile Evidence

Chapter 9 is subtitled, "Does Jesus Fulfil the Attributes of God?"  The purpose here is for Strobel and his guest specialist to pick out aspects of Jesus as represented in the Bible which demostrate his divinity.  This chapter is a wormy one.  Strobel...

What drives your Church?

  People go to a Church for a lot of different reasons.  While I cannot help but rejoice that people are hearing the message of salvation from at least the Bible believing congregations, it makes me wonder not only what motivates people to go to a...

Communication links

              The tools with which the Church communicates with itself change with the technology that allows us to communicate as a people.  An overhead projector today would probably illicit a lot more chuckles and would merely hinder...

Communication in the Body

              It goes without saying that there is going to be a lot of communication within the Church the body of Christ at the local level.  A lot of that communication, however, can be counterproductive and can produce a lot more harm than...

Christianity's false foundation 6 of 6. The written laws of God

Shalom, Friends Of the six false foundations, removing this one and replacing it with a solid pillar will do more for your faith than correcting all five other foundational flaws.  This one is the key of keys that will free you from all forms of...

What brings anguish?

How can we realize help in times of anguish? Please read Luke 22:43-44 Vs. 43 “An angel from heaven appeared to him and strengthened him. And being in anguish, he prayed more earnestly, and his sweat was like drops of blood falling to the...

Congregational Meetings

              Congregational Meetings can be very productive tools for preparing the Church for the next year; unfortunately, however, Congregational Meetings are more a source of frustration and strife than they are a tool for getting done Church...

Working with another Pastor

              When considering what it is like to work with another Pastor in the ministry of the Church it is important to remember the principles of sharing.  Beyond sharing there is a great deal of coordination that is needed between the two...

found- our great great great great ....grandmother

yes kids its movie time once again meet Ida   the small missing link found in Germany that’s created a big media splash and will likely continue to make waves among those who study human origins. In this documentary paleontologist Jorn...

Working with the Elders

              While working with finance it may be said that you get what you pay for, and the Pastors who always complain about their board of Elders will only get out of their Elders what they have put into their Elders.  The fact is that it is...

Delegation and Sharing

              In managing the home well the Pastor as a husband and as a father should be able to recognize that as husband and a father he is still only one man and can only do the work that one man can do.  It would be unfit for any one man to...

SCIENTISTS should be a ATHEIST ???

SCIENTISTS Should be a ATHEIST ?  No! not at all, in fact, any one that is a true scientist believes in a spirit that is much more superior to any persons running around to find any or all answers to life, matter and the total scope of the...

Leadership means equipping others

              Leadership in the church can frequently feel overwhelming because of all that is required of the Pastor in the week.  Because it is the Lord’s work it is easy to develop a mentality of wanting to get everything done all of the time...

Leadership in the Church

              Leadership in the Church is something that is frequently associated merely with the Board of Elders and the Pastoral staff; however, it is important to take a step back and remember that the Church itself is a theocracy.  It is...