I grew up in the Church. No really, I grew up in the church. As a pastor’s kid, I spent countless hours in church and doing church activities. I am a church native and familiar with all its quirks and cultural oddities, with all its strengths and all its failings. As the son of prominent evangelic
Why the Church of Christ Is All Wet: Baptism
I Don’t Like Going to Church. Why Should I Keep Attending?
Eddie, My name is Lily, I’m 29, single and a Christian. Moment of vulnerability here: I don’t like going to church. I used to like going and got SO much out of it, but now, not so much. My question is: Why should I keep attending? Thanks for answering. Lily Lily, Your vulnerability is going to
Bachelorette 2017 Bryan Abasolo Dated Jubilee Sharpe Before Rachel Lindsay
A look at who Bachelorette 2017’s Bryan Abasolo dated before joining Rachel Lindsay’s Season 13 — including a former Bachelor contestant!
What The Best Church Websites Do
I was recently listening to an Andy Stanley Leadership podcast where Andy talked about ownership. Andy told the story about where he walks around this church and picks up the rubbish as he finds it…
Top 10 Book Needs
Top 10 Book Needs We receive requests for all kinds of books, but some topics are harder to keep in stock than others. These types of books are always flying off our shelves faster than we can find them! Please help us stock our empty shelves and look for these topics wherever you buy books. We can accept new and used paperbacks in good condition, so keep an eye out at yard sales, library book sales, and online English dictionaries and thesauri Exercise (yoga, weight lifting) Hobbies (drawing, crocheting, chess, crossword puzzles, word games) Self-help (sexual abuse, trauma, addiction) Bible dictionaries and concordances as well as non-mainstream religions such as Wicca, paganism, spirits, dreams, tarot cards,…
How to Trust God With Your Decisions and Stop Looking for Neon Signs From Above
Decision making is no fun. Especially when the decisions we’re struggling with could have life changing or drastic repercussions, or at a minimum have lots of pros and cons to consider. That’s why in my Proverbs 31 devotion running today, I shared about being frustrated with having so many important decisions to make, and how I …
How to Listen to God's Word
Whoever listens to God’s Word with an open heart and alert mind will receive from Him.
Why Church Hymns Are Best Sung in Bars
Jodi Houge, a pastor in Minnesota, talks about the shifting church culture in the U.S. and what it’s like to hold services in coffee shops and bars.
Harvard Launches Free Online Class To Promote Religious Literacy