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What to do when your church changes
These days in my retirement ministry, most of the churches where I’m invited to preach have these things in common… –Almost no man wears a necktie or suit. –On the platform you find all kinds of musical instruments. –Huge screens are mounted on the front walls, where the words of songs and scripture are projected. –Many people in the congregation read Scripture from their phones. –Worship leaders are often wearing jeans and sneakers. –In the announcements, you hear of mission trips to foreign countries, regardless of the size of the church. –Fewer and fewer hymns are being sung, and when the old ones are brought out, they’re given new treatments. Mostly, though, what’s being sung in worship was written in the past 10 or 12 years. –Churches announce on their outside signs “blended”…
Why the Church of Christ Is All Wet: Baptism
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This amazing church in New Zealand was crafted from dozens of living trees, which will form into a strong natural structure as they continue to grow.
Deptford minister celebrates 20 years at First Baptist Church of Jericho
DEPTFORD — He first heard the call in 1983. Now, Pastor Clabon Bogan is celebrating 20 years at the First Baptist Church of Jericho.“Every one of us has been called to something,” said the Vineland native in his sermon on...
How to Keep Millennials Coming to Church
The reality is that fewer and fewer millennials are going to church—but there are some things you can do to help this.
Your Boyfriend is NOT Your Babysitter; Watch Your Own Kids
By Zondra Hughes Maleah Davis, a precious 4-year-old child, deserved to grow up. Yet, time and time again her safety was put at risk. It’s hard to empathize with Maleah’s grieving mother, Brittany Bowens, when the Maleah updates spread across news sites like an infection, each new detail more painful than the last. But context... Read more »
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Tuesday, June 06, 2017 “so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.”( Daily Reading , ESV)
You'll Never Guess What's Keeping Some Catholics Out Of The Church
You might be familiar with my brother Patrick Madrid’s daily radio show on Immaculate Heart Radio and if you are, you know his primary goal in getting behind the microphone is to bring souls to Christ. I listen frequently and love hearing the discussions that take place with callers from all faith backgrounds; Catholics, former …
Why Bother With Church? Billy Graham's Answer
Top court affirms Schaefer’s reinstatement as clergy
United Methodist Judicial Council says committee on appeals made no errors in its decision to restore Pennsylvania pastor’s credentials.