Saturday, October 10, 2015

Saturday Lagniappe: Eleven Articles:

Reignite Your Prayer Life

Hardly any question — unless perhaps if someone asks about your evangelistic efforts — can cause more chin-dropping, foot-shuffling embarrassment for Christians than asking about their prayer life. Read more

6 Things To Look For In A Ministry Resume

Here are 6 traits to consider when reading a ministry resume. Read more

How to Spot Rising Women Leaders

If we want to see more women leaders in the church, we need to look for them. Read more

Persecution and the Priorities of Preaching

Sometimes it happens that preaching the Word is met with antipathy and resistance. Read more

How to read the Book of Revelation

Yet another 'prophecy' about the end of the world comes and goes – but we know, like the proverbial bus, another one will be along soon. One of the reasons for this predictable yet disappointing procession is that we don't really know how to read the Book of Revelation properly – the source of many of these failed forecasts. Read more

Is Church Holier With the Lights On? Or Off?

Two services. On opposite ends of the country. They couldn't have worshiped more differently. Which one got it right? Read more

The Outer Limits of the Inner Sanctum

Your home and the way you live your faith will have a greater influence on the next generation (children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews) than you can dream or imagine. With this in mind, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and other influential adults must see themselves as missionaries in the inner sanctum of the home and family. Read more

Have Churches Been Doing Youth Ministry Wrong Forever?

I’m not a youth pastor, like I said, so I make no claims of professional experience, but I do have an idea for how to make our youth ministry more effective. It really requires a change in ministry structure throughout the entire church. Read more

Social Media and the Fruit of the Spirit

One of the most unfortunate but telling aspects of social media is the way many Christians use it with little concern for how it reflects on them or their Savior. Read more

How not to evangelise in the workplace

The term 'Sunday morning Christianity' has long blighted church leaders and those desperate to infect the outside world with the good news of Jesus. The disconnect between the sanctuary and the office has perhaps never been so great, and in an increasingly secular society – arguably one even hostile to Christianity – there's every chance it could get worse. Read more

Arguments for the Creator Point to Inconsistent Worldviews

Both Christians and non-Christians see evidence for a Creator. How does this belief affect our lives? Read more

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