Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday's Catch: "Five Fascinating Lessons from a 'Secret' Guest in Church Worship Services" and More

Five Fascinating Lessons from a "Secret" Guest in Church Worship Services

The guests showed up, but they never returned. Has that ever happened in your church? You speak with someone who is visiting the first time. You try to be friendly. But you never see them again. At times you wonder why they never returned. Read More

Greg Atkinson On The Secrets Of A Secret Church Shopper: What People Are Looking For When They Come To Your Church [Podcast]

Would you ever send a secret worshipper to your church service? What do you think they’d find? Listen Now

8 Ways God Turns Temptations to Blessings

Just as a tree which is blown by the wind is settled and rooted deeper into the ground, the coming of a temptation simply settles the Christian deeper into divine grace. Read More

3 Growth Traits of Great Church Leaders

Our current place in American history requires an actively informed and engaged Christian witness. Read More

Do You Invite Critique of Your Sermons

If you are a pastor who does not regularly receive feedback on your preaching I want to provide a few suggestions for avenues where you might consider implementing some. These have paid great dividends for me over the years. Read More

On Emotionalism and the Gospel

Many Christians have likely experienced emotionalism - the moments at various worship services and events when excessive focus is placed on a person's emotions. Often, you will see it in places where “decisions” or “worship experiences” are elevated above proper worship of God or, quite frankly, above the gospel. In its ugliest forms, the leader attempts to manipulate the congregation’s emotions to meet whatever their end goal is. and emotional atmospheres are dubbed “a move of the Holy Spirit.” Read More

Ministering to Hispanics in the Church[Podcast]

This Dallas Theologicl Seminary podcast explores ministering to Hispanics in the Church. Listen Now

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