Saturday, April 15, 2017

Saturday Lagniappe: "The offence of the cross: Why extremists attack churches at Easter" and More

The offence of the cross: Why extremists attack churches at Easter

On Palm Sunday jihadists attacked Churches in the Egyptian cities of Alexandria and Tanta killing at least 49 and injuring many others. In India Christians were targeted by Hindu extremists in at least five separate locations on the same day. Read More

Nine Changes Churches Must Make or Die - Rainer on Leadership #319 [Podcast]

A recent post on the urgency needed in many churches struck a nerve with many readers. Today, Thom Rainer and Jonathan Howe unpack that post and talk about nine much needed changes for many churches. Listen Now

6 Things Christ Does with Your Sin

On this Good Friday, it is good to remember what the cross accomplishes. Here are six things Jesus does with sin.... Read More

Three Things We—and Our Sermons—Must Be This Easter Weekend

Erik Reed offers three things pastors and their sermons must be on Easter Sunday. Read More

Why Close Relationships Are Essential to Discipleship

What is the main barrier that keeps people from growing and maturing in Christ? The answer was unanimous: 'Isolation.' Read More

The Intrusive Neighbor

Most people today believe a "good neighbor" is one who causes no trouble, poses no interruption, and in general keeps to himself. The modern motto of a good neighbor is, "Do no harm." He works hard at making no interruption in the lives of those around him. This seems to be the general sentiment for many, and it misses the biblical mark by a mile. Read More

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