I look at 3 simple examples of what the church should look like from Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians: Become a servant to all people, Become all things to all people, and Beat your body into submission. If the church would do these things, it would start growing again.
The church should have 3 focuses… Inward, Outward and Upward. It should benefit those inside the church, those outside the church, and the church should praise and glorify God. If a church focuses on only one of these, then it robs some of the joy from its members. INWARD – It seems like many churches […]
I look at why the church is not as relevant as it used to be, and what needs to be done to make it more relevant to the world today. It’s pretty simple… just read the Bible and do what Jesus instructed us to do – but it doesn’t really work well in this era […]
Romans 12:1-2 instructs is to live lives as a sacrifice to God, striving to be holy and acceptable to him. Not being conformed to look like the world, but being transformed into something different because of Jesus. I believe these verses apply to churches as well as individuals, and wonder how many churches today can […]