Before you go to church today, pray! Later, after attending worship today, pray again! Why such admonition on this Sunday morning? It is because blessings from the Holy Spirit are not found everywhere people are assembled before ministers who are opening their mouths. Oft times, when people are gathered for worship, ministers and congregants are … More What’s In Your Pulpit?
The northern nation of Israel had entirely forsaken their Heavenly King. They foolishly discarded God, and he allowed them to experience only a small portion of the curse they justly deserved. Yes, their land was attacked, taxed, pillaged, devastated, and desecrated. Yes, their fathers were killed and their mothers abused. Yes, the best of their … More Jeremiah’s Big Idea – Repent & Enjoy God
Sometimes, the relationship between the minister and his congregation can be quite thrilling. Through the faithful proclamation of God’s Word, converts are made, children are discipled, leaders are built, prodigals return, marriages are saved, families are improved, the consequences of sin are abated, lay-led ministries abound, local cultures are transformed, congregational size grows, buildings are built, and … More Where did all the preachers go, and what did you do to them?