Reflections on 10 Years of Membership at One Church In my entire life I have been a member at 2 churches. First, the church my parents raised me in. Second, the church I interned for in seminary and now pastor. I have spent most of my believing life at this current church. This year is … More 10 Years a Member
The contributors of this blog love podcasts and the edification they bring. They are free, mobile, and easy to use for all Christians. This is an updated list from our previous Christian Podcast post. It is a mixture of different podcast genres on the Christian life. From sermons to practical ministry, you will find something … More Christian Podcasts (Part 2)
Here are some books I’m reading for ministry. These books are related to church leadership, theology, and/or general pastoral ministry. Some of these books I have yet to get to, but plan on reading once I finish the semester. Dunlop, Jamie. Budgeting for a Healthy Church: Aligning Finances with Biblical Priorities for Ministry. Grand Rapids: … More Things I’m Reading for Ministry and Fun (May 2019)
John MacArthur (affectionately called “J-Mac” at our church) is celebrating 50 years of faithful ministry at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley this weekend. It is a great testimony not just for pastors but for every Christian seeking to be faithful to Christ in these crucial times. I can truly thank God for how he has … More What I Learned from John MacArthur
We live in a society that values customization. Almost everything you buy can be customized to your particular liking. While this is great on one end, I fear that the tailor fit mentality can often times be imported into a Christian’s thought pattern when considering a local church. There is a danger in “customizing” our … More Two Churches, One Christian?