Helping students to develop the skill of preparing and delivering sermons. While I am not the best at homiletics, it was challenging for those of us who do preach and for those beginning. It was fun to talk about the skill development and preparation needed to preach the gospel.
No doubt there are a great many people who love the church that they attend. The people, pastor, location, services, style, and programs are often the determining factor for their love. It is understandable that people want to find a church that is a fit for personal needs.
Principles to help guide decision concerning the church and leadership during difficult and challenging times.
It's always interesting to me to watch small churches have big dreams when it comes to missions. These missions-minded pastors and churches make incredible efforts and extend their faith in surprising ways. They believe that God can do big things if they will have faith and trust.
…it is easier to be angry and pithy than to be Christlike and on mission. Such outraged approaches are self-destructive. Some of them are even…