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Christians: Not of the World?

“Be in the world but not of the world!”

It’s a well known phrase that has been preached in many sermons and repeated by many, many more Christians. 811 more words

Scripture

Lessons from K'Nex: Building Wisely

Thanks to a sudden winter storm, my children’s prayers were answered and we found ourselves snowed in this morning! That’s right – no class, no work…and two very restless kids. 174 more words

Christian Living

Persecution: A Time For Faithful Prayer

Twenty-One! That’s the number of Christians martyred the other day by the terrorist group ISIS… Milad Makeen Zaky, Abanub Ayad Atiya, Maged Solaiman Shehata, Yusuf Shukry Yunan, Kirollos Shokry Fawzy, Bishoy Astafanus Kamel, Somaily Astafanus Kamel, Malak Ibrahim Sinweet, Tawadros Yusuf Tawadros, Girgis Milad Sinweet, Mina Fayez Aziz, Hany Abdelmesih Salib, Bishoy Adel Khalaf, Samuel Alham Wilson, Exat Bishri Naseef, Loqa Nagaty, Gaber Munir Adly, Esam Badir Samir, Malak Farag Abram, Sameh Salah Faruq, and an unnamed worker from Awr Village. 734 more words

Scripture

The Conversation Churches Must Engage

As the circumstances of our surrounding culture and community change, so do the issues that face every local church. Often the issues, be it poverty, sexuality, religious pluralism, etc…, remain general enough that a church can ignore them if they wise. 1,065 more words

Scripture

Book Review - "Simple Church"

“People are hungry for simple because the world has become much more complex.”

Thom Rainer & Eric Geiger

 

Thanks to the technological advances which were supposed to make our lives more simple, the world is actually growing more complex by the minute. 533 more words

Christianity

Favorite Quotes from Jacksonville Pastor’s Conference

“It matters to God what is preached. And it matters to Him how it is preached. No man is free to preach whatever and however he so chooses.” 449 more words

Christianity

Worshipful Wednesday - Mankind’s Single Greatest Activity

“Missions is not the ultimate goal of the church. Worship is. Missions exists because worship doesn’t… When this age is over, and the countless millions of the redeemed fall on their faces before the throne of God, missions will be no more. 396 more words

Christian Living