How To Choose A Church
June 09, 2023
Let me share two timeless truths from Luke’s description of the early church in Acts 2. First of all, we should view the church as God’s creation, not our organization. The local church was God’s idea.
The Importance Of Sharing
June 08, 2023
A winning church is characterized by worship, instruction, and nourishment. That is the kind of church God uses to pour His power into our lives.
Why We Need Other Christians
June 07, 2023
What made the early church so energy-packed? They received emotional nourishment from one another. Acts 2:42 says, “They were continually devoting themselves . . . to fellowship.”
The Importance Of Preaching
June 06, 2023
God uses the church to generate the power of His Holy Spirit into our lives. And one characteristic of a winning church is instruction--the teaching that comes from God’s Word.
A Winning Church
June 05, 2023
R. H. Tawney said, “Those who seek God in isolation from their fellow-men . . . are apt to find, not God, but a devil, whose countenance bears an embarrassing resemblance to their own.”
Be Prepared For Sunday
June 02, 2023
One way to participate in worship is to join a small group where you can get to know other Christians on a deeper level. But even when you attend a service, you can actively participate in worship.
How To Participate In Worship
June 01, 2023
What does genuine worship look like? Yesterday, we saw two characteristics of genuine worship: it is centered on God, not on us, and it is corporate, not just individual. Now let’s look at one final characteristic: genuine worship is active, not passive.
Characteristics Of Genuine Worship
May 31, 2023
There are a lot of things in churches today that are passed off as worship that are not worship. What does it mean to truly worship God? Over the next couple of days, I want to share with you three characteristics of genuine worship.