Steps Toward Evangelism

Many believers will never evangelize another person. If you struggle with this task, here are some simple starting points.

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01/22/17 I Am Not Eloquent

READING: Exodus 4-6, Matthew 14:22-36 “Please, Lord, I have never been eloquent.”  Exodus 4:10 I remember years ago listening to a preacher who was suffering from…

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01/21/17 Somebody’s Watching

READING: Exodus 1-3, Matthew 14:1-21 “Looking all around and seeing no one, he struck the Egyptian dead and hid him in the sand.” Exodus 2:12…

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01/20/17 God Meant It for Good

READING: Genesis 49-50, Matthew 13:31-58 “God planned it for good . . . .”  Genesis 50:20 Anyone who has studied the story of Joseph in the…

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12 Problems in Church Nurseries

More than one church growth writer or blogger has written about the importance of the church nursery, especially if we want to reach young families.

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01/19/17 About to Die

READING: Genesis 46-48, Matthew 13:1-30 Then Israel said to Joseph, “Look, I am about to die. . .” Genesis 48:21 Some of my sweetest moments…

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What People Expect from the Pulpit

Since 1995, I’ve been studying North American churches, lostness, and outreach. Much has changed in those 20+ years. What hasn’t changed, though, is what people expect from the pulpit.

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01/18/17 Words

READING: Genesis 43-45, Matthew 12:24-50 “I tell you that on the day of judgment people will have to account for every careless word they speak.” Matthew 12:36…

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