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A Welcoming Church

A Welcoming Church

Visitors are a blessing for every congregation. Most local visitors are looking for the missing relationship in their lives and a family of Christians can answer their need.  How can a congregation begin to make a connection with visitors? Sit…

Are You Faithful?

Are You Faithful?

It was a sunny morning when James stepped outside to get his morning paper. Only a moment later James returned with a disgusted look on his face. No paper! James said, “I’m gonna have to get me a new paper…

Beware Of Normal

Beware Of Normal

According to a humorous television commercial, one of the first signs of termite infection in your home is that “everything looks perfectly normal.” It is their way of convincing us that a lot of damage can be done before you…

What Can We Know About Heaven?

What Can We Know About Heaven?

“Now my idea about heaven is …” and then the writer or speaker reveals himself far more than he tells us about heaven. The materialist, sensual, mystical, aesthetic, and surrealist all have a field day with heaven. It is “pie…