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There are over 2,000 verses in the Bible about money and possessions. So does God’s Word say anything about debt?
With so many emotions attached to the subject of motherhood, churches can find it difficult to know how to navigate Mother’s Day, which—like Father’s Day—always falls on a Sunday. Here are a few ideas to help your church honor mothers from the pulpit while also being sensitive to challenges your congregation faces surrounding the subject of motherhood.
I’ve been a professor of evangelism for more than twenty years. Over the years, I’ve continually considered and asked why most believers never do evangelism. Here are nine of the reasons I’ve discovered, given in no particular order.
Even though I train all of my K-6 small group leaders, I have three non-negotiable expectations of them. I remind my servant-leaders of these three expectations on a weekly basis. I believe when these three expectations are met, the foundation is laid to lead and teach the gospel to children effectively.
This Week at ThomRainer.com:
A Simple but Incredible Way to Reach Your Community and Grow
Let’s get the Word into our communities. Let’s invite people to our churches. Let’s have gospel conversations. Let’s see what God Himself will do as we are truly Great Commission obedient…READ MORE
Church Sickness #7: Detrimental Defensiveness
Detrimental Defensiveness happens where the leaders are fearful to move forward because of memories of past conflicts and the presence of troublemakers and bullies.