I imagine you agree with me about this: how we finish is more important than how we begin. We find this idea affirmed in Scripture, for Ecclesiastes says:
Finishing is better than starting.
Ecclesiastes 7:8 NLT
In the Christian life, the ultimate finish is to hear our Lord
It’s been tough this week to watch piles of clothes, furniture, appliances, and TVs out in front of every home on my street. It’s dark. It’s difficult.
40,000 homes are under 4-8 feet of water. Nine megachurches are totally flooded. Not one church had services last Sunday.
#1 - Wasting Time - We live in a world where it is easier to waste time than it ever has been before. Comment wars on blogs, tweeting arguments, browsing through random facebook pages and numerous other things can absolutely distract us from what we
What is revival? It is God “stepping down from heaven” and baring His holy arm. He comes and acts and speaks. There is a holy presence and a word on fire. God is in the midst of His people. The Lord is shaking the world.
Sermons by Francis Chan, best-selling author of Crazy Love, Forgotten God, Erasing Hell, Multiply, and You and Me Forever. Francis is the host of the BASIC.series (Who Is God & We Are Church). Currently, he is planting churches in the San Francisco area. For more
Would you like to do the worst possible job of getting people involved in ministry in your church?
Sometimes I think church leaders take the most negative approaches in an attempt to encourage more people to get involved in ministry in the church.
There are several common
by Timothy Stroup
In 1994, my dad went into respiratory arrest. Due to allergies and asthma, his lungs closed up so he was unable to get enough oxygen into his lungs; and thus his heart stopped. There was nothing wrong with his heart. It was strong
by Daryl Merrill
“Will we settle for the status quo, or will we reach out for what God can supernaturally do through us?” ~ Jim Cymbala
I stink at chess. In fact, just last week my ten-year-old beat me. In my defense, he is in the chess
Have you ever watched the movie Groundhog Day? For you millennials in the crowd who didn’t realize we had talking pictures before the year 2000, Groundhog Day was a movie that featured Bill Murray playing a weatherman who has to cover the annual Groundhog Day
Like most of the world, I’ve had my eye on the Olympics for the last week or so. While I’ve not caught every event, I’ve certainly enjoyed stealing as much time as I can to watch as the world’s greatest athletes take their place on