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
In times of discouragement and doubt, remember the return of the Jewish people
There are times in the lives of all believers when they may face doubts and discouragement. No matter what the reason for one’s disappointment, the Bible offers guidance as well as examples of
Everyone loves a “reset.” I LOVE when the car trip-o-meter goes back to “00000” with one push of a button! How do you get ready for this new year? The secret of all growth is to be “reset.”
My wife gave me this lovely, expensive, German
One of the questions often asked of me is, “how in the world do you stay so passionate? It seems like you believe every Sunday is going to be the ‘best ever!’” Great question…recently I sat down and listed out a few things that I
Is it a sin for a Christian to be seriously overweight? When responding to this question, we should answer it for ourselves and not for others, since there are many potential reasons for people to be overweight and we don’t want to pass judgement on
I guess I’m a bit picky here.
If your church has a greeter ministry, it’s already ahead of most churches. I should just be grateful you have such a ministry.
But you do want it to improve, right?
Greeter ministries, like any other ministries, can get in a
by Pasquale R. Mingarelli
The calendar said Monday, May 31, Memorial Day. The weather didn’t agree. Snow fell on the ground as I set foot on the mountain trail. I kept my focus to climb despite the snow and cold. As a kid I grew up
It’s hard to believe, but it was over ten years ago. Our family was out of town. While we were away, we went to a service at a church that was very different than our church. We had three kids at the time. All three
From the New Testament perspective, the declaration “Jesus is Lord” is essentially a summary of Christianity 101. According to Romans 10:9, recognizing Jesus’s lordship is where the Christian life starts. But for many of us, “Jesus is Lord” doesn’t hold much meaning. It might be