"A man can use faith the way a mechanic uses a wrench, or a carpenter uses a hammer."
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"The reason morality has gone out of the window is because the pulpits—and I lay the blame on the pulpits and the preachers—have ceased to preach the truth."
The church has believed that the most important quality we must demonstrate to others is our love, even if it means bending the rules a little.
A Lesson for Conservative and Charismatic Christians Regarding Preachers Like Francis Chan, Benny Hinn, Todd White and Others
I have a question: When was the last time you led someone to the Lord, visited the sick, worshipped and prayed for hours and served your family with humility?
As an observer of human nature in the body of Christ, I have seen this kind of behavior over and over again.
"We consider our church to be 'one house, many rooms.'"
When God shakes His church, will you fall or stand firm?
"When we heard that Shouwang Church is being persecuted again, [...] and other churches facing various pressure from the government, we kneeled down to pray to give thanks and praises to our God, because we are delighted that the bride of Christ is closely following her husband."
Don't tell me how you're going to conquer the world, but you can't even conquer your lusts and addictions.
The main difference being the actual ministerial expression of leadership ability.
A spiritual movement is seen as mystical. The power of God is ignored. Then, we wonder why great gospel advancement is not occurring.
Here are the negative issues we have heard associated with memorials and plaques in the church.
Once I went back to reading the Scriptures alone, without other commentary or interpretation, delving into the Hebrew and Greek as best as I could, I concluded that the pretribulation rapture was not scriptural.
He has some concerns about the "multi-site" model that's growing in popularity.
"I realize there are many questions, but let me at least clarify a few things."
But we can reclaim it. Here's how.
Here's what's next.
Technology can be a blessing and a curse. How will the church choose to see it?
What other reasons would you add?
David Pooler, a scholar who has written about clergy sexual abuse and interviewed survivors, said he believes databases are necessary.