Salvation and purpose is an odd title. Yet, failure to distinguish between these ideas entangles them to the detriment of one or the other.
On the play ground, we can easily distinguish between becoming part of a team and what we are to do as team members. However, open the Bible and we might find ourselves blending what is distinctively different. Continue reading “Salvation and purpose”
The editor shares sundry thoughts and meditations, both personal and biblical. Continue reading Born for the jump to eternity
Stephen Covey attempted to show the difference between “effectiveness” and “efficiency”. Suppose you’re driving down the highway and you realize that you’re making excellent time, getting better gas mileage from your vehicle than ever before. You are being very efficient. But suppose you are headed in the wrong direction. Continue reading Your Purpose In Life
When we pay attention to detail and ponder why people act as they do, we begin to see some important opportunities for growth. In the process, we find doors that we never noticed before, that open to beautiful new vistas. In the areas of fellowship and the spiritual growth of a congregation, we want to offer one such doorway that leads to the growth of God’s people.
We commonly believe that if the members of a congregation get along really well, that they are unified and constitute a strong spiritual family. However, this is not necessarily true. Continue reading “A Congregation is More than a Group of Friends”