When you’re swimming in the ocean, it takes intentional effort to keep from drifting away. If you take your eyes off the shore, you’ll likely end up somewhere you never intended! And the same is true of our churches.
Even though relationships aren’t easy, life would be pretty dull and lonely without them. In spite of our high-tech world, people remain an essential ingredient in life.
What makes a church different than a lecture hall? Chuck Swindoll addresses that question in this message.
Christians are unwise when they remain out of touch and live in secrecy. Being responsible includes being accountable, not just to God but also to one another. If carried out in the power and under the control of the Holy Spirit, accountability can be one of the most secure and reassuring facets of our Christian experience.
A sermon will not meet our needs—we need someone to hear, someone to feel the blows in our life, someone to help us cushion the heavy weight when it drops down on us. We need to assimilate into the body of Christ.
Prejudice is a learned trait, but it can be unlearned. It takes a renewed mind to remove the blinders of prejudice and see people for who they are...instead of what they look like.
Being involved means more than shaking hands with people on your way out of a church service—it’s investing in the lives of others.
Dealing with change in life can be hard but Scripture does provide us with some direction.
Romans 12:14-21 paints a picture of the church using peace as his base colour with pronounced shades of humility and blessing.
Have you ever suffered alone? Who hasn’t, it’s devastating. We were created to share life with each other. Take a look around—who could use your friendship right now?