In 1999, Christian musician Matt Redman released a song called, “The Heart of Worship”.
- August 21, 2013 |
Only two things in this world are eternal—the Word of God and people.
Let's begin with an object lesson this morning. This is a toothpaste tube. I'm prepared to confess this morning that I am a "squeezer."
"It may seem ironic, but some of the people from whom you have to most tenaciously guard your church are other believers."
While we don't have a ton of college students, the largest percentage of our growth at Redeemer comes from the millennial generation. Here's what they're saying...
A 2009 Barna survey found only 19% of Christians (and 4% of those in their 20's) hold a biblical worldview.
People are incurably religious. If they do not worship God, they will find something to worship.
It’s not the content you receive every week that is so formative; it’s the act of being together and making the Lord’s family your priority. It’s similar to a family to eats every night together at the table. The value is not in the specifics of your conversation, but the very act of demonstrating your love for each other.
There are countless reasons for dropping the occasional story into your sermon. Here are my top three.
No matter how good you design a church service to be, if the children's ministry is bad, people won't come back - unless they're folks without kids.
What would worship be like if your congregation had prepared for the sermon?
The God who promised we won’t lose our reward for giving a cup of cold water to a disciple won’t fail to bless us when we bless others.
Though all Christians are called to serve the cause of Christ, God calls certain persons to serve the Church as pastors and other ministers. Wondering if you're one of them?
The pursuit of racial reconciliation is difficult at best, but we have a hope that is greater.
Only about 5 percent of adult church members tithe, according to a study by The Barna Group.
The more contact I've had with those divorced and divorcing, the more my heart aches. Too many situations don't fit the "rules."
Though his instructions may not provide an eight-session video series, it is expert advice from God the Spirit through Paul.
Don’t allow the Internet to become your congregation. YouTube is a horrible place to go to church.
Dear Roger, My husband and I would like to be cremated after our deaths. Is there scripture regarding our decision?