Church and Ministry Articles
"From Christ the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work" (Eph 4:16).
What is the church?
Six functions of the church
Upward, inward and outward in word and deed
The goal of the Christian life
Turn-key or makeover?
Whatever happened to church growth?
Why don't more people go to church?
When goals are bigger than our accomplishments
"Ministry" means "service"
Leadership roles in the church
Leadership in the church
Lay members' role in the early church
"To one another" — living in Christian community
Articles about spiritual gifts
Working together for the gospel
Give me one good reason to go to church
Why you need the church
The quest for the ideal church
Your church needs you
Building unity: the story of Euodia and Syntyche
Church buildings and church growth
Good things in small packages
What makes a church grow?
Giving love and honor to pastors
The bivocational pastor
Code of ethics for elders
Ministry and money
- Money and worship
- Poverty and generosity
- Three reasons to give
- How much is freedom worth?
- Stewardship involves all of life
- A command Paul did not obey: a study of 1 Cor. 9
- The grace of giving: a study of 2 Cor. 8
- Rich in good works: a study of 2 Cor. 9