Baptist Dysfunction #3

As we walk through the list of Baptist distinctives, we come to an issue of church polity and practice. Jesus Christ entrusted the church with many things, two of which get a special spotlight (and rightly so): Believer's Baptism and the Lord's Supper. There's not a lot of controversy here [:-)], I've only got a few questions about these...

Baptist Dysfunction #1

I have so encouraged to see a resurgence among young independent fundamental baptists calling for a revolution back to truth. It is encouraging to hear the stories from so many who are prayerfully seeking balance in their faith, their families, and their ministries. For too long, legalists have ruled, dictators have oppressed, and ignorance prevailed.

…Because It’s Not Just a Lesson

I recently accepted the opportunity to teach the adult Sunday School class at Fishers Baptist Church, and today was my first class as the teacher. I was grateful to be asked! Sunday School presents unique opportunities for a more interactive style of communication, and for building community, that can sometimes go underutilized. I thought I'd share with you some of the ways I'm being intentional with this opportunity...

Church Still Works!

We just finished this campaign focusing on the importance & mission of the church.  Thought it might help to share these graphics.  (You're welcome! LOL) Also available: PSD source files, 2' x 6' banner, 8.5 x 11" hand-out, 8.5 x 11" booklet cover, postcard, sermon outlines, study guides w/ blanks, sermon audio, iPad background, & … Continue reading Church Still Works!

Why Do You Go to Church?

Article by Tera Winchenbach Why do you go to church? A friend and I were discussing this topic a few weeks ago. She seemed like something was missing from her church or her relationship with God. So I posed the question, “Why do you go to church?” Her response, after some thinking was, “It’s what … Continue reading Why Do You Go to Church?