A list of 25 characteristics of a vibrant, healthy church congregation.
We would all agree that reading on the internet is not the same as reading a book: the actual process of reading is different. When you’re reading a book, you’re looking at absorbing the information more carefully. There are no ads or animations on the page, you can’t immediately pause and check your email, and […]
Yesterday I had a few of my (year 7-9) Sunday school kids over to watch Kung Fu Panda on dvd. We made some popcorn, drank soft drink, and in general it was a good afternoon. Trying to have a discussion afterwards, I asked them if they could see any Christian, or other messages in what […]
A few weeks back, driving past a church sign with some non-Christian friends who work in marketing, we saw this “King sized bed” poster out the front of a church. I noticed it, and thought about trying to start a conversation, but before I could, one of my friends pointed out the poster, and said […]
Tim Challies has an interview with Ryan Ferguson, a man who has some skill at the discipline, covering some tips on memorising sections of the bible.
If you’re looking for a way to read through the bible next year, you could follow along with this year of the bible.
In 2009, reformation 21 is blogging through Calvin’s Institutes (a two-volume book, written around 500 years ago that outlines the Christian faith in more detail than most other books written before or since).
[ptc blog] John McLean describes the new way of running church services in his post the demise of scripture in church The service (meeting) finishes with the now traditional benediction, ‘please stay for coffee’.
Famous Christian author and pastor John Piper pens this list of questions to ask when considering a new job.
Can you really judge a book by its cover? To some extent, this is a good starting point – each commentary series has its own goals, and relative technical difficulty level. Best Commentaries dot com takes you further, though – you can see the books on a virtual bookshelf (comparing their relative sizes and thicknesses), […]