The difference between the two may be more complex than you think.
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Isn't the idea to get to Jesus, not who greets you at the door on your first visit?
Pastors are constantly blessing the lives of their congregation. Don't forget that the Bible expects the congregation to also be a blessing to the life of the pastor.
'Christianity isn't real because a loving God wouldn't send anyone to hell' is one you hear a lot lately. But there are nine more big ones.
Is your church frozen in a time warp?
A pastor who refuses to preach about hell is doing his congregation a huge disservice.
Would it be an unequal yoke for one called into the ministry to be wed to a Christian who resents his calling and resists the demands that this life has?
Let's not repeat their mistake. Jesus is more interested in clean hearts than clean hands.
Some groups take advantage of the fact that many people are not well-educated in fundamental biblical truths—but it's not just groups.
God has created a favorable opportunity for His children to help each other. It's up to us to recognize and execute it.
"The devil's plans were defeated!"
These are almost no-brainers. Can you think of more?
Is your pastor unprepared or unwilling to preach this important message?
This film evokes emotions all across the board.
There is a biblical plan for this.
Here's one reason: When Christian leaders need to continually lavish themselves with opulent gifts replete with a celebrity lifestyle, they have bought into the world system.
This man's story is fraught with abuse, tragedy and crime, but his work today illustrates the incredible restorative powers of God.
Sometimes people cannot even articulate the reason they are leaving, but this is often the real root.
Here's why you don't want to be a Christian who is unplugged from the church body.
We need to return to the Antioch model in this day and age.