Regardless of where you worship (Arizona or Africa) or with whom you worship (Presbyterians or Baptists), there need to be two ingredients present in each worship service: transcendence and immanence.
It’s widely known among Christians that communion should be taken seriously. But sometimes I wonder if God’s people feel an unhealthy amount of angst when coming to the Lord’s table.
Although there is a degree of freedom in how corporate worship is expressed depending on factors such as geographical location, Christians do not have permission to do whatever we want when we gather.
I’m a pastor. I often think about what I have to offer people who come through our church doors. I want to win lost souls for Christ and see the converted increasingly become more like the Savior.
So far we’ve looked at various aspects of church membership, like What to Discuss in a Church Membership Class and 5 Responsibilities of Every Church Member. Today’s post is geared toward pastors. If you’re a pastor and it’s the Sunday that you’re scheduled to induct new church members, what do you say? That was my