What can we learn from churches that have failures or are disconnected from their purpose?
This article will explore what God calls, how we are and what we can do with practical and biblical insights to prevent breakdowns and major problems from happening. In Part 2, we will look how to recover if breakdowns do occur.
How to recover your church after a pastor leaves, even in a fall
The statistics for pastors who fall is about 20%. Nearly 50% of pastors starting out will not last beyond five years in ministry for reasons of burnout and frustration. Just 1 out of every 10 pastors will actually retire as a minister in some form.
How to rebuild after a pastor leaves, even in a fall from grace.
To rebuild any church, whether it is from the retirement of a great pastor, the fall of another, a history of spiritual neglect from its leaders, or the slow backslide of apathy or liberalism, we have to be willing to reset. If there is no reset, the congregation will die off.
This comes from a big problem we have in most churches today, that is the tendency of leaders not effectually growing in the Lord and thus do not practice their faith and this dispenses down to the congregation.
Being Loyal to Christ and His Bride We got trouble in our churches--a lack of loyalty. A tough question needs to be asked of ourselves, are we being "harlots" with His Church? Do not refuse God. Teach, preach, be loyal, be fruitful, be faithful, be real for Christ and live it out. By our example, we are used for His glory, giving people known and unknown to us a chance to repent and be saved. (3/8/2013)
The Reality of Hell! Have you ever wondered what we are being saved from? This is not a pleasant, happy subject, but, nonetheless, it is extremely important for those whose call it is to help save the lost. We are saved, by Christ, from God's wrath and an eternity in Hell! But, what is Hell? (2/27/2008)
Introduction to the Book of Revelation Have you ever wondered what the book of Revelation is all about?
This article also serves as the introduction and Background Material to our Bible Study series in the Book of Revelation. (2/12/2008)
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Thinking and Providing Biblical and Grace-Centered Theological Resources for the Church