R.C. Sproul’s chance encounter with with someone who really believed in Jesus, as if He is a living person, changed his approach to bible study.
“God desires that his people would move outside the walls of their churches. He wants them to meet people wherever they are, whatever they do,” says Del Riemer, Associate Pastor of Summerland (B.C.) Baptist Church. “Too often local churches are like a prison that keeps their people in and unintentionally intimidates people outside church and […]
The 40th anniversary of a unique ministry was celebrated on the evening of Sunday, July 29, 2012. That night, churches in the town of Dresden, Ontario, marked 40 years of “Sunday Evening In The Park.” This drive-in church service was the brainchild of Baptist minister Dann Filyer. The invention of the automobile is sometimes blamed […]
Christian psychologist James Dobson is expanding and reissuing the series of videos on parenting that was originally issued in 1978 and that launched Dobson’s Focus on the Family ministry into international prominence. The original series of seven videos was filmed in San Antonio, Texas, and was viewed by an estimated 80 million people in the next five years. Dobson, […]
“Dear Jesus, I want you in the center of my life and commit through your power, to serve and obey you – anytime, anywhere, at any cost, to do anything.” What’s your reaction to this prayer? Excitement? Fear? Guilt? Hope? Irritation? Many Christians wrestle with the no-holds-barred commitment these words express. According to Leonard Buhler, […]
When you think about 1954 you might think about the first time the world series was broadcast in colour, or maybe you think about the marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe Dimaggio. It is likely, though, that 1954 came and went way before you were born. For Mark and Huldah Buntain, a young vivacious couple […]
On July 27, 2011, evangelical leader John Stott passed away at the age of 90 in Lingfield, Surrey located in the south of England. He passed surrounded by close friends and family. His cause of death is said to be related to complications due to old age. He was born on April 27 1921 to […]
Growth is overrated, and usually involves too much hard work and focus. It is far easier to lead with a minimalist strategy. Don’t read anything about youth ministry. Assume that you already know all there is to know about ministry to teenagers, and that those who have more experience are simply older and out of […]