If we were to sum up the way that much of the world thinks today, one word would express it: Postmodernism. This world view states that there is no objective, absolute truth; that"truth" is what you believe it to be. Something can be "true for you, but not true for me". So, how can we convey the truth of the Bible and an understanding of the One … [Read more...] about 9 Ways of Communicating the Gospel to Postmodernists
Would you like to improve the quality of your leadership? RON EDMONDSON has more than 35 years leadership experience, mostly as a self-employed business owner, and has been in full-time ministry for over 16 years. He writes several times a week on leadership, church and family. In a recent post he said, A wise leader has developed certain … [Read more...] about 7 Characteristics of a Wise Leader
“These are days of much activity in the field of church and mission work, but we do well to remember that no amount of activity in the King’s service will make up for neglect of the King himself. I do not believe the devil is greatly concerned about getting between us and work; his great concern is getting between us and God. Many a Christian … [Read more...] about The Death of Spirituality
How do we make cross-cultural connections and show that the message of the Bible is just as relevant for us today, as for those people who lived over 4000 years ago? It is possible to teach in such a way that our listeners can identify with, and care about, characters in the Bible. When we bring these people to life, we will help our group to … [Read more...] about Connecting Our Generation with Bible Culture
What are our teens getting into these days? How can we keep up-to-date with their culture? Young people are under enormous pressure from their peers to fit in and follow the hot trends promoted in media. Movies TV Music Games Apps Trends come and go, but we can stay aware of kids’ culture. The good folk at ChildrensMinistry.com … [Read more...] about What is Trending with Preteens Today?
If you feel your ministry needs to be revitalised and more productive, this is for you! Whether writing a sermon, planning a Sunday School lesson, organising a youth talk or preparing a small group Bible study − focused prayer during preparation is the key. The devil will let a man prepare a sermon if that will keep him from preparing himself. … [Read more...] about Pray before presenting