Thursday, 18 December 2014 06:34

Vision and venture at Advent

We don’t need more churches enticed to dream of a dynamic future, only to be disappointed when nothing changes.

Published in Columns
Monday, 15 December 2014 06:00

Images of the Kingdom

They may be “sinners saved by grace,” but they’re a picture of godliness.

Published in Columns

And they predict those turned off by Christianity may be attracted to congregations that are more intentional about worship.

Published in Theology

But one Baptist pastor thinks that may reflect unrealistic expectations of church.

Published in Culture

Though the number of people claiming no religious affilation is growing, churches still have some skin in the game.

Published in Social Issues
Wednesday, 26 November 2014 07:04

On megachurches, Millennials and modernism

What Frank Lloyd Wright can teach us about church’s true function.

Published in Commentaries
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 07:20

Cultivating an attitude of gratitude

It’s key to imagining God’s positive dream for a church’s future.

Published in Vital Signs

At First Baptist Church on Highland Avenue in Winston-Salem, N.C., a weekly Friday service offering communion is forging fellowship both among church members and different races and economic classes inside and outside the church.

Published in Congregations

Finding a balance in the new and the old.

Published in Commentaries

The ‘dones’ are those Christians who consider themselves faihful to God but are turned off by the institutional aspects of church — and they just quit going.

Published in Culture
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