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A Prayer of Lament

Reigning Lord Jesus, We declare that you sit upon your throne as our Ascended King. Yet, we lament that your power and authority is often hidden from our eyes. How long will you let death ravage your world? How long will you let Satan ravage people’s lives? How long will you let sin and sickness […]

Ministry of Mercy

The sociologist and historian Rodney Stark has written extensively on the early Christian church’s response to epidemics and plagues in the Roman Empire. In a culture where pity was viewed as a character defect, Christians spoke and acted differently. In the 2nd and 3rd centuries, devastating plagues swept through the empire. Two responses were common: […]

Not Business As Usual

What do we do when God interrupts our schedule as a church? Right now, it seems, like churches are scrambling to keep doing everything they were doing before. Technology is the savior who is rescuing us from our fear of deprivation. With the click of the button, you can listen in, sing along, comment in […]

Seven Reasons We Have a Sunday Evening Service

Sunday evening church services aren’t exactly en vogue. They haven’t been for a few decades (at least). They certainly aren’t recommended by the church growth experts. For many, they’re seen as redundant, inconvenient, and unnecessary. We disagree. Sunday evening service is a great opportunity for the church. Here are 7 reasons why we have a […]