Thin-Skinned Christians Ruin Churches
One of the worst things a church can have is people who are thin-skinned and easily offended. May God keep us from ever manifesting such un-Christ-like characteristics.
One Body, One Spirit, One Hope
As Christians, we're called to unity, but not unity at any price. Our unity is centered around Jesus Christ.
Should Christians Save or Invest?
The Bible clearly commands us to give. But is it ever okay to save our money or to invest it? Should we give our money away whenever we earn it and not have any savings?
You Are Not Most Important
One of the biggest battles Christians face in their church is with selfishness. Christians should not be consumed with themselves and their own interests.
The Unity of the Spirit
We are called to be eager to maintain unity. But why is unity so important? And how do we become eager to maintain unity with other Christians?
The Church Needs to Be Protected From the Inside
Pastors can have a tendency to expect attacks to come on the church from the outside. But Paul warns the Ephesian elders that wolves are going to attack the church from within.
How to Address Someone Who Seems to Be a False Convert
If we suspect that someone we know who claims to be a Christian may actually be a false convert, how should we address them?
Are Church Denominations Divisive or Necessary?
There are many different groups and denominations that fall under the umbrella of "Christianity." Is this a sign of division?
Nothing Damages the Church Like Proud People
The spirit of our age is telling us that we need to trust and believe in ourselves. But this mindset will severely divide and damage a church...
Dwell on Christ to Dissolve Division From Non-Essential Differences
May God help us to not give off an impression of superiority to other Christians who may not agree with us on secondary matters.
Love For Christ Overcomes Sexual Immorality
There are practical things to consider when seeking to overcome sexual sin. But if love for Christ is lacking, all other means and methods won't last.
Choose Life or Lust, Christ or Sexual Sin
Sexual sin has been a problem in all generations, but there's no question that our current generation faces it and has access to it far more than any other generation in history.
Don’t Blame the Faults of Your Parents for Your Rejection of Christ
Many children find it convenient to use the failures of their Christian parents as an excuse to not come to Christ. Their failures (not referring to a life of hypocrisy) just means...
What is Repentance?
A proper and Biblical understanding of repentance is essential when it comes to salvation. We don't want to make repentance less sharp than the Bible does...
Christian Unity: Consequences of Disunity (Part 3)
It's no small matter when we don't deal with the sins we commit against one another in the church. We can't afford to disrupt our unity by...
Christian Unity: The Practice of Our Unity (Part 2)
Jesus doesn't want us to wait until we get to heaven for His prayer for our unity to be answered. This prayer of Jesus for our unity should be the direction of our lives here and now.