5 Distinguishing Marks of a Fruitful Church
How do you measure this? How do you know if a church is focused on the glory of Jesus Christ? Well, I think you start with the most visible communications. In sermon and song, is Jesus the focal point?
In light of modern cultural realities, here are three methodological shifts churches should consider to more effectively make disciples and reach our communities.
Kevin DeYoung provides some helpful wisdom when dealing with this question.
Here is a very helpful Gospel lifehack.
“The Bible was written to others—but speaks to you. The Bible is about God—but draws you in. Your challenge is always to reapply Scripture afresh, because God’s purpose is always to rescript your life.
When we reapply Scripture to our own lives, the Holy Spirit is rescripting our lives so that we may become more like Jesus.”
Good Parents Connect, Not Just Correct
Christian childrearing is not mainly about disciplining the devil out of our children, but joining with God by nourishing his creative and redemptive good at work in our children, and then graciously correcting the incursions of the world, the flesh, and the devil against their growth. And does it ever require self-sacrificial initiative and energy.
In this podcast Dr. Moore provides some helpful guidance and advice when talking to your children about the transgender issue.