Four Considerations When Developing a Purpose-Driven Vision Statement

In a previous blog entitled “Working Smarter Not Harder:  Smart Goals and Accountability,” I discussed the process of goal-setting in churches.  Today, I will discuss how to develop a church’s vision statement by which all goals Read more…

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Why Expositional Preaching and Teaching Demand Good Biblical Reasoning–Part 3: How Do Apply Good Reasoning?

In my last blog, I explained how premises and arguments play a vital role in distinguishing between deductive and inductive reasoning.  Today’s focus is examining several scriptures that reflect both types of reasoning and Read more…

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Four Indicators for Determining What Your Church Values– Part 2: Bible Study and Budget

In a previous blog, I discussed the first two indicators involving believers and bystanders. The last two indicators are Bible study and budget.
 

Bible Study  

For our purposes, I’m defining Bible study as an expository approach to Read more…

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Why Expositional Preaching and Teaching Demand Good Biblical Reasoning–Part 2: What is Good Reasoning?

One of the common verses relating to an apologetic defense of the truths of scripture and salvation is 1 Peter 3:15 which says “But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear” Read more…

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