Spiritual infanticide

It is hard to imagine a baby being left alone to die.  As hard as this is to imagine happening to a physical baby, it happens frequently in churches across America to spiritual babies.  We often leave new believers “on their own” after baptism, expecting them somehow to figure out the Christian life by themselves.  … More Spiritual infanticide

Never-ending nursery

Some churches are full of members who have been Christians for years, but they have never grown up.  They were grumpy when they were baptized and thirty years later, they are still grumpy—they have not grown in joy.  They were greedy when they got baptized and fifty years later—they are still greedy.  What is shocking … More Never-ending nursery

Are you coasting?

 Do you have any intentional plans to grow this year?  A few years ago I saw a quote on the preacher’s door at my home church, that said, “If you are not growing, then you are coasting.  And if you are coasting, you’re going downhill” One of the major purposes of the Church is to … More Are you coasting?