Posts from May 2019

Posts from May 2019

10 Signs of a Growing Church

Growing churches have elders who are spiritual men of wisdom, knowledge and vision, and who are deeply interested in the souls they are shepherding (1Thess. 5:12-13: 1Tim. 3:1-7).  Growing churches have deacons who believe in servanthood, and who rejoice for the privilege that is theirs to work in special ways to God’s glory (1Tim. 3:8-13). Such deacons “kick up” dust by hastening to serve; they don’t “collect” it by being still!  Growing churches have preaching that exalts Jesus Christ and…

The Stone Rolled Away

Sometime after Jesus cried out His final words on a Friday afternoon, the lifeless body of Jesus was removed from the cross. His work in bringing about man’s salvation was complete, “It is finished,” was His cry. Once removed, it was a man named Joseph who would make the request to Pilate for the Savior’s body and have it granted. Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of Joses observed where it was laid (Mark 15:47) and it was these women…