Tag Archives: fellowship

Why Church Hurts

A lot of people get hurt in churches, but that shouldn’t surprise us given what the church is: diverse members that are connected in one body. Christian church folk are truly and spiritually connected with one another and because of … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Why Does God Love Us? A short piece that clarifies a needed point. “To rightly answer the question we first must ask whom we mean by ‘us.’” Toddlers & Picky Eating. I guess with my little one on the way, … Continue reading

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Three Relationships Every Christian Should Have

Among the many important relationships you do have as a Christian, I believe there are three specific relationships you should make a priority to have. Get a Paul. Paul was a mentor to numerous young men, two of which are mentioned in … Continue reading

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A Log in the Fire

I have written before about the essential importance of loving, being a part of, and going to church. To add to the list, here is a simple little story from Donald Whitney to help illustrate the importance of church fellowship within the Christian life. … Continue reading

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For Those That Don’t Feel Connected at Church

Have you been attending your church without ever connecting with others in a significant way? Does your fellowship at church consist of no more than a few small conversations on a Sunday followed by a week of no contact? If so, … Continue reading

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My One Goal Every Morning

George Mueller (1805–1898) is remembered for his massive ministry to orphans in England over a century ago. John Piper does an excellent biographical sketch of his life here. In listening to his sketch, I will always remember this quote from … Continue reading

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Twelve Reasons to Go to Church

A lot of Christians don’t know quite what to do with the church. Some say they are better off not going to church. Others think the church is an option for Christians if they want. Few would be as bold to … Continue reading

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What Makes Heaven Heaven?

And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God. He will wipe away every … Continue reading

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Because He Won’t Leave Her

Over the years I have met lots of folks who have been disillusioned, hurt, betrayed, and misled by the church. They came into the fold expecting blessing, but left with nothing but curse. Coming with a smile; leaving with their teeth … Continue reading

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Loving the Church Like Jesus Does

I pray all my readers let this sink deeply into their heart and guide them into the heart of their local church. May we be as committed to our local churches as Jesus is. John Stott: We are not only … Continue reading

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