Is The Church The New Israel?

by Jack Wellman
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Some believe that the church has replaced Israel or is the “New Israel,” so is the church the New Israel? Israelite Feast Days I know of several churches that claim we are still supposed to keep the feast days of the Old Testament as well as observe the Sabbath as Saturday, however there is no […]

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Why Isn’t Discipleship Taught In Many Churches?

by Jack Wellman
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Jesus told His own disciples to go and make disciples of all nations, so why don’t you find much on discipleship taught in churches today? The Great Commission For a long time in my walk with Christ, I was living out the “great omission,” which I jokingly call it, but it’s no joke to ignore […]

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Should Christians Judge Others Outside The Church?

by Jack Wellman
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Is it right for Christians to judge those outside of the church? Church Discipline The Bible teaches through the Apostle Peter that “it is time for judgment to begin at the household of God; and if it begins with us, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God” […]

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Should You Force Your Teenager To Go To Church?

by Jack Wellman
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Do you believe you should force your teenager to go to church? A Matter of Choice I cannot tell you as a parent what you should or shouldn’t do. Even though I’m now a grandfather, and all my children are adults, that still doesn’t qualify me to tell you whether you should force your teenager […]

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5 Prayers For Church Unity

by Jack Wellman
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Here are five prayers that may help you pray for church unity. Prayer for Unity in the Community Righteous Father, You know that we are called into a community of believers who are to have one mind, and that is to glorify You and to make disciples of all nations, even if we’re only able […]

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Why Did Jesus Say Peter Was The Rock On Which The Church Would Be Built?

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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A common belief of millions of professing Christians is that Peter was designated by Jesus to be the foundation or head of the church. Because of this, great honor is paid to Peter to this day by these same professed believers. When asked why they believe this, many will quote Matthew 16:18-19 as the answer, […]

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What Does The Bible Say About Church Government?

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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No matter what church you attend, you will find that each has a different way of doing things. Some have a church government that conforms strictly to an outside organizational authority. Others have a church government that is based on their own or little authority. However, when it comes to church government, the Bible gives […]

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How To Deal With Conflict In The Church

by Jack Wellman
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How should we deal with conflict within the church?  Is it up to the believer, the pastor, or is it up to all of us? Is Conflict is Unavoidable? I remember hearing about a huge church in Dallas, Texas some years ago dividing over what the color of the carpet should be.  Imagine how this […]

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10 Bad Excuses For Skipping Church

by David Peach
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Spiritual growth comes from building a relationship with God through prayer, His Word, and being with other Christians. Skipping church and saying that it is not necessary is like someone who claims they want to become stronger and get in shape yet they never spend time learning about exercise and healthy eating. Then they wonder […]

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20 Ways To Serve At Church

by David Peach
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It is possible to be a member of a church, but never be part of the team that makes the church function properly. Spiritual growth happens when you move from being a receiver to being a reproducer. A church of 100 people could not function if there were 100 pastors, but neither can it function […]

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