How To Be An Effective Spiritual Leader


What makes for an effective spiritual leader? What attributes or skills are needed to be one?Biblical Leaders If you want to find good models of spiritual leaders, all you have to do is read the Bible. It doesn’t say they were perfect but they were called by God and He placed them where He decided best for His purposes. It is not our decision but “God arranged the members in the body, each one of them, as he chose” (1st Cor 12:18). Moses had to return to Egypt where forty years earlier he ha … [Read more...]

How To Walk By Faith And Not By Sight


How can we learn how to walk by faith and not by sight? What biblical principles can help us do this?Walking With God What does it mean when the Bible says “walking with God?” Genesis 6:8 says “These are the generations of Noah. Noah was a righteous man, blameless in his generation. Noah walked with God.” It was said that “Enoch walked with God after he fathered Methuselah 300 years and had other sons and daughters. Thus all the days of Enoch were 365 years. Enoch walked with God, and he was … [Read more...]

How To Raise Children That Love Church


How can you help your children enjoy church more and grow to love it?The Gift of Children The Bible says that “children are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the womb a reward” (Psalm 127:3). Jacob had it right when he answered Esau about whose children he saw, saying they are “The children whom God has graciously given your servant” (Gen 33:5b). Another time is “When Israel (Jacob) saw Joseph's sons, he said, “Who are these?” Joseph said to his father, “They are my sons, whom God has g … [Read more...]

How To Enjoy Church More


How can you get more enjoyment out of church? Is that even the right question?The Church Is... What is the church? Is it a building? Is it a denomination? Is it universal? The church is the “called out ones” as the Greek word “ekklēsia” means. It also means “a gathering, an assembly,” and “a public meeting.” It doesn’t say “called out one” but called out ones! It is plural and the church is the called out ones gathering in a public and sacred assembly before God. It is not a building or deno … [Read more...]

What Was The Role Of Government In Bible Times?


What role does the government play in our society, in the Christian’s life and in the times in which the Bible was written?Man’s Kingdom In the beginning, in the Garden of Eden, mankind chose to decide what is right and what is wrong in his own eyes (Gen 3) and ever since we’ve reaped the consequences. All we need do is look at the world that’s full of natural disasters, diseases, terrorist’s attacks, murder, wars, and corruption to know that it’s not worked out well for us. Since then, corr … [Read more...]

What Is The Purpose Of The Book Of Job? A Bible Study


Why was the Book of Job written? Who wrote it? How can it help a believer in Christ today?Who Wrote the Book of Job? No one knows for sure who wrote the Book of Job, although ultimately, “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work” (2nd Tim 3:16-17). We can argue over who wrote the book but it’s like arguing who wrote this article. Was it th … [Read more...]