A thimble-full of grape juice and a piece of bitter bread. What do these items have to do with the health of a church? Today, Alistair Begg explains why an effective congregation places appropriate value on the symbols of "The Sacraments." Be sure to listen in on Truth For Life! More
Seven Marks Of An Effective ChurchWhat makes a church effective? Is it having a functional building, excellent worship music, a vibrant youth program or a teaching ministry? Our answers may vary, but the burgeoning church in the book of Acts clearly provides us with seven elements to which every church should strive. These marks include: The Apostle’s Teaching, Fellowship, The Sacraments, Prayer, Mutual Care, Worship, and Continuous Evangelism. No church will ever master all of these elements, but they should be the marks to which church leaders are guiding their people. Is your church on the right course? If you're searching for a church in which to be involved, then these are the elements the early church displayed and should be the marks for which we look in an effective church.
We approve of grace when it’s applied to us. But when God calls us to extend grace to someone who’s wronged us, we sometimes push back. We are reminded that grace is always an unmerited gift as our study of Jonah continues on Truth For Life Weekend with Alistair Begg! More
When Jesus declared Himself “Lord of the Sabbath,” some people believe this was Jesus’ way of making the Sabbath like any other day of the week. So what’s the point of observing the Sabbath now? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Jesus was clear when He said the Sabbath was made for man and not man for the Sabbath. How should His statement shape the way we spend our weekends? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg describes how Christians should keep the Sabbath. More
Many Christians are content with giving God an hour of their Sunday morning. But is that all God requires when He tells us to “keep the Sabbath holy”? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg describes the difference between a holiday and the Holy Day. More