From twelve men to five thousand members—and more people joining the group every single day. How did the early church grow so quickly? Today on Truth For Life, Alistair Begg examines that first century community and their passion for "Continuous Evangelism." Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! 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.
By God’s design, the local church is comprised of leaders and followers. To achieve harmony, both parties must be faithful to God’s plan. Anything less will create discord. Be sure to listen when we look at Paul’s admonition to the Thessalonian believers on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Just as God has established an authority structure for the home, He’s also designed a leadership structure in the local church. It includes cooperation from both leaders and members. Listen to learn how God’s design can bring harmony in your church on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Two-thousand years ago, Jesus promised He would return to Earth. And living with the certainty of His second coming should make a difference in the way we live today. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg teaches about what to do while we wait. More
The return of Jesus piques our curiosity and raises many thought-provoking questions. But on Truth For Life, Alistair Begg explains that we shouldn’t make those questions our primary focus. Instead, we should stay alert and encourage others in light of Christ’s return. More