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.
It’s not uncommon to find large bustling churches where you can feel a lack of unity. In fact, sometimes the room feels unfriendly and divisive with little cliques that are impossible to break into. We’ll evaluate the cause and cure for disunity on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
In First Corinthians, we read that, “Every woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head.” Was this command relevant for the ancient church alone, or does it carry weight for us still? We’ll address that question on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
In First Corinthians, Paul instructs men not to wear head coverings in church, and he tells women that they ought to cover their heads. What’s the purpose of those head coverings, and how do those commands apply to us today? We’ll answer those questions on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. More
Many people think that they’re saved because they attend church. But, as the saying goes, “Just because you’re in the garage … doesn’t mean you’re a car!” On Truth For life with Alistair Begg, we’ll be challenged to evaluate whether or not we’re truly following Christ. More