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.
Saying “no” to the wrong things in life is as important as saying “yes” to the right things. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg reveals how Nehemiah honored God by rejecting privilege, pride, and every distraction from God’s work. More
No matter how strong the outer defenses are, any organization can be brought down by internal corruption. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg explains how Nehemiah responded to the inside threat that faced Jerusalem as they rebuilt their city’s wall. More
The people of Jerusalem were rebuilding their wall under Nehemiah’s direction, and they successfully deterred the external threat of antagonistic neighbors. But on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, we’ll hear how they faced an internal threat of corruption and exploitation. More
When Nehemiah faced opposition from his critics, he responded by asking God for help. But he took his dilemma a step further. Nehemiah rolled up his sleeves and got back to work. On Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, hear a message titled Hard Pressed But Not Crushed! More