How should the body of Christ take care of each other? According to Acts chapter 2, we’re designed to demonstrate our love for Jesus through acts of compassion and generosity. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg calls this one of Seven Marks of an Effective Church. 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.
When confronted about sin, the most natural reaction is to make excuses. But in light of God’s holiness, all our excuses fall away and we’re drawn to mourn over our sin and rejoice in the mercy of God. That’s our subject on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
The prophecies in the book of Daniel have inspired much debate over the centuries, but the main point is clear: our God reigns over human history. On Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, we’ll continue our series called And He Shall Reign, Volume 2. More