Acts chapter 2 provides one of the first snapshots of the Christian church. These first-century believers modeled Christ-like compassion and generosity even selling their possessions to meet the needs of others. We’re talking about the implications for churches today on Truth For Life Weekend 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.
James chapter 1 verse 17 says, “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the Heavenly Lights.” And that’s our topic when Alistair Begg continues his message about The Goodness of God. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
During this festive season, people are frantically searching for the perfect gift for a loved one. But Alistair Begg describes the amazing gifts – not from a store - but from the greatest Giver of all. Our series about Thankful Living continues on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
It’s rare to find that “the grass is greener on the other side.” And on Truth For Life, Alistair Begg describes the dangers of discontentment and envy as he continues the series called Thankful Living. We’ll talk about the link between gratitude and personal satisfaction! More
In a day when aggressive shoppers will literally trample over others in order to acquire a good deal on the latest flat screen TV, contentment should set believers apart from those who are unbelievers. On Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, we’ll see the connection between personal satisfaction and gratitude! More