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.
Most of us look forward to the day when we can retire. But, as the prophet Daniel reveals, there’s never a point when we can retire from our engagement in spiritual warfare. On Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, we learn about Daniel’s continued faithfulness in his old age! More
Daniel’s prophecy of the seventy weeks is one of the most widely debated passages in Scripture. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg draws out his interpretation of this challenging text while pointing our eyes to the primary message: God’s power over human history. More
On Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, we’re looking at a challenging passage: the prophecy of the seventy weeks. It’s been interpreted many different ways, but the main point is clear: God’s purpose will always come to pass. More
In the midst of relaying prophecies and visions of the future, Daniel paused to offer a prayer to God, and his prayer gives us an excellent model of true repentance. That’s our subject as we continue our study in Daniel, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More