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.
If someone asked you to make a list of things necessary for life, you’d likely mention food, water, air, and perhaps shelter. But on Truth For Life, Alistair Begg reveals that God’s Word is necessary for spiritual life. More
Most people are willing to accept the Bible as an interesting historical account or a book of wisdom. But on Truth For Life, Alistair Begg reminds us that it is so much more than that. It is the actual, infallible Word of God. More
Many people think that becoming a Christian means working harder at being “good.” They expect to earn God’s favor through religious activity. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg reveals that salvation comes not through reformed living, but through a radical transformation of our being. More