When a local church family truly understands the Gospel, telling others the good news about Jesus becomes a natural part of their personal relationships. And based on Acts chapter 2, Alistair Begg cites evangelism as one of Seven Marks of a Healthy Church. 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.
The Gospel of Mark describes a time when Jesus, tired and hungry, came upon a barren fig tree. Unable to find fruit, He cursed the tree and it withered. This reaction seems out of character, doesn’t it? Discover the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg continues our study in the book of Ephesians where he examines the evidences of saving faith. As we reflect on the present, and look to the future, be listening to hear the evidence of a continued and assured union in Jesus. More