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By John Stott, adapted from The Radical Disciple.
In the introduction to his book Knowing God, Dr. J. I. Packer writes that we are “pygmy Christians because we have a pygmy God.” We could equally say that we are pygmy Christians because we have a pygmy Christ. The truth is that there are many Jesuses on offer in the world’s religious supermarkets, and many of them are false Christs, distorted Christs, caricatures of the authentic Jesus. [Read more…]
Christine Christophersen used to be a graphic designer for a megachurch in Omaha, Nebraska. Now, she’s the art director for Pro Media, a feature of Faithlife Proclaim Church Presentation Software, and she equips churches with relevant, high-quality church media.
As a church leader, you know how generosity is key to the Christian life. You want people to experience spiritual transformation and honor God by giving their time, talent, and treasure. But it can feel discouraging when you only have a few members who actually give and serve faithfully. [Read more…]
There are a million conferences every year (don’t check my math), but few are designed for Christians who work in the creative sector.
It makes sense: What creative wants to spend three days straight in lectures? You can probably think of other ways to spend that time—like writing a new song, sculpting a piece, or brainstorming a fun way to make the gospel visible in your craft.
Are you playing the same 20 to 30 songs all year long?
While repetition has its merits—like familiarity to the congregation—it also has its weaknesses. [Read more…]