A Performance-Based Christianity Leads to Atheism

Performance-based Christianity is killing the church. Do better and be better sermons, Sunday School lessons, and small groups eventually exhaust people and cause them to head for the exits. Atheism is on the rise in our country and we can attribute this phenomenon to lots of different reasons, but today we look within our hearts, … Continue reading A Performance-Based Christianity Leads to Atheism

Reflections for Worship – Romans 16:1-16

One biblical scholar writes that Romans 16 "is one of the most instructive chapters of the New Testament because it encourages personal relationships of love in the church." —  Emil Brunner The warmth of Christian friendship evident in these verses (with so many indications of warm affection) reminds us that in a world of fractured … Continue reading Reflections for Worship – Romans 16:1-16