Taking on the mantle of leading worship raises the bar and adds extra responsibility than entertaining the audience. My problem with this story had far more to do with the increasingly blurry line between worship and entertainment.Continue Reading
In the United States, churches are considered non-profit organizations and thus do not have to pay taxes to the IRS. Some people take great issue with that and believe many churches abuse their tax-exempt status for self-gain or political influence.Continue Reading
Why take such a firm stance as scripture alone? First, if the Bible truly is God’s inspired word, nothing can reasonably take priority over that. What could a man say that would be a higher authority than God? Second, having an authority set in stone can be a great source of peace and stability.Continue Reading
“I can worship just fine at home or even better out in nature. All I get from going to church is judgmental hypocrites who care more about offering plates and internal church politics than living like Jesus.”
Have you ever had that conversation? Is gathering as a church essential to being a Christian?