November 2014

Monthly Archives

  • Do We Have to Go to Church to Go to Heaven?

    [ad_1] Besides asking whether a Christian needs to be baptized, the other question that seems to be asked more and more is, do we need to go to church. I think the reason why this question is coming up more and more, is our present condition in the country, and that is because less people […]

  • Philosophy of Christian Counseling

    [ad_1] As we consider a philosophy of Christian counseling, we find that there are four basic philosophies of counseling available to the pastoral counselor. They are not all Christian, in fact only one of them is Christian. They are, 1) The philosophy of psychologists and counselors who advocate a secular humanist or cosmic humanist world-view […]

  • Fun Ideas For Church Youth Groups

    [ad_1] I felt ill prepared to lead such a large group of young people. What did I have to offer? It took me a while to find the answer to that question, but when I did find the answer, my eyes were opened to a completely new world. I learned that the best youth leaders […]

  • Some Ways to Improve Depression Without Medication

    [ad_1] According to the Alternative Medicine Encyclopedia, depression is: “Mental illness characterized by a profound and persistent feeling of sadness or despair and/or a loss of interest in things that once were pleasurable. Disturbance in sleep, appetite, and mental processes are a common accompaniment.” Clinical depression, which is far beyond just the popular meaning of […]

  • 7 Reasons to Take Breaks at Work

    [ad_1] My job in Chicago began with three months of probation. I was petrified to leave my desk. The company provided us with two 15-minute breaks and a half hour for lunch, but I wasn’t having any of it. I researched, wrote and edited at full throttle, without interruption, eager to prove my capacity to […]

  • How to Write an Effective Church Letter

    [ad_1] Church letters are a wonderful way for pastors and church staff to keep in touch with members of the congregation, and to reach out to those in the community. They can be used for many different purposes, from thank you letters to invitations to events and gatherings. Since these letters are quickly gaining a […]

  • Biblical Declarations

    [ad_1] There is power in speaking the written word of God. I am talking about confessing biblical declarations. The word of God says in Job 22:28a (NIV) What you decide on will be done. It really is true that you can have what you say and not just say what you have. The Lord has […]

  • Presbyterian Evangelical Churches

    [ad_1] Presbyterian evangelical churches believe in reformed orthodoxy, such as the essentials of the Christian faith, including the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the work of the Holy Spirit in redeeming lives through the sacrificial death of Christ on the cross, and trusting in His free gift of grace for salvation from sin. […]