Posts Tagged: church

No One is Immune

YouTube comment from Moody Founder’s week 2015 talk: Excellent! Everyone needs to hear this and I’m so thankful that he’s addressed this issue [pornography] so openly. I practiced as a marriage and family therapist for 12 years and the number ONE issue was this issue and we’re talking Christians.  I counseled at Hope International University,… Read more »

Loving: Cultural Tolerance and the Church

Is the Church loving, if it overlooks sin?  So last week I wrote about a university president who had to remind one of his students that if he felt guilt over a chapel message about loving others, the appropriate response was not to complain that the message made him squirm in his seat. “We don’t believe that… Read more »

Porn and the Singleness Panic

Why the state of marriage doesn’t mean we lower our standards. Young women raised in the church are given a number of directives for choosing their lifelong partner. Beyond simply finding a Christian, they are told–and rightly so–to seek a man who is active and sincere in his faith, who is growing in godliness, a man… Read more »

3 Reasons People Leave Your Church

 Do you ever feel like your church has a revolving door? Pastors love to see new faces in the pews—except when it feels like new faces are all they see. Pastor Erik Reed gives three reasons why people may not stick with your church, and three ways to work on these issues. How do you keep newcomers… Read more »