Tag: edification

Performance Evangelism

When walking into some church assemblies these days a person can be forgiven for wondering if they have walked into some kind of experiential theater. Lights are kept low; smoke or fog machines run; theContinue reading

Hard Sell Evangelism

For good reason people prove skeptical about salespeople in general. We know they get paid to sell us things, and many of them will make a lot of promises, apply a lot of pressure, andContinue reading

Edification

What is it then, brethren? When ye come together, each one hath a psalm, hath a teaching, hath a revelation, hath a tongue, hath an interpretation. Let all things be done unto edifying (1 CorinthiansContinue reading

Acts of the Assembly: Praying

Else if thou bless with the spirit, how shall he that filleth the place of the unlearned say the Amen at thy giving of thanks, seeing he knoweth not what thou sayest? For thou verilyContinue reading

Sophomoric Faith

The word “sophomore” tends to bring high school to mind, since the 10th grade is often described as one’s sophomore year. A “sophomore” is one who has acquired some skill; one understanding of the word’sContinue reading

The Work of the Local Church

As we strive to be New Testament Christians, using the New Testament as our standard and guide, it is important for us to consider what God has established for the work of the local church.Continue reading