Monthly Archives: May 2011

8 posts

Worship: Going About It In the Wrong Way

by Dr. Joe McKeever Give unto the Lord the glory due to His name. (Psalm 29:2) It’s Sunday around noonish. As the congregation files out of the sanctuary heading toward the parking lot, listen closely and you will hear it. It’s a common refrain voiced near the exit doors of churches […]

A Personal Philosophy of Discipleship Related to Local Church Ministry

A paper prepared by Justin Smith as part of his doctoral studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, August 18, 2010. In the closing section of each of the gospels and the opening of the book of Acts, the biblical writers record Jesus Christ’s final commands to his followers, commonly known […]

Operation Reach: How Are We Doing?

This presentation was used at our Operation Reach event in Metrolina Baptist Association on May 17, 2011, when 11 teams went out across Charlotte and Mecklenburg County to discover places where new work is needed, people can be reached, and disciples can be made. Operation Reach 2011

Cultural Holiness or Biblical Holiness?

Many Christians have what we might call a “cultural holiness”. They adapt to the character and behavior pattern of Christians around them.  As the Christian culture around them is more or less holy, so these Christians are more or less holy.  But God has not called us to be like […]

Church Movements in North America

Consider this article by Dr. Gary McIntosh on what has been happening in the North American Church in the past decades…consider what it means for us today. Church Movements in the Last 50 Years in North America Where are we now, and what could God be about to do next […]

The Deeps

Lord Jesus,Give me a deeper repentance,   a horror of sin,   a dread of its approach;Help me chastely to flee it,   and jealously to resolve that my heart shall be Yours alone.Give me a deeper trust,   that I may lose myself to find myself in You,      the ground of […]