Tagged: “Church”

Take a look inside the church

Next week we begin a new series on Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians. This correspondence from the Apostle gives us an inside look at a first century Christian church—and it isn’t all good! This is a church riddled with factions and fighting, pride and posturing, greed and godlessness. Things need to change, and with God’s […]

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How to walk into church

I wrote this review for The Gospel Coalition Australia website. It will appear shortly, but given we are looking at church next week, I’ve posted it here to encourage us to grab a copy from church and read over it. It’s important to be able to do things on autopilot. Can you imagine having to […]

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Seven things to say to guests at church

This article by Thom Rainer is worth a read. I think we do a good job in this area at Stromlo, but let’s encourage one another to do this more and more… One of the more common questions I’m asked relates to growth barriers. For example, church leaders may want to know how to move […]

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Bible study on ‘Church’

As you work through The Blueprint you will notice that there is no study on the topic of church. The AFES Doctrinal Basis did not include a statement on the church—hence no study. I have written a study for everyone to work through based upon Hebrews 10:19-25. You can download this study by clicking here:  Church — […]

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A new name for our church

I want to thank people for the godly discussion and engagement on the issue of whether we changed the name of our church. Things can get quite emotional when it comes to reflecting on our identity, both as individuals and as a church. 1 Peter has reminded us that our personal and corporate identities are found […]

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