Why churches need Youth Pastors

I answered God’s call on my life to vocational ministry when I was 18 years old. I was so certain of what God wanted me to do that I immediately went to Bible college and started serving anywhere a door was open. I went to Bible college to pursue training in Biblical Studies and Youth…

Church Life: A study of First Timothy (Part 3)

A study of the book of First Timothy takes us now to the final three chapters of the book. In these chapters, we find very practical encouragement and instruction concerning life in the local church. Dangers to be aware of (4:1-5). These verses describe a great apostasy that comes in the later days. We are…

Church Life: A study in First Timothy (Part 2)

As we continue our walk through the book of First Timothy, we come now to some basic and practical instructions for the local church. Paul shifts his focus from warnings concerning false teachers to the church and its responsibilities and duties. The priority of prayer and evangelism (2:1-8). Prayer must and should be a top…

Church Life: A study of First Timothy (Part 1)

The book of First Timothy is both fascinating and practical. Paul is the author of the letter and he is writing to Timothy who served as the pastor of the church in Ephesus and Asia Minor. The content of the letter is addressed both to Timothy and to the congregation. For Timothy, the encouragement is…

Traditional Church – The way church used to/should be

Questions abound as to why churches across America are in decline. Many have suggested that the church is not relevant enough to today’s society. As a result we do see young people leaving the traditional church and flocking to the emerging church movement. We have mistakenly attributed this to things such worship styles, attire, and…