Category: church

A funny story

September 4, 2023 | 36 comments

A reader sent me this story. There was a Scottish house painter named Smokey MacGregor who was very interested in making a penny where he could, so he often thinned down his paint to make it go a wee bit

Religious practice is active in the US

August 23, 2022 | 28 comments

There is so much talk in the press about religion dying away in America, that it was refreshing to read an article testifying to the opposite. Two authors contend that religious practice in the United States is far more active

What is church?

June 17, 2022 | 30 comments

The apostle Paul tells us that church is the body of Christ. He wrote. “God has put all things under the authority of Christ and has made him head over all things for the benefit of the church. And the

The church will survive and thrive

January 25, 2021 | 55 comments

Noticing a declining membership in many branch churches of the international church organization I am a member of, I have worried about the future of my church. “What can I do to turn it around and ensure the church thrives