Category: church

The purpose of church

October 9, 2018 | 10 comments

Church is about more than attending services on Sundays and Wednesdays, manning committees, and consoling a sense of duty to God through worship that may border more on ritual than inspirational. Church is about establishing the kingdom of heaven on

Church is to meet the needs of people

March 1, 2018 | 38 comments

As a First Reader in my branch church, I’ve gained useful instruction from the following exchange of words between Jesus and those who were “sticklers for the law” in his time. “One Sabbath day as Jesus was walking through some

The church that is full

November 3, 2017 | 33 comments

“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 church is his body; it is made full and complete by Christ, who fills

The Power of Teamwork

August 1, 2014 | 5 comments

This one minute video is too cute to pass up and not share. It’s a commercial celebrating the benefits of teamwork, but is filled with moral lessons. As I watched it, I thought about church as a group activity. When

Sitting Close Together at Church

April 28, 2014 | 49 comments

There has been an effort to get attendees to sit closer together at testimony meetings on Wednesday evenings at my church. Our auditorium is much larger than it needs to be and people tend to sit in the back row