A few reminders about the attitudes that show Christ among us. Christ is visible when our fellowship is based on humble, loving, truth-telling relationships of mutual affection and honor. Continue reading
Posted in Apologetics, attitudes of unity, Christianity, Church, Church Leadership, Church membership, Community, Ecclesiology 101, Elders, elders in the Church, Wisdom, Witness
Tagged church mission, Church unity, seeing christ among us
Consider some practical guidelines for being an effective friend when giving counsel to others. Continue reading
Posted in Accountability, Christian Counselor, Church Leadership, Church membership, Communication, Community, Counseling, elders in the Church, Encouragement, Local Church, Wisdom
Tagged Counseling, encouraging others, guidelines for counseling, how to give advice to others.
Resources to help when relationships become difficult. Continue reading
Sometimes we’re not seeing the results we desire in relationships because we fail to recognize that different situations call for different approaches to communication and leadership. Continue reading
Posted in Church Leadership, Communication, Community, Conflict, Counseling, Difficult people, Discernment, Disciple-making, Family life, Fellowship, Leadership, Marriage, Relationships, Small Group leaders, Speech, Teenagers, Wisdom
Tagged advice for employers, effective communication, how to be an effective leader, leadership guidelines, styles of leadership
What is accountability and how should we practice it in the local church? Is everyone accountable in the same way? Continue reading
Posted in Accountability, attitudes of unity, Church, Church discipline, Church Leadership, Church membership, Community, Conflict, Elders, elders in the Church, Life of a pastor, Local Church, Pastors, Unity, Wisdom
Tagged Accountability in the Church, How to practice accountability?, What is accoutability?
The 13 red flags provide training material for equipping Church leaders and members in discerning the presence of antagonistic people. Continue reading
Posted in Antagonists, attitudes of unity, Church discipline, Church growth, Church Hoppers, Church Leadership, Church membership, Community, Conflict, Confrontation, covenant of membership, elders in the Church, Local Church, Unity, Wisdom
Tagged dealing with trouble makers in the church, divisive people, Unity in the Church
The love language of all good marriages is …. Continue reading
Posted in Church, Church membership, Community, Divorce and Remarriage, God's Love, Local Church, Love, Marriage, marriage problems, Self love, Wisdom
Is there a mandatory dress code for Christians?
Will it compromise the plausibility and authenticity of our witness to the gospel if we dress inappropriately? Continue reading