I have seen many kinds of church buildings in my journey. I can remember something about all of them, except the first (my first year of life). Several churches from my childhood stand out in memory. In one of them, we were building a sanctuary while we were there. It was enormous and in the […]
Minno, a new children’s digital media company, is responding to changes due to COVID-19 with a free resource for families unable to physically attend church. Minno’s free Church at Home program affords families an easy-to-use, home-based digital church school experience. Here is some information on what Church at Home offers at https://www.gominno.com/lp/church-at-home/: Three easy steps: […]
In the life of a Christian, worship is a necessary discipline in developing a relationship with our Maker and Savior. How did I learn about real worship? There were times before taking classes through Artios Christian College (formerly, LifeSpring School of Ministry) when I believed that worship was only what happened at church with the […]
God designed the Church to remain alive and vibrant despite the passing of time and amidst our rapidly changing culture. Here’s how: The British Monarch and the Christian Church have more in common than we often recognize. Both are age-old institutions struggling to survive in a rapidly changing culture; both struggle to retain and empower […]
The 2000 movie Pay It Forward tells the story of a seventh grader named Trevor, whose new social studies teacher issues an assignment to think of something that could change the world, and then put it into action. Trevor comes up with the idea of doing big favors for three people that are not intended […]
Artios Christian College knows the benefits of working as a leadership team from firsthand experience. Leadership, especially in ministry, can be lonely. Ephesians 4:11-12 describes several different leadership roles for different people in a team to fulfill in order to build up the church body. God did not design leadership to be isolating. Rather, God […]
How do we navigate a universal function of the corporate body that our culture is slowly viewing with lessening fervor? Is singing in a church setting meaningful anymore? Is it a valuable part of who we are or simply a part of service?
Is it enough to confess our sins to God privately, or is the church needed for confession? We’ve all heard the saying “Confession is good for the soul.” But for many, confession is an abstract idea that isn’t part of their daily lives. Many associate confession exclusively with a person speaking to a priest […]