If you're an avid churchgoer, you might attend the service every Sunday but be largely unaware of the other church meetings that take place throughout the week. Many churches have a variety of other meetings that are open to those in the congregation, including Bible study sessions. If you're interested in taking part in a Bible study group, contact the church member who oversees the group. It may meet once a week in the church or even in a private home, giving the attendees the chance to discuss specific Bible passages.
4 February 2019
If you would like to honor the memory of a friend or family member by making a donation to a charity for the cancer they were afflicted with, doing so is an honorable and thoughtful gesture. However, there are several aspects to consider when doing so, given that there are so many worthy and cancer-specific charities in existence today. Therefore, before you write the check, it's best to consider the following information:
10 August 2017
With the ability for the modern Christian teenager to access information and ideas from all over the globe, it is likely that they will run into several ideas and people that challenge their beliefs. As a youth leader, it is important to help teach young Christians how to stay strong in their faith while practicing a certain level of tolerance for other people and religions. Leading a discussion about tolerance and religion during your youth ministry allows you to address concerns and questions that young believers may have about Christianity and other religions.
31 December 2015
If you've ever been involved in planning somebody's funeral, you already know that it can be a very difficult and emotional time. The deceased person's loved ones are already grieving; planning a funeral just makes matters harder. Sometimes there are even disagreements over the way the service should be conducted, whether or not there should be an open casket, or even deciding if the loved one should be cremated. Fortunately, you can avoid much of this hassle by planning your own funeral ahead of time.
19 December 2015
There are many reasons that a non-believe may want to attend a bible study. Perhaps a friend or significant other invited you to go. Maybe you are studying religion in school and want to get a real-world taste of modern belief systems. Maybe you are simply curious about what a certain religion has to offer. Whatever your reason, you should know that most bible studies are welcoming to newcomers, whether they are Christians or not.
7 December 2015