Church leaders can do everything other than evangelism that they want to do…but none of it will avert the downturn in Southern Baptist life.
Calvary encourages us to keep going when the going gets tough. Jesus completed what He begins; He will see us through.
Because Jesus Christ forgives and cleanses us of all our sin when we place our faith in Him and experience salvation, we are tempted to disregard our continued sin and how God might deal with it.
Darkness cannot tolerate light; the more your life illuminates the presence of Christ, the more you should expect opposition from the forces of darkness.
I have seen people struggling when our pastor says, “Turn in your Bibles to the fourth chapter of the book of Jonah, verse 2.” I’ve watched people flipping from one end of the Bible to the other so fast that it created a slight breeze across the congregation.