Unity. Momentum. Maturity. We’re always wanting more of it in our churches. Here’s the story of what happened in one church when they used a church-wide campaign to build momentum, ignite unity, and inspire maturity. Guest Post by Larry Barker, Director of Church Planting for BMAA and Lead Pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Texas. How one church grew […]
The Bible Questions
During the final week of writing The Bible Questions, I had an epiphany. As I started the final five chapters on how to study the Bible in life-changing ways, a thought popped into my head: It really is possible for people to be mastered by the Bible. How could that happen? Malcolm Gladwell, in his excellent book Outliers quotes […]
Everybody has questions about the Bible. One of our regular responsibilities as church leaders is to answer those questions. But where can you go for answers? 2 Types of Questions I’ve discovered that people usually have one of two types of questions. 1. The first has to do with what you find in Scripture. Open […]
I’ve been helped by alot of books in my lifetime. The Bible has helped me more than any other book – by several orders of magnitude. Here’s what the Bible claims it will do for you:
According to Barna Research, the top four reasons people don’t read the Bible are:
• Lack of time.
• The language is difficult.
• They don’t get excited to read it.
• They don’t understand the background or history.
These are solvable problems!
These days, everyone is asking, “Which candidate will have a greater effect on our economy?” It’s a fair question, but let’s be realistic. No president is going to quickly and permanently reverse our financial fortunes.
I’d like to suggest a guaranteed way to improve our economy.
August 2012 InterVarsity Press has released my newest book, The Bible Questions. I’m praying it introduces thousands who have never read Scripture to the wonders of God’s Word, and inspires tens of thousands of believers to develop regular Bible study habits. My friend Sergio De La Mora wrote the foreword to the book. So here […]