We may answer that question in two ways. A prescriptive answer offers essential connections between Reformed theology and Reformed worship. A descriptive answer assumes that Reformed worship is worship by Reformed people.
It’s easy for us to scoff at the Israelites when they pleaded with Samuel for a king and wonder how they couldn’t see how faithful God had been to them. But the Israelites weren’t the only ones who thought they needed a king.
It’s summertime, and that means school is out and your church is most likely working on its summer programming. Your church can take a few simple steps so that every child will feel welcomed and included in your summer activities.
Is there a way to ensure that when elders, deacons and ministry leaders step up to the plate they feel ready and able...and not just willing? What if like the 3 R's in education, it was a spiralling process of exposure, reinforcement and mastery?
Yikes! Statistics suggest that people with autism are seven times as likely as someone without autism to be involved with law officers as a victim, witness or offender. This resource can help change that.
Inactive members deprive themselves of spiritual blessings, the more since their contact with the congregation will likely be minimal. And churches need their service. What can churches do about this sad reality?