The more I understand the nature of the church’s work and see how that work is rooted in the Great Commission, the greater appreciation I have for the pursuit of excellence in Sunday School. As a primary vehicle in many churches for accomplishing the Great Commission, Sunday School must rise to a new level of excellence. But exactly what does an excellent Sunday School ministry look like? Essentials for Excellence To answer that question, we must apply the definition of exce
I’ve often had people tell me that they don’t read the bible because it is hard to read. Or another will say, why should I continue reading the Bible when I simply just don’t understand it. My simple answer is; because its worth it.
I can empathize with someone who has difficulty reading something that they don’t understand. I remember when I was in high school, and we were asked to read some poem or poetry of a certain author. So I went to the high school library and
In the parable of the four soils (Matthew 13:1-23), a farmer plants good seed that face various outcomes, depending on where they land. Jesus then relates each growing pattern to what happens when people hear the good news of the gospel:
Seeds that fall on the path are snatched away by the evil one.
Seeds that fall on the rocky soil don’t develop roots, so they are short lived when trouble comes.
Seeds that fall among thorns are unfruitful, due to the worries and mater