Tuesday, 5 February 2013
How To Grow Your Church :
What is the single greatest contributor to the impact, growth, success, and stability of a church? Some people might tell you it’s having a gifted pastor—someone who can rightly divide the Word of God, and do it in an engaging, enlightening, and entertaining way. Other people might tell you the most important thing is the music—you have got to engage people’s emotions through song and sound to keep them coming back for more.
Or maybe the key is to have friendly greeters and hospitable church staff to make people feel welcome. Or perhaps the success of your church depends on the quality of your Sunday school classes, your children’s ministries, or the in-home Bible studies. Some people might even tell you it comes down to the quality of the coffee you serve.
While every one of those aspects can figure into the popularity of your church, none of them guarantees biblical success like church discipline. You read that correctly—when it comes to growing a godly, biblical church,purity must be the first priority.
Purity was Christ’s first priority with the disciples, as He laid the foundations of the church in His teaching.....
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1Peter 1:15 but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct,
1Peter 1:16 since it is written, "You shall be holy, for I am holy."
H.T. Grace To You