But to effectively serve Christ in the world, we must not merely be called holy; we must actually be holy. In today's article, Timothy Tennent helpfully explains how the pouring out of the Spirit at Pentecost provides the church with this needed holiness.
Each Advent season, God invites us anew to reflect on the beauty of the incarnation—the mysterious act of the Word becoming flesh and dwelling among us. Jonathan Andersen offers 14 Christmas sermon illustrations to help us contemplate Christmas, complete a sermon, or come close to the feet of Jesus in worship.
Happy new year! Whether you're preparing a midnight church service, meditating on Scripture with your family, or entering your prayer closet, here are 12 bible verses for the new year. We pray that 2015 would be a rich experience of God's holy love for you personally, your family, your neighborhood, your church, and all of creation.
Advent is here, and of all the seasons of the church calendar, Advent is probably my favorite. One of my traditions each year involves...
Julie Tennent shares some hymns to engage with this Lenten season. Whether you reflect on these hymns as rich poetry or sing them in a personal times of worship, let these be a soul enriching part of your time spent with the Lord. These are also great suggestions for worship leaders when selecting songs during Lent.
With Ash Wednesday marking the beginning of Lent, Worship Pastor Drew Causey shares 5 new songs for your congregation to consider using during this Season of Lent. Drew highlights songs by the Robbie Seay Band, Leigh Nash, and more.
Looking for Scriptures, quotes and poems to use for Palm Sunday? We provide a list of appropriate materials to help you.
Steve Seamands encourages us to ask the ascended Christ to send the Holy Spirit upon you so that you can join him in participating in his mission.
Why do we celebrate Ascension Day on Sunday instead of Thursday? What does Jesus' ascension to the right hand of the Father accomplish, and what biblical texts address this important doctrine? Read more today from Andrew Dragos in this 7 Quick Facts series.
Contemporary Pentecostalism is in many ways an offshoot of Wesleyan-Arminian spirituality and theology via the American Holiness movement. Pentecostals specifically identify conversion, sanctification, divine healing, and the premillennial second coming of Jesus as Wesleyan-Arminian-Holiness themes that particularly impacted the formative stages of their movement’s development.