Tag: participation

  • Must Women be Silent in Church Meetings?

    Does the Bible teach that women must be silent during church meetings? Few topics can stir up as much emotional response among Christians as that of gender roles within the church. In this article, we examine what the Scriptures teach regarding women’s participation in church assemblies.

  • 3 Benefits from Participatory Church Meetings (Why Mutual Participation Works)

    In my post entitled “The Formula for Spiritual Growth,” I explained how participation is a key component in our spiritual growth. Why do participatory church meetings work? What makes participating in church assemblies more effective than sitting silently? What is the desired outcome of “church?” Too infrequently do Christians pause and consider this question. The…

  • How Do I Grow Spiritually? (Here’s the Formula for Spiritual Growth)

    What is the most effective way to grow spiritually? There is a process—a formula, if you will—that, when followed, leads to spiritual growth 100% of the time. Let me show you. I have previously shown that the church exists for the purpose of helping to change the lives of people, which is GOD’s purpose for each of us…

  • Top 10: Benefits of a House Church

    Here are the top ten reasons why I love our house church arrangement. 1. It Follows What the First Christians Did In the New Testament (NT), we read of Christians meeting in homes and hosting churches in their home. By contrast, there are no examples of churches owning buildings or property in the NT. If…