Order in His Courts: Silencing Women?

As in all the churches of the saints, the women should keep silent in the churches. For they are not permitted to speak, but should be in submission, as the Law also says. If there is anything they desire to learn, let them ask their husbands at home. For it is shameful for a woman to speak in church. 1Corinthians 14:33b-35 Whew! That's a tough passage. It stirs up a lot of … [Read more...]

7 Ways to Encourage Your Minister of Music

Numerous articles have been written about how you, as a church member, can be an encouragement to your pastor- how you can constructively praise his sermon, pray for him, get him a great gift for Pastor Appreciation Month, etc. These are good things. Please be sure to support your pastor. Being a pastor is one of the toughest and most thankless jobs out there, and if you've … [Read more...]

3 Keys to a Powerful Prayer Life

  Are there really keys to having a more powerful prayer life?  I think there are.  I have found that by doing the things listed below my prayer life has blossomed, I am more in tune with Holy Spirit, and my heart is more thankful. 1. Write it Down.  I cannot say enough how this revolutionized my prayer life.  My dad started writing down his prayer requests in … [Read more...]