This is another in the line of “why I have a big church but am not caught in the success syndrome” books. Rima says some insightful things about the “manic” obsession with church growth and recounts how he decided to redirect his own thinking. His answer, and the sub-title of the book, is: “Finding serenity in God’s sovereignty.” Without detracting from God’s control, and without failing to give Rima his credit, “I don’t know why God blessed me instead of you” seems to be the latest dodge of the success accusations.
Who Needs The Local Church?July 2, 2017
This is a day of convenience, quick on-line shopping, and instant everything. It is almost possible for a person to live one’s whole life without leaving the house. If someone can arrange to work from home, the rest is easy. You can do all of your banking online, shop for almost anything and have it […]
Local Churches and Their PastorsOctober 29, 2016
The month of October afforded me a number of opportunities to fellowship with local church pastors from various states and even countries. Though I have written on the local church a lot this year, I want to relate the blessing that I received from my fellowship with these men and also to enhance our appreciation […]
The Local Church of RevelationOctober 1, 2016
All conservative scholars agree that Revelation is the last book to be added to the canon of sixty six inspired books and that the apostle John is the author. John is given his three-fold division of the book as, “the things which thou hast seen, and the things which are, and the things which shall […]