Archive for 'Tradition'
Posted on 16. Dec, 2009 by Martin Schmaltz.
While waiting at Starbucks this morning, I was sitting in contemplation of what makes a ministry or church remarkable. I may have more to say about that in a few days. However, that is not the point of this note. Thinking of remarkable, i thought of engaging so I did a quick Google of engaging […]
Posted on 09. Apr, 2009 by Martin Schmaltz.
Just Might Be The Best Thing That Could Happen To The Church! The cover story for the current issue of Newsweek (April 9, 2009) magazine is entitled “The Decline of Christian America,” and presents a bleak picture of the church’s future of impacting society. Based on the 2009 American Religious Identification Survey, the article quotes […]
Posted on 02. Apr, 2009 by Martin Schmaltz.
One of the powerful uses of the social medial platform Twitter, is the ability to share information easily. Recently, someone I am following posted a note referencing an article about the condition of the church. Naturally I went to check it out. This article is titled; “You’re Growing? Well, She’s Dying.” It speaks of their […]
Posted on 30. Mar, 2009 by Martin Schmaltz.
Reviewing the early church, it is clearly seen that the apostles walked in a miracle producing authority. They performed the miraculous, and the Lord confirmed their preaching by signs and wonders. Unfortunately, the average church today does not experience this same kingdom manifestation. Why? Read on for an idea.