Nine Tips for Those Leading Public Prayer

Public prayer plays an important role in the life of the church. From the earliest days, the people of God have gathered for prayer: “And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers” (Acts 2:42). “When he realized this, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John […]

Traits of Churches Without Elders

Franklin Roosevelt had to work hard to persuade Harry Truman to join the national Democratic ticket in the 1944 presidential election. Truman wanted to stay in the Senate, but incumbent Vice President Henry Wallace was unpopular with many Democratic leaders. So Truman was approached, and he accepted the job with extreme reluctance. On April 12, […]

Five Ways Donald Trump Can Be a GREAT President

Donald J. Trump is about to spend at least the next four years as President of the United States. Concern, worry, and angst fill many sections of the country. To be honest, I am no fan of Donald Trump—I did not (and would not) vote for him because his character leaves much to be desired. […]