Monthly Archives: February 2013

How to Conduct a Cottage Prayer Meeting

As part of our Praying Across Alabama prayer emphasis this year, members of First Baptist are hosting “Cottage Prayer Meetings.”  The idea is to gather like-minded people who share a common burden regarding their circles of influence and to pray. … Continue reading

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Meet the Spirituals

Meet Mr. Spiritual, his wife, Mrs. Spiritual, and their daughter little miss Spiritual. The Spirituals are Christians, good people, honest, often generous. Yet, while they have numerous fine qualities, a relationship with them can have its frustrating moments. Though they are … Continue reading

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Homogenous is Not a Dirty Word

As long as the term is used to describe who is most attracted to your church instead of describing how you are trying to keep someone out, then homogenous is not a dirty word! We have seen great growth over … Continue reading

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Reasons Churches Relocate

There are several reasons a congregation may decide to relocate to new facilities at a different site.  They include: 1. They have outgrown their site and are landlocked. How often one can see a congregation on a site without sufficient … Continue reading

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Principles for the Pilgrimage

Beloved, I beg you as sojourners and pilgrims…  — 1st Peter 2:11 The steps of a man are established by the LORD, And He delights in his way. — Psalm 37:23, NAS95 As we all know from Scripture and experience, … Continue reading

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Upset that Your Church is Considering Relocation

So your church is considering relocation.  It can be a disturbing and sad subject to discuss.  The purpose of this article is to give you some biblical handles on how to approach thinking the matter through.  It isn’t written to … Continue reading

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