Day: June 5, 2018

Entertaining More Than Angels

Showing hospitality to strangers is an important biblical value. What about showing hospitality to God? For as long as I can remember, my wife and I hosted dinners—birthday parties for congregants, baby showers, Thanksgiving dinners for displaced New Yorkers, dinners to honor people, and many others. In 2005, I hosted a man I barely knew. Read More

Large or Small? What Is the Ideal Church Size, Anyways?

Whether large or small, congregations of different sizes offer both challenges and blessings to all involved. The title to this article is a trick question, of course. The “ideal size” when it comes to churches is whatever God calls you to be. That said, whether large or small, congregations of different sizes offer both challenges Read More

Died: Sam Moore, Who Made Thomas Nelson a Top Christian Publisher

Former CEO spent decades building up company’s offerings of Bibles and bestsellers. Longtime Thomas Nelson Publishers CEO Sam Moore, who went from selling Bibles door-to-door to running one of the biggest Bible businesses in the world, died Friday at age 88. Moore led Thomas Nelson—now a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing—for 47 years, expanding it Read More