My wife makes tasty candy every year at Christmas. For the past several years, we’ve shared some of these delectable treasures with our neighbors. This past Christmas, we decided to distribute to our non-Christian neighbors not only chocolate-covered peanut clusters, but also a copy of the gospel of John. We’re praying for God to use His word to save our neighbors.
Our Sermon Audio Page
CCW is excited to announce our new audio page. We've just posted Jim Elliff's recent messages at the Annual Reformation Conference in Laurel, MS.
The Muller Center students on a recent Thursday night, studying Isaiah and Romans.
The Soils Booklet
New Item for Evangelism!
This is a strikingly beautiful, colorful, 12 page booklet (4"x6") displaying Jesus' parable of the soils from Matthew 13. We used thick cover stock throughout for a quality feel. It ends with a simple challenge that will help the reader to discover how he listens to Christ's word.
Selamab distributing Pursuing God in Amharic to a couple of pastors a few hours outside of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
An Appeal to Churches to Use Bibles
I’ll never forget my shock the first time I first attended a Bible-less church. My kind of church was a Bible-teaching one and Bibles were standard operating equipment. The last word I heard as I got in the car to drive to church was, “Jimmy, do you have your Bible?” A child might forget his belt or socks, but never his Bible. Just as dutifully, the church children found their mothers after the church meeting to load her up with their Bibles while they ran around the church building with their friends.If a family was not using its Bibles at home, at least you could find them behind the back seat in the Buick, curling up under the sunlight, all ready for next Sunday.
Reading Scripture Rightly
When reading a section of Scripture, we will find that a passage almost always comes across weighted on one side of an issue or another. I mean this: a passage is written intended to drive a certain point home, aimed at a particular audience, for a specific reason by an author who knew what was needed. He drives his nail to the heart.
Suggestions For Pastors When Your Church Is Not Happy With You
Years ago, in a church that was experiencing good changes and lots of growth, I heard from various sources that the many people were not happy with me. This floating disapproval went on for some time. As a younger pastor this was extremely disconcerting. Like most pastors, I was concerned about being liked by the congregation that I was given to lead—a natural tendency. But mainly, I didn’t want the church to suffer through distraction, and, if I was leading wrongly, I wanted to know it.