Tim Challies shares truths supported by scripture on the topic of evangelism.
The title of the post – Is There a Holy Spirit? – may give the wrong impression. Bobby Jamieson at 9Marks Blog is describing two ways to fill a church, and how you answer that question has a lot to do with how you proceed.
What is the best thing you can do for your pastor? According to The Blazing Center it’s pray for him.
I actually took this picture myself, then added Luke 1:78. That’s a genuine eastern Kentucky sunrise.
Boston.com, the online presence of the Boston Globe, shares 22 pictures of the Jewish festival of Purim.
On a whim, I searched for “sunrise service” on Google. Enjoyed this short entry on Wikipedia. Here’s an excerpt:
The first Easter Sunrise Service recorded took place in 1732 in the Moravian congregation at Herrnhut in the Upper Lusatian hills of Saxony. After an all-night prayer vigil, the Single Brethren, the unmarried men, of the community, went to the town graveyard, God’s Acre, on the Hill above the town, to sing hymns of praise to the Risen Saviour. The following year, the whole Congregation joined in the service. Thereafter the “Easter Morning” or “Sunrise Service” spread around the world with the Moravian missionaries. The procession to the graveyard is accompanied by the antiphonal playing of chorales by brass choirs.
And then I stumbled onto this:
Read more here: http://www.capitalchurch.net/ministries/easter-service/ There were 120 at the first service in 1979; on April 8 they expect 6,000!