Church Trends: Technology and Christian Education

Sometimes I feel like I don’t belong to the technological world we are becoming. I cannot boast that my phone is smarter than your phone, or that I have been befriended by more near strangers than you. I would win, however, any contest of whose eyes get more...

Fans or Disciples “ Which Kind of Follower Are You?

A recent gathering of clergy and lay leaders from churches across Georgia engaged in extended conversation about the needs and opportunities for ministry in our time and place. The normal needs for better communication, faithful stewardship of limited resources, and...

3 Ways to Move Your Church to a Deeper Faith

We’ve all been there. Recent college or seminary graduates excited to teach our future churches all the wonderful things we have learned about biblical studies in order to open up the newest vistas of biblical truth and knowledge, only to find that our...

Educating Toward Meaningful Faith

What is marriage, and who has the right to define it? When is it right to go to war? Do Christians and Muslims worship the same God? Questions like these form typical Sunday morning discussion fare for adults in the Faith and Issues class at Smoke Rise Baptist Church...