No Young People at Church?

No Young People at Church?

“It’s sad because they have no young people at that congregation.” How many times have you heard or made that comment? It’s understandable. When you see a church or you are in a church of mostly older people, you fear for its future. In some cases the older members...
The Statistical Craze

The Statistical Craze

Almost every time I feel a strong urge to write on an issue that really needs to be talked about,I later find that someone else said it before any of us were born. Recently I had been thinking about our obsession with statistics when I found this article. This is a...
Will They Come Back?

Will They Come Back?

An article entitled “Where did the people go?” appeared in the Christian Chronicle of May 2022. It sounded a familiar alarm: declines in church attendance. The article gave this observation: “When it comes to closed churches of Christ, that may be the hardest question...
Exhortation Needed

Exhortation Needed

All Christians need encouragement (Heb. 3:13). Christians should be known for their love and good works, but from time to time exhortation is needed.  Exhortation to attend is needed (Heb. 10:25). Why? Because showing up matters! It’s important to be present every...