Everything listed under: The Local Church

  • Churches That Last (Part 2)

      Remember our question. Are there things we can do today that will ensure Kingsway is a vibrant, healthy congregation 100 years from now? Answer #1: Regularly remind one another that only Jesus builds the church Answer #2: Faithfully preach the gospel on Sunday mornings and every other day of the week I drew attention to the latter point at the end of our gathering last weekend.

  • Churches That Last (Part 1)

       The Richmond Times-Dispatch announced last Sunday that the congregation of Trinity Episcopal Church in Highland Springs made the difficult decision to close their doors. Founded in 1918, the membership role had declined in recent decades to 18 people. Reading the article saddened me.