All churches need structure and balance of power. Dictatorial systems in America lead to quick turn-over. People need to feel apart of the process of decision making especially where they invest their hard earned money.
James 1:17 every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. (NIV) To tithe or not to tithe? Everything we own, everything we have comes from God. So when we give, we simply offer him a very small portion of all the […]
I am concerned; it appears that many of us are no longer invested in our local assemblies. When talking with ministers, bishops, elders, missionaries and evangelists they ALL express frustration. Many of us have changed our church membership numerous times. My former pastor, the late Supt. Nathan L. Simmons stated, “the average Atlanta resident has been […]