Have you ever wanted to lead worship in your church but felt you weren't ready for the task? Each and every Christian has been given special skills intended to help them affect their local church and reach the world for Christ. No matter what calling God has given you, it would be a shame to see that potential left untapped simply because we never took the next step. When it comes to leading worship, there are actually music conferences around the country that can help musicians of all ages and skill levels better use their talents.
- January 17, 2017
We’ve all been there. It’s a Friday night, the rain is pouring outside, and you just want to watch something that is going to entertain the whole family. Fortunately for you, there are a lot of good Christian movies out there that can meet that need.
It’s no surprise that Christian movies often don’t get the big marketing budget of Hollywood’s superhero films and Oscar favorites, so it can be hard to be “in the know” when it comes to good Christian movies. There’s a long list of these films over the years, but we’ll touch on some of the more recent films that have graced the silver screen.
- January 11, 2017
- Christian Living
Modern Christians live in a fast-paced world where entertainment options are constantly evolving and secular audiences’ tastes are diverse. It can be hard to stay up-to-date on what movies, albums, and TV shows are of good quality and high moral fiber. Fortunately, there are publications and websites like Plugged In that give Christians the opportunity to fully understand the entertainment choices around them so that they can make informed decisions. Let’s look at a few of the ways that this group helps to shed light on the entertainment industry.
- January 10, 2017
We all know there’s a lot of reading to be done when you’re a teenager. From class assignments on Jane Austen and Edgar Allen Poe to catching up with the latest YA novel, teenagers are constantly getting book recommendations and requirements. When it comes to Christian books, though, it can be hard to find the best fit. After all, it seems like there are millions of books out there on what it means to be a young Christian.
- January 9, 2017
Just about every Christian out there has listened to Christian radio stations at one time or another. No matter what kind of music you enjoy or where you live, Christian music can be a nice break from the other kinds of entertainment that are out there. Have you ever thought about how stations like K-LOVE and Air1 pay the bills?
Unlike your typical local station, Christian radio stations typically fund themselves through the contributions of their listeners and perhaps another smaller avenue. With all of the different causes that are out there, why should Christians feel the need to support the music stations playing Christian music?
Let’s talk about a few reasons why you should support these stations and how you can help.