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Church Attendance and Leadership

February 20, 2016

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Author: Ken Lytle Why do you go to church on a weekly basis?  Do you think Sabbath School class, worship service, and fellowship meal is church? Or is there something more to the word, church? “And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and […]

Vital Signs of a Healthy Church II

February 13, 2016

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Author: Ken Lytle HELP!!! I just attended the opening night of another evangelistic meeting and nothing has changed.  The same prep work… the same format… the same member support (few members in attendance)… the same visitor attendance (low numbers)…  Do a little prep work, throw out some flyers, and have a paid evangelist deliver a […]

Vital Signs of a Healthy Church I

February 11, 2016

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The years are flying by and we are still lukewarm and stagnant.  What would the Church look like if we implemented God’s clear instructions? Our local churches would be healthy, strong, and growing Our churches would be safe places for people to meet Jesus and grow in His amazing grace Our churches would be connected […]

Why Adventist Church?

February 10, 2016

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I have been away from Adventist Voice for awhile because of internal conflicts about the Adventist organization.  I grew up Adventist, going to Adventist schools and marrying an Adventist girl.  After attending and assisting with an evangelistic meeting in 2000, I got serious about God and went off to Union College to study Theology. My […]

Passion for Church

December 6, 2014

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Author: Ken Lytle Have you ever lost your passion for church?  I have.  It can be difficult to be passionate about church when there is not a healthy local church to attend and the local conference is doing very little to provide good leadership. When it comes to church, we have Biblical and Spirit of […]

Ministry 101

November 16, 2013

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Author: Ken Lytle Most people claim to be Christian.  You hear in the news, “We are a Christian nation.”  Yet we see very little Christianity being displayed in the world around.  The Bible has a lot to say about what it means to be a Christian… “Then the King shall say to those on His […]

Faith and Works

November 12, 2013

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Author: Ken Lytle What does being a Christian mean to you? There are many churches and denominations in the world today.  Some promote salvation by works and others salvation by faith.  We do not see very many churches that have a healthy balance of faith and works.  This is what the Word of God says […]