THE GOD CHASER

God’s primary reason for creating man is that man can use his whole existence to seek, long and to chase after Him. He clearly stated this while man was still conceived in His mind and yet to be formed. ‘Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals,[a] and over all the creatures that move along the ground.” ‘(Gen 1:26). The word “Chaser” literally means a person who…

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5 Ways It’s OK to Run Your Church Like a Business

One of the most common responses we receive at ThomRainer.com is something like this statement: “You can’t run your church like a business.” I get it. Our goal is to glorify God. Our goal is to make disciples. Our goal is to be faithful to God’s Word. Our goal is not to make profits. Our goal is not to adopt secular principles in place of biblical principles. So, when someone insists we not run the church like a business, I understand his or her heart and intent. But there are…

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