The computer age has arrived. Some churches have jumped in with both feet, only to find the water deeper than they thought. Others are still waiting on the shore. How can you decide whether or not your church needs a computer? And how can you select the right hardware and software? You'II find good answers here.
The methods you use to assure adequate income for your church will depend on whether you want a quick fix or a sustained outpouring of benevolence. In this third in our series on Christian finance, Mel Rees points out the problems with the former, and points toward principles for achieving the latter.
Eva begins by comparing the hermeneutics of those who support and those who object to women's ordination to the ministry. Then he argues for women's ordination on the basis of the larger Biblical picture, discussing also the texts that seem to point against it.
Seton notes that God created men and women equal but gave them different roles. Scripture consistently presents a male priesthood and ministry, while welcoming women s contributions to the church through other forms of service.