From the Back Pew Blog

A Bible lays open to a favorite verse on a wooden table.

What are the Most Popular Bible Verses?

October 14, 2022

Songs that constantly play on the radio or movies that do huge business at the box office may not be your favorites, but there’s a reason behind their popularity. Hit songs, hot TV series and bestselling books become elevated because they resonate with the greater public. These cultural artifacts fill some collective need that was […]

Monument to Martin Luther in his hometown of Eisleben Germany.

Who Was Martin Luther?

September 16, 2022

It’s a classic story: a hard working blue collar couple wants the best for their son. They pinch pennies and send him to the best schools so that he can become a lawyer instead of following his father’s footsteps down the local ore mine. The young lad starts promising but a rebellious streak awakens and […]

A large crowd of people gather in the shape of a cross.

Why Join a Church Community

August 1, 2022

Religious beliefs are a deeply personal matter and worship is an intimate practice that we hold closely. Finding the right church to support your faith goals is important but there are other reasons to attend church.  Joining a church for community offers its own set of benefits beyond religious enrichment. Why join a local church? […]

A family of four runs through a grassy field at sunset.

6 Faith Goals for Your Family (with examples)

July 15, 2022

Keeping your family on track and organized is a full time job. While it may be easy to overlook, faith is an important component of your family’s growth. Faith comforts us through challenges, guides our decisions and informs how we conduct ourselves. Developing faith based goals can help your family deepen your faith and strengthen […]


The Best Christian Books for Your Summer Reading

June 7, 2022

With summer getaways quickly approaching, we thought we would provide a list of some of the best Christian books to take with you to the beach, cottage or hotel. There are few greater pleasures than relaxing with a good book while on break. Why not inject a little faith into your reading list while you’re […]

Graphic of a white dove surrounded by flame to represent the Holy Spirit of Pentecost.

Why Pentecost is Important

May 6, 2022

Pentecost marks the beginning of the Christian Church. It occurs every year, 50 days after Easter Sunday. This year we celebrate Pentecost, on June 5. While it is not as widely acknowledged as Easter or Christmas, Pentecost has great religious significance. Why is Pentecost so important? Primarily because it marks the day when the Holy […]

Jesus on the cross in silhouette with two empty crosses behind.

What is Holy Week?

April 8, 2022

Holy week is one of the most important weeks in the church. It marks the passion of Jesus Christ and his last days on earth. Holy week begins on Palm Sunday and concludes on Easter. The events that transpired in between still resonate today. As we go through a brief Holy Week timeline, take time […]

Find the meaning of lent through prayer, fasting and giving

Find the Meaning of Lent

March 9, 2022

This year, don’t just think about what to give up for Lent, think about what you can gain. During the period we now call Lent, Jesus went into the desert for 40 days to find clarity and become closer to God. He was tempted three times by Satan and persevered three times thanks to God’s […]

Sharing your faith with others can be tricky. Having a strong church-based community like King of Kings can help.

How to Share Your Faith With Others

February 8, 2022

You experience faith differently than anyone else. This individuality is one of the great strengths and joys of having faith. But how do you share the wonder you feel with others? Especially when their faith (or lack of) is different than yours? At King of Kings, we believe the best way to share your faith […]

A group of new church friends hold hands.

How to Make Friends at A New Church

January 24, 2022

A church can be a wonderful place to meet new people and make friends. If you’ve relocated from a new city or had significant life changes, a church can be a strong center from which to start your new life. While there is no single blueprint for how to join a new church, we’re glad […]