Six church planters—national and international—explain how they wish they had counted the cost, which yields counsel for the rest of us.
Here are twelve examples of how women can help the church based on Madeline Arthington’s experience in a Central Asian congregation.
While churches are independent and autonomous, they also are interdependent for the sake of those who don’t know the Lord.
Here are four clear reasons why you should consider not joining a new church plant.
I see a strong and growing catholicity among persecuted churches in China that churches in freer environments could learn from.
Emphasizing the acumen of Wall Street and the values of Silicon Valley in what to look for in a planter distracts us from paying attention to the New Testament’s emphases—who a man is.
Tim Witmer’s book is timely; but it’s not social critique or theological treatise. It’s simple, practical, Christian wisdom, rooted in biblical truth and love.
Catholicity is not only an anchor to help the church remain faithful to the apostolic faith, but it also provides a theological basis for global missions.
What do our churches mean by “catholic” when we recite the Nicene creed (381) and declare our belief in the one, holy, catholic, and apostolic church?
The charge of anti-catholicity, when used to critique ecclesial convictions, evinces an inadequate understanding of catholicity.
How do we decide when and to what extent to cooperate with churches that are more or less like-minded?
A narrow fundamentalism blinds us to healthy catholicity and theological error due to pride in a sterile, tightly-packaged belief system.
The church’s catholicity is the simple acknowledgement that the church is not confined to any one place or people.
How can pastors encourage their congregations to appreciate ecclesiological distinctives without discarding a spirit of catholicity?