A reluctance to practice church discipline may suggest that we believe ourselves to be wiser and more loving than God.
“Is there a race problem in the American Church?”
Should you use the 1689 London Confession as your church’s statement of faith? No, for at least three reasons . . .
There is no simple correlation between a church’s disobedience on the one hand and spiritual blight and abandonment by Christ on the other.
How do I preach expositional sermons to uneducated hearers?
How can you have a growing church?
The essential logic of the therapeutic gospel is this: your personal problems arise from being acted upon.
What have been one or two of the most unexpected blessings of being a pastor’s wife?
What are some questions specific to pastoral fidelity that churches should be asking pastoral candidates? Here’s a starter set. Can you think of more?
A statement of faith must be complete enough to mark out the doctrinal parameters of the church, without being so precise that it excludes persons unnecessarily.
Why is your seminary needed?
Let us limit our discussion to congregational singing. Some concepts can be applied to choral singing as well. However, for the sake of brevity, we will ignore entirely the issues of solo and instrumental music.
Do local churches have the responsibility to help raise up the next generation of pastors, and if so, why?
Changes in the leadership structure require devotion to the church and willingness to endure whatever unsettling times might follow.