How can elder boards avoid the vicious cycle of lay elders feeling pressured to rubber stamp staff elders’ decisions, then resenting them, then opposing them?
What were the human means and instruments of your conversion?
Here’s a short roadmap on the road to church reform that might help you keep your bearings as you move forward.
Kevin DeYoung and Greg Gilbert, authors of the new book What is the Mission of the Church?, examine key biblical passages on mission, the poor, and the kingdom of God.
There’s enough biblical evidence in the New Testament to warrant the idea of a senior or lead pastor among the pastors.
In view of their new book, Kevin DeYoung and Greg Gilbert discuss the mission of the church, social justice, and the gospel.
Is “incarnational” the best way to describe Christian mission?
Why do we do good works?
Hunter’s book is immediately relevant—and a corrective in many ways—to the current conversation going on among evangelicals
Why is it that when people think about hell, they always conclude that God must be at fault and not themselves?
The gospel. The cross. The kingdom. The church. Greg Gilbert and C.J. Mahaney discuss all this and more.
Chadwick’s book is a marvelous challenge to the widespread problem of Christian mobility.
Read the book, but just make sure you’re not convinced of the stupidity of the regulative principle by that one-page section.
To be quite honest, I believe a comprehensive look at Baptist history would reveal plainly that Baptists historically have been largely a Calvinistic people.
The danger of trying to survey and summarize so many different books on so many different topics is that you will have neither space nor focus to deal with any of the issues well.