Christianity, by which I mean church membership, is a participatory sport, not a spectator sport.
If you love your children, you want them to be healthy. But if you love your children, you love them whether they are healthy or not.
A conversation with Jonathan and Thabiti.
Church discipline is tough because it feels like the opposite of salvation. It feels like anti-salvation.
Ending one’s membership in a church requires the consent of both parties. We join a church by the consent of the church, and we leave a church by the consent of the church.
A pastor should know his congregation, and a Christian should know his non-Christian friend, so they both can exercise wisdom and sensitivity in communicating the gospel.
Wrath and worth are perfectly matched together. The former takes the measure of the latter and expresses itself accordingly. One is as precious as the other.
Mark Dever hosts a roundtable with Jonathan Leeman and John Folmar to discuss God’s love and church membership and Leeman’s new book which considers their connection.