In this video, Matt Smethurst explains how there must be a clear distinction between the offices of elder and deacon.
Is being a church planter different than being a pastor? What can the book of Acts teach us about church planting?
A conversation between Mark Dever, Jonathan Leeman, Matt Smethurst, and Juan Sanchez.
A panel discussion at TGC21 about the crucial role deacons play in the church.
What does the Bible say about deacons? How are they different than elders? Should they balance the authority of the elders?
How can Christian websites like TGC and 9Marks serve pastors and church leaders? How can the resource rather than obstruct?
How They Serve and Strengthen the Church Deacons are essential to a church’s health—yet confusion abounds regarding their biblical job description. What’s their God-given role in a local congregation and … keep reading…
As you shepherd those longing for a spouse, don’t miss the opportunity to listen, to comfort, and to speak truth in love.
Here are 20 quotes from Jonathan Leeman’s new book, Understanding the Congregation’s Authority.
50 Quotes from Bobby Jamieson’s New Book “Going Public: Why Baptism Is Required for Church Membership”By Matt Smethurst | 07.07.2015
“After trusting Christ, baptism is the first thing faith does. It’s how faith shows itself before God, the church, and the world. Baptism is where faith goes public.”
Barthel and Edling have done the church a vital service in applying biblical counseling principles to the realm of congregational conflict.
I doubt whether this book is a biblically faithful and therefore helpful book for pastors. I’d be more inclined to recommend it to a friend in business than to a pastor.