How do we pastor a congregation with conflicting sets of political certainties? How do we maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace” (Eph. 4:3) without compromising what’s true?
A talk delivered at the 9Marks at Midwestern conference.
If you’re looking for an accessible, Reformed Baptist introduction on the doctrine of the church, this is a resource I’m happy to recommend.
Corporate prayer is not just 300 people having their own quiet time; it’s 300 people praying together.
This book is a concise, helpful introduction for new pastors or church leaders to hone their skills and better their understanding of what the Bible teaches about their task.
The decline of the church in the West calls for a hope-filled and humble response.
I was helped and encouraged by this book and would happily recommend it. That said, reading it raised a few questions that gave me pause.
A church that is unclear about “who belongs” in order to attract unbelievers may be “nice,” but they are also unloving.
People who read the book should heed its wise advice, yet tread carefully with some of the underlining assumptions.
What does it mean to be born again? What difference does it make for an individual Christian? For a church?