A loving church will be a disciplining church—and the burden of that discipline rests primarily us “ordinary Christians” who make up the discipleship community.
Sometimes, senior saints question their usefulness in the church as they age. That’s unfortunate because they’re an essential part of the body of Christ.
Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman continue their conversation about racial division in the church, highlighting the ways pastors can both educate themselves and work against it.
Mark Dever reflects on his friendship with the late R.C. Sproul.
Mark Dever chats with Jonathan Leeman about America’s racial history, and how Christians should learn from their black brothers and sisters.
Let us not give lip-service to the importance of congregational singing if we’re not willing to back that up with some devotion to education.
What goes into planning the Sunday gathering? Who should pick the songs, the Scripture readings, the types of prayer?
Mailbag #69: How Do I Know When It’s Time to Step Down? . . . The Wisdom of Having a Lay Elder in PoliticsBy B. Johnson, J. Leeman | 12.01.2017
— Ministry is a roller coaster. How do I know if I should step down? — How does a church navigate having a lay elder whose vocation is in politics??
Faithful preaching is marked by simplicity. And simple preaching best serves others by communicating the point of the passage in a clear and Christ-centered way.
Almost everyone agrees pastors need to be trained. But does this mean they must receive formal theological training from a seminary?
While there are a few weaknesses, this book offers a unique and much-needed contribution to American evangelicalism, especially as demographics change.
“Just Do It” may be a great slogan for the world’s largest manufacturer of sportswear, but it’s a horrible motto for the Christian life.
Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman interview Matt to talk about the reasons behind this transition.
— Is preaching required in missionary contexts, or do Bible studies suffice? — “Closed communion” seems exclusive and arrogant. Is it in the Bible?