Editor’s note: The following memo was written by an elder of a mid-Atlantic church to his fellow elders. The author, formerly a law clerk for a Supreme Court justice, presently works as an attorney and has graciously agreed to let us reprint it here. * * * * * To: The Elders Re: […]
A few different pastors offer a few different perspectives on what to do when the government tells churches they can’t sing.
Christian, you and I can “download” biblical truths virtually. Wonderful. Yet we cannot feel and experience and witness those truths becoming enfleshed in the family of God.
According to the Westminster Divines, church size depends on at least three things.
Time and circumstances may require that our venues and our tasks are altered. But as long as we’ve been granted the ability to serve, we must strive to fulfill the ministry to which God has called us, equipped us, and employed us for his glory.
Healthy churches plant churches. But how? What causes a church to “bubble over”? Here’s one way.
In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever chat with T. David Gordon about the errors of theonomy. They also consider why might it be appealing to certain Christians in our day and what pastors should do about it.
Mark and Jonathan chart about the new 9Marks Journal: Pastoring through Political Turmoil.
In this episode of Pastors Talk, Mark and Jonathan talk about how pastors can prepare their people for a tough political season.
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?
For any pastor troubled by how members of his church may vote in November, instead of using your pulpit to publicly endorse a candidate, perhaps it would be better to patiently disciple your congregation toward Christ-like maturity.
Love leans in and listens well. May God help us so love one another.
The current cultural moment is tumultuous, and having honest conversation about polarizing topics is a difficult task for any church. But we must fight suspicion.
What’s often missing in our calls to action is charity and freedom.
If there’s ever a time to trust in the sufficiency of God’s Word, it’s in the midst of political turmoil.