The Word led to baptism, which led to a defined worshiping community, and as people were baptized, they were “added” to that community. That’s what Luke is teaching us.
On Pastoring and Parenting (with David Helm, Juan Sanchez, and Michael Lawrence) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 172By D. Helm, J. Leeman, J. Sanchez, M. Lawrence | 06.08.2021
In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with David Helm, Juan Sanchez, and Michael Lawrence about parenting as a pastor.
If we’re going to get baptism right, we need our thinking and practice shaped by Scripture. That’s why at my church our elders recently entered a study about baptism.
Jonathan chats with Mark and Kevin about the roles of men and women in healthy churches.
In your time as an elder’s wife, you will doubtless experience times of loneliness. You can take encouragement from the example of Paul that a desire for friends is a good desire.
Christians should happily give to their church. Right? What else is there to say on this topic?
The mission of the church is in fact the mission of the church. Rather than merely being one person casting from a pier, it’s a host of men and women holding their part of the net.
Are local churches uniquely difficult for women? How can women thrive our churches?
Members of the blood-bought church of Jesus Christ have a holy calling to put up with one another.
When it comes to the Christian life, when it comes to how members of different gospel-preaching churches ought to relate to one another, we need to change our strategy.
When we think of being a good witness, we should do so with other believers in mind so that our witness might be amplified.
Do you remember what happened in the Garden of Eden after Adam disobeyed? He pursued him—and he’s has been doing that with sinners ever since.
Coming up with a list of what makes a good church member seems like an easy enough thing to do—until you try it.
To really love another is a spiritual exercise. It requires massive internal commitment to kill every visible sin, to resist every temptation, to cling to every good, and to reject every evil.
Who are the outcasts in your community? Who is overlooked? And when are they coming over for dinner?