Isn’t it ironic that a high commitment like church membership can bring about a sense of freedom?
You don’t need a seminary education. You don’t have to be an ordained minister or a spiritual superstar. All you need is the Holy Spirit, and you have that! It’s time to suit up and start guarding the gospel.
Our days and our words are numbered, and before long we will have to give an account to God for how we used them.
God’s Word languishes in the pulpit because churches have been taught to invest in buildings and projects, not men who have given themselves to the ministry of the Word.
When we think of being a good witness, we should do so with other believers in mind so that our witness might be amplified.
In Matthew 18:10–20 Jesus isn’t merely calling pastors or church leaders to corral wandering sheep. He’s calling every church member. In other words, he’s calling you.
However gifted you might be at talking to teenagers or working on the website, your presence at corporate worship is a far more essential and significant way to serve the flock
Let’s cleanse out the old leaven of sin both corporately through corrective church discipline and individually as we fight by grace the sin in our own lives.
How can you best prepare to hear God’s word on the Lord’s Day? Here are four suggestions.
In which pastor Ken Mbugua laughs at—and then answers—the question: Are church membership and church discipline just American ideas?
Congregational authority is less about the meetings and more about the mission. Congregationalism has a bad rap for well-known reasons: inefficient meetings, upstart members, browbeaten ministers. But biblical congregationalism isn’t … keep reading…
Should we actually practice church discipline today? Is it unloving? Once an ordinary part of church life, churches gradually stopped practicing church discipline in the 20th century. But Jesus commands … keep reading…
What’s the big deal about baptism? Jesus commands his disciples to be baptized, and it’s a glorious picture of a person’s union with Jesus’ death, burial, and resurrection. Still, many … keep reading…
Why did Jesus give the church a meal to eat together? The Lord’s Supper isn’t just something churches do together, it’s something that binds us together, making many into one. … keep reading…
Pull out your church directory and notice God’s grace in predestination, regeneration, justification, sanctification, and glorification.