Does congregationalism mean the whole church must decide whether or not to buy a new photo copier? Or what about the color of the carpet? Jonathan Leeman answers.
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Mark and Jonathan discuss members meetings—what they are, where they are in the Bible, and how to make them of spiritual interest.
As it turns out, these eight excuses not to practice church discipline are actually reasons *to* practice church discipline.
Jonathan Leeman answers the difficult question, “How should we interact with someone who’s been disciplined from our church?”
Can you imagine what it’s like to go home after a leadership meeting with the knowledge that you were actually fulfilling your God-given mandate?
Deeper convictions lead to higher praise.
Have you ever heard someone say, “I am into Jesus, but not the church”?
In a healthy church, the relationship between elders and church members will be characterized by trust.
A sin that merits church discipline should be at least these three things: significant, outward, and unrepentant.
In the Bible, church discipline is always a rescue operation.
Must I be a church member to go to heaven? No, not necessarily. But throughout the New Testament, it’s clear that the Christian life is the churched life.
Pastor HB Charles, Jr. explains the theological realities behind baptism and the Lord’s Supper.
The world doesn’t have the tools to offer the kind of redemption the #MeToo movement calls for. But thankfully, the church does.
In 1 Corinthians 11:28, Paul tells us to “examine ourselves” before we eat of the bread and drink of the cup. But what does that mean practically?