Because of everything Jesus has done, and because of everything that he is, Christians are to stir one another up to love and good works.
Given how central prayer is to our lives as Christians, it makes sense that prayer is a vital part of building unity in our church.
Should you use the 1689 London Confession in your church? Yes, and here’s why.
Bad records and outdated rolls trouble any faithful pastor’s existence. Yet before you sweep things clean, consider both why and how this should be done.
Why go to all this trouble? Too many times, we had seen Satan exploit the newness or suddenness of a motion for discipline in our meetings.
Very often a new pastor will find a statement of faith like our church had—unclear at best and heretical at worst.
We cannot give adequate attention to the whole world and to everyone who might choose to move overseas.
We are, for all our diversity, sons and daughters of Adam and Eve, in need of the one remedy that only Jesus could secure: redemption, the forgiveness of sins.
Every Christian is meant to be a theologian in the best and most intimate sense of the word.
Church discipline is tough because it feels like the opposite of salvation. It feels like anti-salvation.
How should we evaluate different prescriptions for a successful church? How can we tell what’s good advice and what’s worthy of the so-called circular file?
Christians have been adopted into the body of Christ. Non-attenders act as if they are orphans.
Ending one’s membership in a church requires the consent of both parties. We join a church by the consent of the church, and we leave a church by the consent of the church.