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.
So who are these one or two witnesses? And why are they so important to the church?
Here is why we enthusiastically embrace the multi-site strategy as biblically sound, practically wise, and pastorally helpful.
So essential is the gospel to the Christian life that we need to be saturated in it in order to be healthy church members.
What has happened to our understanding of evangelism, conversion, church discipline, and discipleship that allows people to remain on the roles of a Christian church but never attend?
Mark Dever hosts a roundtable with Jonathan Leeman and John Folmar to discuss God’s love and church membership and Leeman’s new book which considers their connection.