Email another pastor in your area and ask them to read this article with you. Maybe it will start a life-giving friendship for both of you.
My hope is that this landmark book will re-orientate evangelical theology away from its attraction towards a shallow ecumenicity with Rome towards a serious dialogue based on the Word of God.
We want churches to have an impact on campus, and for the campus to be present in the local church. But how?
What do we call objective symbols without the subjective realities behind them? Falsehoods.
This book was written to demonstrate Christians can maintain their distinctive doctrinal beliefs through denominations while giving real expression to our cross-denominational unity.
Really? Some have said this. But, I must confess that this comes as a surprise to me. I think defining marks of my time at CHBC have been involved with separation. So at our members’ meeting in May of 1996 we separated ourselves from most of our church’s members (256 disciplined for non-attendance!). Also, I […]
A roundtable discussion of the past, present, and future of the SBC.
No, most churches don’t cooperate in church discipline. Yes, they probably should. And imagine what would happen to Christian nominalism if they did.
You cannot cooperate with everyone in the work of missions, but when you do, you help to clarify the gospel.
Sometimes shepherds need to get on the phone in order to care together for straying sheep.
Why pray publicly for other churches? To crucify the spirit of competition, to show we’re on the same team, and to strengthen friendships.
On March 2, 2012, this church’s town was flattened by a tornado. But other area churches sprang to their aid and set an example for all of us.
9Marks asked a roundtable of pastors the same question: Are denominations worth it? Here are their answers. Tom Ascol Are denominations worth it? That depends on what your definition of “it” is. It is obviously valuable to cooperate for common causes that are germane to their mission. The New Testament points to the financial cooperation […]
Share, help, support, send—New Testament churches cooperated in all these ways and more. We should too.