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What does a healthy church member look like?

What does a healthy church member look like?

The purpose of this article is not to argue for church membership. I write this firmly believing that formal church membership is scriptural and beneficial, and others have done a much better job than I could at drawing that out that point. My goal here is to briefly...

For God’s Sake, Listen

For God’s Sake, Listen

As I begin, I am reminded of the apostle Paul’s autobiographical appeal, “Would to God you could bear with me a little in my folly” (2 Cor 11:1). Please, bear with me as I share some personal details to set the context for this article.   I am an alien. Not the...

IS YOUR CHURCH REALLY GOSPEL-CENTRED?

IS YOUR CHURCH REALLY GOSPEL-CENTRED?

I once heard a story of a husband who had forgotten his wife’s birthday. At the end of the evening, as they were getting into bed, the wife’s phone rang. The husband was a little surprised to hear the phone ring so late at night. But he was even more ashamed of...