Why Bother With Church Membership? A great overview on what I think is one of the most needed doctrines in the church today. “‘Where is church membership in the Bible?’ This is a question I am frequently asked. The short answer is nowhere and everywhere. The fact is that there are no specific church member texts in the scriptures. Yet, there is a lot of implicit evidence in the Bible to support the concept of church membership…”
Dad Jokes. 30 of the greatest jokes known to man.
Bad Doctrine vs. Heresy. “Genuine Christians can disagree on things like the mode and recipients of baptism; but if two people disagree on the Triunity of God, one is a Christian and the other isn’t.” Here’s a helpful overview of how to tell the difference between essential doctrines and just bad doctrine.
A Great Way to Learn Romans. Tim Challies says this series of talks on the book of Romans is, “some of the best teaching on the book I’ve ever heard.” Worth a look.
What Does the Bible Say About Singleness? “I don’t know of anyone else who has ever provided the extent of biblical reflection on singleness that Barry has provided for us here. . . .”
What Should Christians Think About the Syrian Refugees? Russell Moore urges that we stop pitting compassion against security and vise versa. Good thoughts for the conversation.
Four Types of Worship Teams. “In my experience with worship teams (either as a member or a leader of one), and in my observations of the worship leading landscape these days, there seem to be four different types of worship teams. Four ways you can go. Four approaches to how to structure, view, and lead a team.”
On Being Matt Chandler’s Roommate. “My sophomore year a student transferred in who captured the attention and imagination of much of the student body. His name was Matt Chandler.”
Dads and Technology. This fella doesn’t know his go-pro is selfie-ing his whole trip and it’s hilarious.