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What Jean Calvin & Modern Secularists Have in Common

Secular progessivism is looking much more like a religion than a movement nowadays. Each passing day provides more and more evidence that the separation of church and state applies only to organized religions and not the religion of secular liberal … Continue reading

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A Christian’s Politics

What should a Christian’s politics look like? Though there’s much to say, I found this thought from Jonathan Leeman a good and necessary place to start. Christian’s politics always begins with Jesus. He’s the King of kings and Lord of … Continue reading

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What’s the Church Member’s Job?

Are you a member of a church? If yes, do you know what your job is, according to the Bible? Put aside the job of the pastor, the youth guy, the children’s director, or the deacons for a moment and … Continue reading

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Every Pastor Should Have This

What do you think are the most important qualities a pastor should have? Is it to be funny? Relevant? Engaging? Winsome? A nice dresser? Visionary? Whatever your list may end up looking like, I pray that the below quality makes … Continue reading

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Is This How You See Your Place in Church?

Jonathan Leeman shares what he says to everyone desiring to become a member of the church he pastors. When people come to join my church, they are asked to do an interview with an elder, where they are asked to … Continue reading

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Christianity Has Always Been An Organized Religion

If the Church is precious to Jesus, don’t you think He’d want to organize it? I believe the answer is yes and I believe the Scriptures teach that God has given us instructions in His Word about how the church … Continue reading

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Authority Gives Life

Far from being a curse, authority, if it is good authority, is a gift from God’s open hand. Mark Dever & Jonathan Leeman helpfully explain what good authority looks like: Good authority authors life. It creates and empowers and uplifts. … Continue reading

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Do You Live Close to Your Church?

Do you live close to your church? In such a mobile society, lots of folks go to churches they aren’t geographically close to. I’ve met many who drive 45 minutes to get to church on Sunday. Recently, I heard about … Continue reading

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Love the Church More Than It’s Health

Oh man, this is so good and so needed by so many; including myself. Jonathan Leeman: This one goes out to the doctrine guys. The guys with ecclesiological opinions. The pastors and elders who think the Bible addresses the practices … Continue reading

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Why Does God Demand a Payment for Sin?

“For the wages of sin is death…” Romans 6:23 Have you ever asked yourself, “Why are the wages of sin death?” Why does God have to pay us back for our sins? Why can’t He simply forgive and forget? Jonathan … Continue reading

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