Small Group Discussion: What is a Healthy Church Member?

Every Saturday morning I meet with a group of some of our church’s young men. Normally, I pick a topic and we read through some selected passages to discuss the text and some practical applications (it is a sort of informal use of the Swedish method of Bible study). A few weeks ago I asked … More Small Group Discussion: What is a Healthy Church Member?

A Church Worth Your Commitment: The Humble Church

What makes a great church? Perhaps you prioritize the pragmatic aspects of ministry: nice building, organized youth group or kids ministry, well-organized liturgy, convenient start times, and good location. Maybe, you value more of the dogmatic side of ministry: sound doctrine, exegetically based sermons, theologically based music, and stern commitment to orthodoxy. These qualities may … More A Church Worth Your Commitment: The Humble Church

How Skipping Church Affects Our Children

In a Q&A, Carl Trueman was asked about why churches today are losing their young people. Typical answers to this question range from things like the temptations of this world or the irrelevance of the church–your typical answers. But Trueman makes a keen and convicting connection between our parenting and apostasy. “The church is losing its … More How Skipping Church Affects Our Children