When You Get Nothing Out of Church

We are surrounded by the next big break through, the next trend, to current fad, “flavor of the week”. It’s the way the world operates. Constantly fighting for our attention because we become bored easily and whatever has our attention has our money. We also feel the pressures of social media, that tell us we … Continue reading When You Get Nothing Out of Church

Still Go to Church on Vacation

I have just returned from two weeks visiting family in Texas and Louisiana. It was trip that went by fast because everyday we were somewhere different. Perhaps you are familiar with these types of vacations that are more exhausting than relaxing. Everyday was a time to play “catch up” with someone. Say goodbyes and pray … Continue reading Still Go to Church on Vacation

The Finality and Sufficiency of Scripture Part 2 of 2

Part 1 is here We are completely dependent upon Scripture. This should be most obvious because without it, we are deprived of the revelatory Word from God. Without Scripture we are wanting and lacking counsel from God concerning “all things necessary for his own glory, man’s salvation, faith and life.” (Murray, 20) The finality of … Continue reading The Finality and Sufficiency of Scripture Part 2 of 2

Outside the Church There is No Salvation

The church is the primary work of the holy Trinity. The product of the work that takes place in history is the church. The church is the plan of God from eternity past. Christ is our high priest. One of the functions of being a high priest is that Christ as a mediator. Christ is … Continue reading Outside the Church There is No Salvation

No One Puts Jesus In the Corner…well Kaleo Church did

Sometimes the problem with being missional is the church focusses on their neighbor and forgets about Jesus. This idea of being “missional” is popular with the new churches that are coming out, especially those affiliated with the Acts 29 Network. This Christmas weekend take note of the announcement of one of the local “Kaleo” (Greek … Continue reading No One Puts Jesus In the Corner…well Kaleo Church did

Richard Lint – A Confessing Theology for Postmodern Times

Reading A Confessing Theology for Postmodern Times Theologians do not need simply to build bridges with churches: They need to be consumed with the church, fallen and frail as it is. Theologians need to see ecclesiology as the context for their endeavors. They must think of their mandate as arising from the church - not … Continue reading Richard Lint – A Confessing Theology for Postmodern Times