Is Church Membership Biblical?

In a word: yes. This subject is on my mind because tonight we begin our next Creekstone 101 class at my house, which serves as our Inquirers/Membership course. Since the question about membership being “biblical” usually arises, I decided to put something together as a resource. This is not extensive, but does serve as a […]

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Law and Gopsel, Part 1 (by Tullian Tchividjian)

Today we welcome guest blogger, Tullian Tchividjian, who is posting a series of blogs for The Gospel Coalition on the distinction between the law and the gospel. Part one is below. What do you think?  –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For centuries, Reformational Theologians have rightly noted that in the Bible God speaks two fundamentally different words: law and gospel. […]

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The Miracle Grow of the Soul

Archibald Alexander, in Thoughts Concerning Religious Experience (1844): “Why is there so little advancement made [in living the Christian life]? First, there is a defect in our belief in the freeness of divine grace. To exercise unshaken confidence in the doctrine of gratuitous pardon is one of the most difficult things in the world… Christians […]

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Relationships Are Like Gardens

Wise words from Paul Tripp from a recent blog post at the Gospel Coalition. His audience is vocational ministry leaders, but consider how this applies to marriage, parenting and friendship. I think if I took this to heart, my relationships would benefit all across the board. There is no doubt about it: too many of […]

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