Outgrowing the Church?

As mentioned in the previous blog(s), we are called and commanded to love the fellow members of our local church. You may now agree that God calls all Christians to join (i.e. to be committed to) a local church and that God calls you to love the family of God in your local church. However,…

A Reformed Baptist Perspective on Public Theology: The Pauline Epistles, Part VIII – 1 Corinthians 12-14

You can read earlier posts in this series by clicking on the links below: An Introduction Augustine’s Two Cities Two Kingdoms in Luther The Reformed Confessions (Part I) The Reformed Confessions (Part II) The Reformed Confessions (Part III) Sphere Sovereignty in Kuyper Redemption and Creation in Kuyper John the Baptist The Prophet Amos The Incarnate…

Egalitarian Beliefs: The Use of Spiritual Gifts

As I mentioned before, I am attempting to make sure that we understand exactly what Christian egalitarians believe. In my previous blog, I highlighted Christians for Biblical Equality’s 12 statements they believe are truthful interpretations of Bible passages, and now I would like to use their very useful application section to begin a critique on the…