The Greek term translated into English as “church” is ἐκκλησία. It is used 114 times in the New Testament and fives uses refer to something other than the church of Jesus Christ. There has been some debate about the etymology… Read More ›
Here is a brief article I wrote on the local church deacon to supplement the mini-course on biblical eldership. Read it here.
Mark Dever preached a sermon titled “False Conversions: The Suicide of the Church” at the recent Together 4 the Gospel conference. It is well worth the time to listen to it. It is available below: http://t4g.org/media/2012/04/false-conversions-the-suicide-of-the-church/
I am reading Iain Murray’s book, Evangelicalism Divided: A Record of Crucial Change in the years 1950 to 2000. It is both a fascinating and sad read, since it basically explains how pragmatism infiltrated the local church and continues to influence ministry today. Murray… Read More ›