A polity to avoid like the plague

I have been writing a lot about ecclesiology and polity lately. I didn’t intend to but one post became another and so it goes on.

Four ways to encourage people into church membership

It is not at all uncommon for churches to wonder why people in regular attendance do not want to become members. All too often folk

Two questions for Baptists who admit paedobaptists to membership

I don’t want to rehash everything I’ve said about baptism and membership again. You can read my view on whether I would admit paedobaptists into

Who could be our elders?

One of the perennial problems facing churches is the question of who will lead them. There are basic questions, such as what is required to

You’ve been called when you’ve been commissioned by the local church

This last Sunday we were looking at the beginning of Acts 13. You can hear the whole sermon here. One of the things we considered

Presbyterian v Baptist polity

I appreciated this conversation between Ligon Duncan and Thabiti Anyabwile. What are the commonalities and differences between Presbyterian and Baptist polity. Here is a, not

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