How do I know when a doctrinal issue is important enough to break fellowship?

Al Mohler has helpfully encouraged us all to consider theological triage. Mohler distinguishes between first, second and third order doctrines. First-order doctrines are those things that

What the football transfer market has to say to church membership

If you follow football, you will know about the exorbitant transfer fees players have commanded over the years. You will no doubt have picked up

Ministry opportunities at Oldham Bethel Church

We have several exciting ministry opportunities at Oldham Bethel Church. For those wishing to join us as a ministry trainee for September 2017 the role

If Christian community is supposed to suck, why is it so often compelling?

A while ago, I wrote a post titled ‘If Christian community is supposed to be compelling, why does it so often suck?‘ The article was

Beware the Elijah-complex: a lesson from history

As followers of this blog will know, or those of you who care enough to read the ‘About’ page, my formative Christian years were spent

The problem with our weekly ‘do what you feel’ gathering

Years ago, The Simpsons skewered the whole concept of the ‘if it feels good, do it’ culture. In the process, they also showed the nonsense

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