Communion must be about more than your personal relationship with Christ

Whenever talk of communion rears its head, particularly discussion of close v open tables, several questions need to be answered. The problem with many approaches

What should we expect of our church members?

I have been thinking a lot about membership lately. The below is taken from a section of a draft membership document we are working on.

When are the covenant signs appropriate for children?

There has been a conversation doing the rounds regarding polity, ordinances and the place of children within the church. Jonathan Leeman, of 9Marks, started it

Communion, individualism and your relationship with God

“that which we have seen and heard we proclaim also to you, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship

Four reasons I would restrict communion to church members

It is probably worth noting from the outset, I pastor a church that currently practices an open table. Though this is not where I sit by

Can credobaptists consistently accept paedobaptists into membership?

I have recently seen three articles relating to traditional credobaptist views on baptism. Firstly, Bill Kynes at The Gospel Coalition outlines his view as a

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