Why is church discipline so vital today?

Nowadays, few people relish talk of church discipline. People immediately begin thinking of the sort of chastisement doled out to naughty children. But discipline, from

Treasuring the word in a non-reading culture

As a minister of a church, naturally, I want my people to read their bibles and pray. I want them immersed in scripture and I

Does our obedience actually please God?

Kevin DeYoung has helpfully answered this question before. You can watch his answer below: If you don’t want to watch that, you can look over

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

Why does God call us into the work of making disciples?

Christians believe in a sovereign God who ordains all things. Reformed Christians believe that salvation and growth are works of the Holy Spirit alone. It

A hill to die on?

From the relative comfort of a life lived without animosity, there are lots of principles that seem worth defending. Many a hill seems worth dying

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