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

Don’t confuse important things for the chief thing and act like it is the only thing

I recently wrote about getting your polity and ecclesiology right before problems arise in your church. In it, I made the claim, ‘the overwhelming majority

Why we need to think about ecclesiology and polity more than we care to admit

One of the problems with our lack of thought on ecclesiology is that things are usually fine until they start going wrong. We don’t like

Some clarifications on Strict& Particular Baptist ecclesiology: a reply to John Stevens

At the risk of prolonging this discussion further than I ought, I felt it worth replying to a recent blog post by John Stevens. John

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

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