“Let the One Who Boasts, Boast in the Lord”

Have you ever considered the amount of Christian resources that are readily available to us today? There has never been a time in history quite like this one: we no longer have to depend solely upon the books and resources that are available in the city library, we don’t have to learn a new language …

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Meaningful Church Membership

Currently, our church elders are examining what it means to be a member of our local body of believers. We've searched the Scriptures, pondering the various aspects of church membership, and we've presented our conclusions to the church body throughout several of our members' meetings. A few questions arose out of those meetings that I …

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Book Review: Andrew Fuller: Model Pastor-Theologian

Introduction In recent years, Andrew Fuller has reemerged as a prominent figure in Baptist thought and practice, as many of the battles we face today were the same battles he faced many years ago. Contributing to this ongoing renaissance of the life and thought of Andrew Fuller is Paul Brewster, who earned a Ph.D. from …

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The Journal Entry of a Wandering, Wicked, Wailing Heathen Scooped Up by the Grace of God

I have done wicked and evil things. I have used people, at their expense, for my own benefit. I have manipulated and taken advantage of others. I have lied to those who trusted me most. I have torn down others to build myself up. I have hurt others. I have pressured others to do things …

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Philanthropy or Theology: Do We Have to Choose Just One?

Not too long ago, as I was scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed, I came across a quote someone had posted that read: "Jesus doesn't care how much scripture we know. He cares about how we treat people." At first I didn't pay much attention to the quote, as I continued scrolling through other people's family …

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