Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Mission of the Church

Over the next few weeks my posts are going to be pertaining to the Church’s mission of proclaiming the Gospel to the ends of the earth (Evangelism). However, unlike our last series of posts these will be short(er) and not … Continue reading

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The Church—Deacons

We bought our first house during my first pastorate. It was a very busy season of life for us and it happened to be the middle of the summer, peak season for cutting grass, and I didn’t have a lawnmower … Continue reading

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The Church—Elders

Some of the children in our church routinely address me as “Pastor Matt”. It never fails; I am sobered every time I hear one of those little voices refer to me in that manner. In those moments I feel the … Continue reading

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The Church—Membership

In the previous post I attempted to begin defining the Church as well as state its purpose and show its importance. In these following posts I will attempt to explain what I believe to be the three offices of the … Continue reading

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Resources on Gospel-Powered Sanctification

The sermon this morning was entitled Gospel-Powered Sanctification. I wanted to offer what are, in my opinion, some of the best resources for further study and reflection on this subject. Each of these resources approaches the subject from a slightly … Continue reading

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The Church

During the month of August I am going to do a series of blogs on the Church. I cannot stress enough the importance of Christians having a good understanding of the Church. Have you ever been asked by someone, perhaps … Continue reading

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