Blog Posts by Leon Brown

Church Planting and a Theology of Presence

Article by   May 2014
Several weeks ago a dear friend sent a lecture to me, titled, "Theology of Presence in Missions." While I do not recall all of the details of the lecture, I was especially struck by the way in which the lecturer... continue

When We Are Tempted to Sin, Look to Our Baptism

Article by   April 2014
When we are tempted to sin, to what or to whom do we look? The standard answer, which is appropriate, is Christ. We look to him, the great healer and physician, the alpha and omega of our faith, by faith.... continue

Donald Sterling's Racist Remarks?

Article by   April 2014
Much is being said about Donald Sterling's alleged racist remarks. From the landslide of articles written, Facebook and Twitter posts, the verdict seems clear. He made racist comments. While I would love to weigh in on the controversy, I cannot.... continue

Tell Us How You Really Feel: Comments About the Church Plant Initiative

Article by   April 2014
What do you think about our church plant initiative in Richmond, Virginia? From the outside looking in, you can only say so much. The video we created to spread the word and the website we have, which is dedicated to share... continue

Your Wife As Your First Ministry: A Good Thing or Bad?

Article by   April 2014
On numerous occasions, I have heard pastors and parishioners remark, "Your wife is your first ministry." The aforementioned statement can easily be expanded to, "Your family is your first ministry." However, for the purposes of this brief post, I will... continue

Pastor: Will You Burn Out?

Article by   April 2014
I continue to be haunted by a question Tim Rice, pastor of Trinity Presbyterian Church, asked me at the Hunger Games (also known as the PCA Assessment Center). As one of our assessors, he asked me during our two-hour interview,... continue

Our Church Plant Bible Study (A Photo)

Article by   April 2014
God is doing amazing things at our Wednesday evening church plant Bible study. One of the parts I love is hearing and seeing the children participate. Last night our children read scripture, read the Westminster Shorter Catechism, and prayed. I... continue

If Jesus Never Called Himself God, How Did He Become One?

Article by   April 2014
'If Jesus never called himself God, how did he become one?' asks Dr. Bart Ehrman. If you have difficulty answering an objection like this, or similar ones, about Christianity, you can find many resources on the Alpha and Omega ministries webpage... continue

What I Wish I Had Learned in Seminary

Article by   April 2014
Seminary changed my life. Spending time both inside and outside the classroom with my godly professors, learning from them, praying with them, and receiving counsel from them revolutionized my walk with Christ. I cannot remember a time when my professors... continue

Update On Our Church Plant Initiative in Richmond, VA

Article by   April 2014
On Wednesday, April 3, 2014, we had our sixth church plant Bible study. Currently, I am teaching a series on community from the book (or epistle) of Philippians. At this point, we have not escaped the first 2 chapters, but... continue
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