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How Jesus Runs the Church

Article by   March 2012
Guy Prentiss Waters, How Jesus Runs the Church (Presbyterian & Reformed Publishing, 2011, 178 pp.) The foreword to this very timely and useful book was written by Dr. T. David Gordon. He relates that, for approximately a decade, he... continue

The Advantage of Virtual Church

Article by   October 2008
All the time the local church is bleeding because people have lost their commitment to the nitty gritty of church life. Some are frustrated that their ministers aren't half as good as the ones they hear online. continue

Results tagged “church” from Reformation21 Blog

Covenantal Gut Check

Article by   February 2014
Have you ever been hit just below your chest in that sweet spot that knocks the wind right out of you? It's scary. What has really happened is that your diaphragm got its clock cleaned and is now having... continue

A plea to prospective university students

Article by   November 2013
From time to time, in the weeks leading up to the beginning of the new school year, I receive enquiries about churches in particular places. They usually go something like this: "So-and-so has got a place to study this-or-that at... continue

Guessing and gauging the street preacher

Article by   October 2013
A couple of interesting questions have come in following the recent piece on street preaching, and it might be helpful to offer some answers in this same environment.First, no, I did not have any particular individual or group in mind... continue

When Satan comes to church

Article by   May 2012
The famous Welsh preacher, Christmas Evans, once vividly described what he imagined Satan would look like if he came to church:The way in which a man hears the Gospel is an index to the state of his heart and the... continue

Rekindling the flame

Article by   March 2012
It may be that you often hear of people praying for revival or are encouraged to do so yourself. It may also be that you are frustrated by what this usually means. In my experience, people praying for revival are... continue

Of Dogs and Churches

Article by   September 2009
Derek's post really got me thinking . . . about dogs. Just kidding.  He got me thinking about loving the church.  My memories are the same as Derek's but have a different starting point.  They go way back past when I was 17. ... continue

The Woman with the Measuring Line

Article by   July 2008
I was alerted by Scott Clark's blog to a year-old article by Sally Morgenthaler in which she declares the worship-evangelism mega-church experiment, of which she was such a proponent, to be a failure.  After a generation of seeker-sensitive consumer-driven worship,... continue

Random Thoughts on Gender, Based on a Small Sample Size

Article by   June 2008
I had the privilege yesterday, along with the other elders of Second Church, of spending the afternoon and evening (before and after evening worship) hearing professions of faith from applicants for membership in our church.  As is usual for a city church,... continue

Make that a Doppio

Article by   May 2008
Connection Metro Church, Denver, which used its foyer coffee bars to attract visitors to its eight satellite churches in the Denver area, has decided to abandon ministry altogether to focus on coffee.    "People liked the coffee a lot better than... continue
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