A contemplation of all things church... and a desire for an increasingly pure church reformed by the word of God.
Tuesday, December 04, 2007
The Nagging Question
The brothers over at The Council of Reforming Churches have just started a new conversation that will surely be edifying and helpful. The constant nagging question for pastors and those involved in reform is, "What does reform look like?" And if you're in a predominantly-ethnic church, the question couples itself with questions about ethnic identity and expression. Eric Redmond leads off the discussion with a round of really helpful questions. Check it out "Culture Clash" and comment.
I love the Lord because He first loved me. I love His people because He has given me a new heart. I have received God's favor in the form of my wife, Kristie. And together we know His blessing through three children. I was once a Muslim, and by God's grace I have been saved through faith in Jesus Christ. By God's unfathomable grace I am a preacher of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, in which I hope to serve Him until He returns or calls me home!
Tornadoes and the Mystery of Suffering
Sam Storms, the pastor at Bridgeway Church, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in an article entitled "Tornadoes and the Mystery of Suffering and Sovereignty" wrote th...