The Role of Elders: Beauty in Plurality

I recently preached on the role of elders to our congregation. You can find that sermon here. I mentioned the qualifications of an elder from 1 Timothy 3:1-7. We also looked at a few passages that showed the plurality of elders from Scripture such as Acts 14:23, Acts 20:17, and Philippians 1:1 just to name …

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T4G “Live V” and CityAlight “There is One Gospel”

Over the last few weeks, Together for the Gospel released their live album from the conference in April and CityAlight released their new album There is One Gospel. Our congregation has greatly benefited from CityAlight’s music and we have enjoyed the T4G albums over the years. The purpose of this post is to make you …

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Structure of the Church from the Baptist Faith and Message

Below is a portion of the Baptist Faith and Message Study Guide published by Lifeway. Purchase a copy here. Charles Kelley, Richard Land, and Albert Mohler served in providing commentary for the Baptist Faith and Message Study Guide. Structure of the Church (Chapter 9, pages 90-91) "The New Testament provides a blueprint for church structure. …

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Al Mohler on the Office of Pastor

Dr. Mohler is the president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Below are his tweets from 6/14/22 regarding the Baptist Faith and Message and pastors. I thought this may be helpful to share on this medium for those interested regarding current conversations in the Southern Baptist Convention. “In 2000 Southern Baptists overwhelmingly adopted the Baptist …

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Should churches pray for other churches?

The 1689 London Baptist Confession, Chapter 26 Paragraph 14, begins by stating, "Every church and all its members are obligated to pray continually for the good and prosperity of all churches of Christ in every place." In Ephesians 6:18, Scripture says, "praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that …

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