Tag: church

How Do I Know God’s Call for My Life?

There seems to be a wide misconception surrounding “God’s will for my life,” or “God’s calling for my life”. Unfortunately, a vague teaching of “God’s will” has lead to a vague understanding of God’s will […]

How is the Church Governed and Led?

Four weeks ago we embarked on a journey to study the doctrine of the church. Thank you to all of the readers who have joined us along the way! Today we will bring this study […]

Church Discipline

One of my recent doctoral seminars at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary required me to articulate the Bible’s teachings on certain matters pertaining to the church. The past three weeks, we have seen a definition of […]

What is the Lord’s Supper?

Two weeks ago we began a study of the local church. If you missed the first two posts, you can check them out here and here. Today we turn our attention to the second of […]

What is Baptism?

Last week we began looking at the church by defining the local church in 100 words or less. If you missed that post, you can check it out here. Part of that definition included “the […]

What is the Local Church?

I am currently in the PhD program at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. My last doctoral seminar was on the topic of biblical ecclesiology—the study of the church. One of our capstone projects was to formulate […]

Eschatology: What Have We Learned?

Now that we have looked at several end-time issues, it’s time to wrap up our study of eschatology. Let’s take a second to remember all we’ve discussed and then tie it all together. In Part […]