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The Office of Deacon is Not Limited to Men

“Its scriptural officers are pastors and deacons. While both men and women are gifted for service in the church, the office of pastor is limited to men as qualified by Scripture.”  1,430 more words

NAMB & 9Marks Church Planting & Revitalization Conference 2017

9Marks and the North American Missions Board (NAMB) partnered with Send DC to hold a one-day conference on church planting and revitalization in DC.  This year’s focus was “Understanding the Basics for Planters & Revitalizers”. 86 more words

1 Samuel 10:17-27 (Part 3) - If Ya Ain't Part of the Solution; You're Part of the Problem

1 Samuel 10:17-27 (Part 3 of 3)
Saul Is Acclaimed King

If you are not part of the solution then you are part of the problem. 1,558 more words

Book Of 1 Samuel

Aristotle for Christian Politics

The School of Athens, 1511

Especially in American schools of theological discourse, there is a nigh-eternal tension between the terms of Christian doctrine-practice and politics. 1,382 more words

The Purpose of the Church

Perhaps the primary idea of the church was fellowship.  It was the corporate and social outcome of individual relation to Christ.  Christianity is social as well as personal.  258 more words

The Church

Christian ministry is not only for the task of a pastor, but of the local churches.

I am persuaded that the church today has many more consumers than committed participants. 760 more words


How does the role of the local church play in the role of personal transformation? Can one grow apart from the local church?

In the book by… 852 more words