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Robert Baillie on Moses and separatism

What to Moses and the Prophets was not a sufficient cause of separation from the Churches of their time, is not a sufficient cause for us to separate from the Churches in our times. 201 more words

Early Covenanters

The Value of the Study of Church Polity

It is no surprise that I like church polity*. But my appreciation for church polity is not in the rules, as if I am some kind of stringent rule-follower. 1,063 more words

Ecclesiology

Youth Ministry as the Ministry of Young People

What shall we do with young people when they grow out of messy church?

How do we integrate young people into the life of the church?

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Youth Ministry

making our mission and ministry Jesus-shaped

… or, learning, through reading the Bible, how to serve others as Jesus did.

Since handing in my notice last week (I am about to move to pastures new), I have been reflecting, not only on what has been achieved through my ministry, but why and how.   656 more words

Origin of the Word “Church” | Andy Zoppelt

Find the Original Article HERE

Find Andy Zoppelt’s site (The Real Church) HERE

Practical Theology

Rethinking Matthew 18 and Church Discipline

Matthew 18 is often brought up in conversations about ecclesiology and “church discipline,” that is, how the church ought to respond to a believer who refuses to repent from sin. 1,585 more words