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Book Review: The Character of the Church

In The Character of the Church, Joe Thorn outlines what are considered to be the distinctive marks of a church. Thorn focuses on the essential elements such as the preaching of the Word, participation in the ordinances of the Lord’s Supper and baptism, faithful biblical leadership by elders and deacons, gracious yet firm church discipline, passionate evangelism, and effective discipleship. 280 more words

Book Reviews

Welcomed at this table

Recently this month, I attended a conference where the Lord’s supper was given during the worship service.  The conference was held prior to Easter Sunday, and what held me in awe of God’s reach of power was that over one hundred representatives from other countries were present along with thousands of other attendees.   365 more words

Church - Why Bother?

I grew up going to church. Mom was a dedicated Christian, but Dad was not in the early years. He would drop Mom, my sister, and myself off on Sunday morning at the side door of 1st Christian Church in Vandalia, MO. 735 more words


Communion Meditation 15: The Gospel Feast

Throughout the Scriptures, the spiritual blessings of the gospel are represented by a feast. Therefore, it should not be surprising that the sacrament of Communion is also known as the Lord’s Supper. 511 more words

Confessing Baptist

Now for the more of Passover

though not sure really because the Lord’s Supper is part of – what? do I call it Easter? – regardless of when Passover? which is it even still to be celebrated? 143 more words

Worshiping the Triune God: The Lord’s Supper

In my last blog post in this series, we talked about the Sermon, which is God’s Word proclaimed to the people.  Every good sermon preaches the gospel—the good news of how God has saved us from our sin and misery through the shed blood of Christ.   333 more words

Sermon: Seeing Jesus

Jesus Christ is Risen! He is risen indeed.

This proclamation is at the heart of the Easter message.

The hope of Easter is that the Crucified One has been raised – death has been conquered, sin erased, and the way into the bosom of the Father opened for all who belong to Christ. 2,898 more words